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The World is a Ghetto (1972) by WAR

All I knew of this band was “Low Rider” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends?”. Despite the evident commercial success of this record I had never even heard the title track or the successful single from this record. I had literally no idea what I was getting into. But this is great stuff: the majority …

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Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste (2007, 2013 Expanded Edition)

Note: I am reviewing the reissue. This is an engaging, thought-provoking and highly readable discussion about taste, what it is, and the philosophical and practical issues inherent in taste.

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The Log for Friday December 30, 2016

What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pancakes with blueberries and yogurt; tea Morning: rice and vegetables; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: turkey, stuffing and cheddar sandwich on pumpernickel Dinner: untold pieces of sushi and sashimi, at least 3 potstickers, one serving of salad, one serving of pea shoots and mushrooms and tofu, other food I forgot; …

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The Log for Tuesday October 4, 2016

What I ate Breakfast: a tiny bit of Harvest Crunch and a serving or so of Minnie Wheats with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; macintosh Lunch: large sandwich featuring salami, old cheddar, tomatoes, mustard, mayo on pumpernickel Dinner: the last of my homemade lasagna; glass of pink lemonade After dinner: …