Wes Phillips

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Wes Phillips Posted: Nov 01, 2007 0 comments
Michael Chabon on the liberating properties of genre fiction.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Nov 01, 2007 0 comments
I just discovered the World Passport podcast at ethnomusic.podmatic.com, which has tons of cool Calypso, Kompa, Highlife, jazz, and Kinshasha guitar music for your delectation and delight. I've been listening to "J'Ouvert Morning Calypso"—classic old-school Calypso—all morning, which is coaxing me out of my first-cold-of-the-winter funk. "Suck Me Soucouyant," indeed.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 31, 2007 0 comments
NPR has four of 'em up, including a good 'un by Neil Gaiman. All of them are 30 seconds long.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 31, 2007 0 comments
The Telegraph picks the scariest movie scenes.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 31, 2007 0 comments
Forget the usual suspects, says ACD. For real Halloween chills, read Henry James.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 31, 2007 0 comments
I like Halloween as much as the next guy, but this grisly repast is way beyond my gag factor.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 30, 2007 1 comments
Bill Wyman (no, not that one) calculates the sell-out factor for when musicians whore out—um, I mean, lease—their muse.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 30, 2007 0 comments
Jeremy Clarkson rightly rogers the Volvo S80 SE Sport. This is auto reviewing as a contact sport.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 30, 2007 2 comments
I was raised in Virginia, so for me, the perfect ham is a Smithfield-cured ham. I think I was 21 before I ever tasted that bland concoction sold at delis as "ham." It might be pork, but ham it am't.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 29, 2007 0 comments
Oh boy! Your iPod is going to die, too. Want to know when?
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 29, 2007 0 comments
They're always in the last place you look.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 29, 2007 0 comments
Tony Perrottet tells us that Spike Jones was closer to being right than we suspected.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 29, 2007 1 comments
Good news! You're going to die—want to find out when?
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 26, 2007 1 comments
I've written before about my immense regard for Garry Trudeau's The Sandbox milblog. Today, Owen Powell (aka SGT Roy Batty) posts about his experiences in DC promoting the book Dunesbury.com's The Sandbox, visiting the Pentagon, the Vietnam memorial, and Walter Reed Hospital.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 26, 2007 1 comments
And Huck will stare at you for hours attempting to convince you it's kibble time.

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