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Saudades is a Portuguese word meaning sadness or longing for times past, or in a musical context, blues. The results on this double-disc album, Saudadesare explosive, dynamic, and utterly compelling This is one of the finer moments in recent ECM history, and a fitting tribute to Williams and his contribution to a music that sharply divided "purists' who still are a pain in the ass in trying to preserve jazz as a museum pieceand those more progressive thinking fans who were -- and are still -- looking for a music that could breathe, engage the culture, and continue to grow".
Although I, as a writer, was writing that stuff, I was, first, very much a fan of the material. A pitch is just really elaborate, well-done, and professionally-scribed fan-fiction until you get paid for it, right? But something my pal EJ Feddes wrote to me this last week or two ago got me going.
In the new issue of Nature, the neuroscientist Larry Young offers a grand unified theory of love. The not-so-bad news is that you may enjoy this potion if you took it knowingly with the right person. But the really good news, as I see it, is that we might reverse-engineer an anti-love potion, a vaccine preventing you from making an infatuated ass of yourself. Could any discovery be more welcome?
To say that I am excited is to say that the sun is kinda warm. Blackest Terror, as much as I love it, was written close to four years ago. Thor was written about 1 year ago.
It seems every six months or so, I find I'm introducing myself to a whole new set of cats, and I'm running out of cute and entertaining ways to do it. This time, let's leave it at this: I'm Larry Young. I'm the Minister of Propaganda for one of the best comic stores in the country, Comix Experience.
Sign in. After his parents' divorce, he moved to Los Angeles, California to live with his grandmother. When he was 12, his grandmother died and he moved back to his mother's place, who had remarried and was launching a Broadway career. He then appeared in the New York City Center production of "Taming the Shrew", followed by a year in regional theater.
Though a work of fiction, the sardonic events do follow an arc that many members of fandom would prefer to have been true. This was soon followed by Astronauts in Trouble: Space released as a graphic novel in August, and the limited three issue set Astronauts in Trouble: One Shot, One Beer released as a graphic novel on December 13, Not having had the pleasure of originally experiencing this series, it is exciting to have a second chance thanks to Image Comics.
He looks enormoustaking batting practice. At 6'4", there's a belly on him but plenty of muscle to go with it, a thickness that shows through his green T-shirt, gray shorts and desert-camouflage leggings. He's bigger than everyone else on the field. When he hits, it sounds like firecrackers going off.