Monthly Archives: June 2011

Franks-a-Lot

My mother used to tell a story of how her very young daughter–already, shall we say, a voluptuary of sorts–ate so many hot dogs that she made herself viciously sick to such a degree that even today, more than three … Continue reading

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Coastal Cave

Come larpers, come nerds, come fanboys. Reading Terminal Market welcomes all. Like the trio of ninja turtles, wearing homemade shells. Like the prepubescent boy dressed like Harry Potter, complete with glasses outlined on his face with eyeliner. Like the jedi … Continue reading

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Hot Town, Cold Food: Tokyo Sushi Bar

Blaring tv noise–is someone channel surfing?–wafting through my open windows. How else such an insomnia-producing pastiche of sounds. Commercials wailing. Music played with a foreign bleat. A low hum of response with fitful barking laughter from the watchers. Daytime and … Continue reading

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