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Bland Boy

September 11, 2015

Almost thirty years ago, Lorrie Moore came up with the “Lovesick” anagram “Sock Evil,” but still no one has recorded […]

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I Wanna Be Around

August 21, 2015

Last night I saw Terence Davies’s 1988 movie, Distant Voices, Still Lives, for the first time. Some of you may […]

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Miguel

August 10, 2015

Something like Less Than Zero crossed with Dirty Mind, Miguel’s latest album, Wildheart, is a murky exploration of decadence, ambition, […]

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I was having trouble …

July 20, 2015

… making progress on what I ought to be working on, so I jotted down some notes on Trainwreck instead. […]

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WPA Revue

January 14, 2015

I’m really excited to put on this show Thursday, Jan. 15 at Walker Art Center. Also I’m looking forward to […]

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Prince Article

July 5, 2014

Here’s a longer piece I wrote about Prince for Mpls.-St. Paul magazine.    

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All-Time Top 20 Pairs of Dylan Hicks’s Socks. How Many Have You Worn?

December 8, 2013

1. Brown-and-green argyle with orange toe stitch 2. White athletic, red paint stain near right toe 3. Brown dress, left […]

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Update

April 17, 2013

Okay, I promised I would update this thing infrequently, and once again I’m living up to my promises. Here’s what […]

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Cafe Waugh

July 12, 2012

One of my favorite passages from Evelyn Waugh comes from the author’s note to Vile Bodies. As they say, wait […]

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Reading tomorrow at the U of M

April 30, 2012

I see that I’ve been inconsistent in the writing the headers for these blog posts, sometimes using headline style, sometimes […]

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