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Entries from December 2013

Reading Captain Cap

December 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Videos of me reading from my translation of Alphonse Allais’s book, Captain Cap: His Adventures, His Ideas, His Drinks, have been posted here and here.  Thanks to Farewell Debut for shooting them; and to Derek Pell for posting them.  And thanks to Anthony Matt for the photo.

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Insects Have Taken Santa’s Place

December 24th, 2013 · No Comments

I wrote this for the Holiday Recording Party, which Meg Reichardt organizes every year in Brooklyn.  You can hear it over here; joining me are Doug Roesch on guitar and Ralph Hamperian on tuba. Poor little Jim and May!  I hope your holidays are better than theirs.

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A Christmas Song

December 17th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Another round for the holidays.  

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Index Cards (60)

December 9th, 2013 · 4 Comments

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To the Lions with Them!

December 5th, 2013 · No Comments

Aleister Crowley used to great carolers by flinging open the door and roaring, “To the lions with them!”  This charming holiday tradition inspired the following round.  

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Index Cards (59)

December 2nd, 2013 · 2 Comments

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