I continue to be amazed at the amount of work being poured into this site by a relatively small group of rather dedicated (some might say cultish) users. Some are here for purposes involving educational coursework, while others, like myself, take a more recreational approach to the wake. In the five plus years of the […]
Archive for October, 2010
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My great uncle Aubrey C. German, buried at Arlington National Cemetery, who stepped on a land mine at Normandy, and in the short-but-sweet words of my father, “that was the end of that.” My father was just two and a half months old when Aubrey was killed. In the course of reading about my great-uncle … Continue reading Memorial Day →
From a weekend at the boat.
This week’s murder ballad is the Red-Headed Stranger by Eugene Chadbourne and Shockabilly. Yes, I know it’s originally a Willie Nelson song, and maybe I’ll post Willie’s version later in the year. Shockabilly’s version is the first I was exposed to, due to my unusual musical adolescence. And admit it, it’s fucking great. Nice attempt at … Continue reading Murder Ballad of the Week, 5/25/15: The Red-Headed Stranger →