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Posts published by “Byron Spooner”

Indiana Travelogue

As soon as my wife Judy and I decided to go to Chicago for our vacation I started talking about going to Hammond. Judy understands…

Best Things

Best Thing I Heard All Week:  James McMurtry, Complicated Game. Hear them crabbers cuss the weather And they cuss the government too Nowadays crabbin' and…

Going into the City…

Back in the days right after the extinction of the dinosaurs, when I was still new to New York City, it was a pretty frequent…

Best Things This Week

Next time you see some gushing twit handing out a load of bullshit at the Academy Awards about the power of movies to 'change the world,' consider Dr. Strangelove.

Wild Man Still On The Loose

To this day “Oh, Lord, it’s Jerry Lee Lewis,” or some variation of that, is probably a fairly common response to any encounter with Jerry Lee; his reputation has always preceded him. It was pretty much my reaction when I heard there was yet another Jerry Lee Lewis book on the horizon.

Kansas City Lightning

To me the most boring part of any biography is the beginning. You know, all that stuff about the subject’s childhood and schooling and who…

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