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8 Years Gone: The National "Alligator"

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Reading about Australian work holiday visas, sorting cue cards into personal value piles, learning that all art in the ’80s was either about AIDS or Reagan: These are some of the things that I’ve been doing while putting off writing about…

Mingus: Giving Zero Fucks

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Intro to Music by Mood: Music is one of those human experience universalities found in the same tier as hunger, emotion and death. Modern humans have been raging up and down the pentatonic scale for tens of thousands of years – probably…

How to get over your ex

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Take some good advice for a fucking change. It’s been a few years and you two don’t talk, but you still think about them. CODE RED! Run for the hills! It’s a case of mental and sometimes physical retardation that…

How to get what you want

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Take some good advice for a fucking change. Think about something about yourself that’s not only a stressor, but a pattern. What’s that thing you obsess and worry over all the time? Want to never think about it again without…

Pope's poetry is slammin'

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My friend, Michael Pope, is in the Costa Rican jungle with his beautiful girlfriend and sweet job. Tough life. He’s a busy guy in paradise, though. Nonetheless, he has big plans for Thought Pollution. We’re thinking: videos of slam poetry…