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August 2003 Archives

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Thursday, August 28th, 2003

Quote on the Weakerthans’ tour page: “Persons wanted: for hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger,safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.” SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON, January 13, 1914; The Endurance Expedition I’m having trouble convincing all […]

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Alejandro and the ‘Hawks

Sunday, August 24th, 2003

Been getting some flak about the Alejandro Escovedo benefit from some people, mostly trainspotters who like to revel in seeing someone eat their words. I ain’t eating anything, and if you don’t know what I’m talking about, then forget I even mentioned it. Al Baekeland […]

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Rx for your heart – help the greats

Saturday, August 16th, 2003

With These Hands, Across the Border Calgary performers will gather at the Ironwood Stage on Saturday, August 30 for a benefit evening to help Alejandro Escovedo pay for the costs associated with the treatment of complications related to hepatitis C. The Austin, Texas based singer-songwriter […]

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The definition of a gentleman

Saturday, August 9th, 2003

I’ve been getting a few emails saying that the “rant” isn’t really a rant at all- that it’s not angry enough. Well folks, when there’s something for me to be mad about, you’ll be the first to know. Got one from MiniDisc telling me to […]

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Chicken Little

Friday, August 8th, 2003

Just when you think you’ve got it all worked out, the whole frickin’ sky comes crashing down. I realize that this is not news to most of you, and it sure ain’t news to me either, but every time it happens, I still get tied […]

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There’s always a Big Inning

Wednesday, August 6th, 2003

Well, here goes nothin’. I got a few pals that do this on a semi-regular basis, and I always get a kick out of their ravings, so, “what the hell,” I sez to myself, I sez. I guess the main idea behind this thing is […]

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