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The Blood Orphans are coming to town, and you will want to read about it. Written by 'recovering rock musician' Michael Shilling, the book Rock Bottom is obviously a must-read. Although why exactly it would be set in Amsterdam eludes me completely.

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I saw you join his group on Facebook and was instantly intrigued. I can't wait for publication. It should be a solid read.
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... whereas Liesbeth got it from me (I think?) and I got it from Adam. Sometimes facebook can actually be a useful source for information!

Sounds like this should be a fun read... and it's available on the german/austrian amazon. Neat![/b]
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C'mon people, now / smile on your brothers / everybody get together / try to love one another / right now.
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That site is effing hilarious. Too bad the closest reading is Ann Arbor. I'll have to read this...
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http://www.largeheartedboy.com/blog/arc ... ich_5.html

"Mr. Vinegar"? What the heck does that mean?
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Moni wrote:http://www.largeheartedboy.com/blog/arc ... ich_5.html

"Mr. Vinegar"? What the heck does that mean?
T'is a description of the singer's general vim, verve and vigor.
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Welcome back! :)
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Marvelous Mike is also blogging today for Paper Cuts, the NY Times books blog. Read it here.
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Liesbeth wrote: Although why exactly it would be set in Amsterdam eludes me completely.
Actually, that question is answered in the book, in an interview with the author at the end.
I finally got my copy and I'll dive right into it once I'm finished with Mr. Arthur C. Clarke.
Oh and here's an interesting interview.
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It's important to note, if for no one else but us, that Michael left the band a long time ago. So his characterizations of the Long Winters are valid only up to 2003, if then.
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Have they changed for the better, or...?
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rock on!
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The co-writer is also "Doctor Diabolicus", frontman for the group "DIAMOND DEAD". Now why does that sound familiar to me?

Something straight-to-DVD?
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