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Of Youth and Age: 5 Things That Have Changed As I’ve Grown Older

Author’s Note: Let me take this space to thank my lovely wife for helping me generate some of this post’s content. By “generate content,” I mean that she helped me remember things that have changed for me as I’ve gotten older, which, evidently, was too much of a mental struggle for me.   I stole part […]

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A Place At The Table

I listen to NPR. I listen to NPR a lot. I may have even donated to my local station for two consecutive years. I may or may not also have a Bob Dylan tribute CD because of said donations. That CD may or may not be in the trash right now because Miley Cyrus and […]

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Instead of a Show

I have a complicated relationship with “Praise and Worship” music. In the first place, it bothers me that when we say the word ‘worship,’ we have come more and more to mean ‘sing songs,’ though there is no question that such a definition is almost comically limiting. In the second place, I am wary of […]

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Saturday Morning News: February 9th, 2013

In Moscow, Scandals Shake A Storied Ballet The Beatles in unseen images Soccer’s New Match-Fixing Scandal: Hunted former cop may have up to 30 guns, source says No halftime show for the next Super Bowl? Postal Service Moves To Halt Saturday Mail CIA nominee defends drone strikes How boy was rescued from bunker US braces […]

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Dark Blues: Ben Harper’s Get Up!

  By Ben Taylor I started listening to Ben Harper right around the time that I first learned to play guitar. As all self-taught teenage musicians, I was dreadful. So to hear the opening riffs of Napster-acquired songs like 1997’s “Faded” come through the speakers of my dad’s Gateway 2000 was utterly terrifying. I was […]

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A Look Back at 2012

2012 came to a close a few weeks ago and since we ended the year with our top fifty posts of the year, we never really had the chance to inundate you with other lists that have become as ubiquitous at the end of the year as The Counting Crows. So with that in mind […]

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#6 Spotify, The Pirate Bay, and the Lie That They Don’t Matter

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year. We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us. We […]

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#22 Why The Band Would Beat Your band In Kickball

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year.  We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us.  We […]

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Saturday Morning News: November 17th, 2012

5 signs the Syrian conflict is changing Struggle For Smarts? How Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning US ‘biggest oil producer by 2017’ Fact-Checking ‘Lincoln’  Soundgarden, Again Israel mobilizing troops for ‘possible invasion of Gaza’ Lawmakers shown video of envoy being dragged out Jagger On The Apocalyptic ‘Gimme Shelter’ Legend of ‘Johnny Football’ grows Opinion: […]

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Your Favorite Posts in October

Happy Halloween.  Enjoy the video below and don’t forget to have a look at some of the most viewed posts this month.         #1 A Dad’s Ranking of Pixar’s Movies #2 When Things Go Right #3 It’s Not Really About the Shoes – on Trendiness and Our Pursuits #4 A Name Worth Remembering: Roberts Blossom #5 Stop Watching Grey’s Anatomy, but […]

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