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the 919, another indie hub, home to superchunk, archers of loaf, merge, mammoth, carrboro, shrimp and grits at crooks corner, the university, where I once saw a raushenberg show, yardleys

Gunn – Dartmouth tennis player Emily Zhou is the top ladies player since Rebecca Dirksen

Gunn graduate and Dartmouth recruit Emily Zhou (Gunn 2019, Darmouth 2023) is the best ladies tennis prospect in two decades, since Rebecca Dirksen — two time CCS Champion for Gunn and Wearer of The Green All Time Great at Dartmouth … Continue reading

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3M VS 31 M’s

3M, also known as Minnesota Mining, is an 89 billion dollar corporate conglomerate. The “31 M’s” are the bands booked by Eric Dimenstein and Jim Romeo’s Ground Control Touring of Los Angeles and Brooklyn (but apparently not Chapel Hill or … Continue reading

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Open letter to Jimbo: isn’t it time, baby?

OR TO HIS AGENT AND PUBLICIST Hello, [NAME OF AGENT]: Ask Jimbo if he wants to play a free show Sunday August 4 in Palo Alto, downtown at Lytton Plaza*. Afternoon, daylight. It would be a makeup to a cancelled … Continue reading

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Merge at 30

Merge at 30 is a party for the record label located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina or Carrboro, July 24-27, 2019. That implies the label was founded in 1989. I first heard about Merge or attended a Superchunk event at … Continue reading

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3 wishes: Archers Of Loaf playing ‘Web in Front’ at starting line of SF/2

#2, hearing “Wrong” recede from sound as I proceed up the Embarcadero #3, THREE MORE WISHES

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Three Davidson alumni sports trading cards

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Hi, Jamie

b/w Jack Kerouac Lowell High Football #35 2013 bobble-head doll spotted above the bar at Old Pro sports bar in Palo Alto, the home town of Beat poet Lew Welch edit to add: Jamie Stewart as a duo called Xiu … Continue reading

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