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Life in a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. B.M.A.T.C., and Etruscan typewriter erasers. Blogged by David Gorsline.

Monday, 22 March 2004

Chapter headings of Georges Polti's 36 dramatic situations from Wordplay's archives.

posted: 9:59:58 PM  

I hope this turns out to be good news ultimately for Tower Records. That is, I hope that at least one of the five D.C. locations remains open after the consortium of creditors spins off the business they've just acquired.

(Thanks to ArtsJournal.)

posted: 9:34:26 PM  

Tidbit from Septime Webre's ballet lecture/demo tonight: look for a red light at the back of the house, behind the orchestra seats, and/or at the balcony rail. Dancers use it for spotting.

posted: 9:27:37 PM  

Dave English explains the rationale behind the 3-letter Location Identifiers for some of the airports I have used: IAD (Dulles for D.C.), CVG (Greater Cincinnati), ORF (Tidewater Virginia), ORD (O'Hare for Chicago).

(Thanks to kottke.org.)

posted: 12:52:07 PM  

I've had my mondegreen moment for the day: The title card comes up on the TV screen for the B-52's' "Deadbeat Club." Hunh. So I guess they're not really singing "dead beef club."

posted: 8:12:48 AM  

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