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U.S. Coast Guard

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Americana, Featured | Comments Off on U.S. Coast Guard

Let’s say you’re a nitwit, and you decide it’s a good idea to...

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Disco Music

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Featured, Music | Comments Off on Disco Music

Oh, come on, loosen up. I know it’s been fashionable for the last 30...

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The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Featured, The Arts | Comments Off on The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler

“Philip Marlowe here. This book was my first appearance in print. Of...

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Julia Roberts

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts has been at the top of the A-List in Hollywood ever since Pretty...

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Back to the Future

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in Featured, Film | Comments Off on Back to the Future

Rev up your DeLorean time machine, take it up to exactly 88 miles per hour,...

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Pacific Coast Highway

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Featured, Travel | Comments Off on Pacific Coast Highway

You probably recognize this as “the road in a thousand new car...

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Phil Mickelson

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Featured, Sports | Comments Off on Phil Mickelson

O Phil Mickelson, how many times have we watched as you lined up to attempt a...

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Amazon.com

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Americana, Featured | Comments Off on Amazon.com

Okay, here’s a project: Try to think of something Amazon doesn’t...

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“Joy of Cooking”

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Featured, Food | Comments Off on “Joy of Cooking”

If ever a cookbook deserved to be a Great American Thing, this is the one....

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L.L. Bean

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Americana, Featured | Comments Off on L.L. Bean

In today’s urbanized America, it’s not likely that a company...

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