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good as gold

my daughter, the fledgling journalist, found this ad in a 1993 issue of the Rockville Center Herald. A bloody mary with horseradish? Sounds like something Rachel Menken might drink. “I’ll have a Bloody Murray, extra Gold’s” she said, as she fit

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how it art

Saw comic book artist & writer Howard Chaykin, speak at Special Edition, NYC. He said: comics tell time with space – larger panels are longer periods of time – smaller panels are short bursts of time and: horizontal panels are

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in memorium II

Bert Cooper is not dead! He’s just released his inner Pierpont Finch.

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mother’s day present?

Did you watch Mad Men last night? Ouch! Poor Peggy! I saw Elizabeth Moss last summer on the subway. Almost didn’t recognize her with short blonde hair & “causal-punk” wardrobe. (And that’s enough silly “celebrity-spotting” posts for now, don’t you

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are you ready for new “mad men” tonight? how about a refreshing giant “old-fashioned”, and a refresh, first.  

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