Monthly Archives: May 2012

Siegfried Oswald Kittycat: Jai Alai Master

NOTE: As I am typing this, Herr S.O Kittycat is on his favorite perch for “computer time”: on his cat tree about 6 inches away from my head. This enables him to perform crucial editorial functions, meow directly into my … Continue reading

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High on High Life

High Life came and went from theaters with little fanfare. Our loss. This little Canadian masterpiece has become one of my favorite black comedies, a movie that I can watch over and over again. SPOILER ALERT: Tons of spoilers forthcoming. … Continue reading

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Heart of the City Farmer’s Market

The Heart of the City Farmer’s Market is as integral a part of my living experience in The City as is eating, walking and breathing. I go every Wednesday without fail, and it’s a key addition to my daily diet … Continue reading

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Chicken Nuggets & Mac’n’Cheez

I ran across an article written by an American cookbook author who wrote a French cookbook. She’d read the enormously popular new child-rearing book Bringing Up Bebe, which compares French (and other European countries) child rearing which is considerably more … Continue reading

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Worst Roommate Ever: The Beginning

The last two or so years at my flat involved dealing with three of the most difficult personalities one should ever have to experience in roommates. Certainly, there was one in particular that stood a massive head and shoulders above … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk

A simple, powerful, moving account of one of our worst hate crimes In 1978, when Dan White calmly walked through the offices of City Hall to murder, in cold blood, the two men he, with his small, selfish mind, felt … Continue reading

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Siegfried: The Creation Myth

All larger-than-life entities have a creation myth, and this is the creation myth of Siegfried Oswald Kittycat. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, Siegfried is, by leaps and bounds, the Best Cat Ever. Even when he was but a little … Continue reading

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