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Mrs. Addington’s Critique Of Her Student’s Handprint Turkeys

November 13, 2010

Aaron Pickering: What Aaron lacks in artistic ability-a sense of proportion and scale-he almost makes up for in his enthusiasm for cutting and gluing paper. Will probably do quite well in either the food service industry or as a college English major. Jennifer Blount: It’s probably not even fair to assess Jennifer’s work, given her, [...]

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How High Is Too High? Bob Villa Ranks The Intoxications Resulting From Working With Various Industrial Chemicals

October 24, 2010

6. Oil-Based Paint You want to paint over those old cabinets, but don’t want to sand them down first. Which means you’ve got to resort to oil-based paint. Which means that you’ll have a low-grade ache knotted around your brain-stem for at least twelve hours after you’re done painting. You might as well use this [...]

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Amazon Review of Infinite Jest, by David Foster Wallace (One Star)

August 7, 2010

Okay, so the reason I’m giving one star is because they don’t let you give a half star. First off, I paid the extra three dollars for shipping, and it still showed up like a week and a half after I ordered it. And the stupid guy from UPS left the package on the front [...]

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Tucker Baines Reviews The Murky Fringe

December 8, 2009

My father used to say, Ambition is a good thing. He wasn’t one for poetry, but you get the idea. In the case of  The Murky Fringe, ambition is bogged down by necessity, hindered by the self-imposed rule to post once a day. Instead of polished pieces we get sketches, which are often the seeds [...]

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