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Kelefa Sanneh book VS Xgau review of such; or ‘to get in doors again’

Bottom line up front as Michael McFaul son of a music teacher would say BLUF: Jeano Edwards and stylist Chloe Grace Press photographed models Baba Chogwu and Temitope Ajayi at the gardens of the Monkey Island Estate hotel, which is … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Xgau (or his avatar)

ok,I can only read about 1/10th of Xgau book review before concluding I should definitely buy this book, I should definitely read this book and likely I will never read such book. Just a few pages or enough to tell … Continue reading

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Ten in the Swear Jar or XITSJ

Not to be confused with university of illinois at urbana champaign whatever.I wrote this a year ago, before I was banned from PAW.And thank you XGAU for the inspiration — he had something about Indestructible Beat of Soweto which I’ve … Continue reading

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ChristgAU on MuldAUr

The AU standard: Don’t You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker [Last, 2018] Now 75, Muldaur became a dynamo in her fifties, an album a year between 1998 and 2011. Always a nuanced singer, she … Continue reading

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5. Jesus Christ was an Only Child (in 600 words, 19 images)

5. Jesus Christ was an Only Child and probably never spend a Monday late morning early afternoon uploading photos from his stupid cell phone to his spiffy computer and weird blog. Continue reading

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Christgau on “Passing Strange”; or pasting strange

as the only person on the planet who saw the negro problem on haight street and 17 years later saw jc brooks at bottom of the hill — the way my pops may be the only guy who heard gabby … Continue reading

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