Monthly Archives: June 2011

Negotation and agency, a conversation on successful relationships

We finish out this month with a conversation I had with writer Johnny Murdoc. In between our talks about comics, storytelling, and print culture; we’ve had more than a few discussions about how people relate to each other in romantic … Continue reading

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A few thoughts before I post my last interview for the month

First is this segment of Radiolab’s episode on symmetry including a part where Robert retells this story “from Plato, by way of Aristophanes.” And then there are these quotes from “The Dispossessed” by Ursula LeGuin.  The first comes from page … Continue reading

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There are times I can’t figure you out, you’re so aloof.

Before I start my series of last posts, mostly centered around my last interview, I wanted to post this video from “Swing Time.”  Like “Honey Pot,” I’ve thought about it a bit over the years.

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Be a human: a conversation on the more romantic side of the Internet

It feels like in every relationship and romantic near miss I have had since moving to Chicago, the internet has played an essential role.  This has left me wondering about our growing use of it in modern relationships and the … Continue reading

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Take me by the hand and lead me to that land…

First Beat Happening’s “Honey Pot.”  I first heard it a decade ago and I still don’t know if there is a better of song suited for 90% of my romantic life. And above is a Adrian Tomine illustration (and link) … Continue reading

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Are You The Favorite Person of Anybody?

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Sorry for the unexpected intermission

This song has little to do with what I am going to write, but it makes the wheels of “Any Other Time” move a little after such an absence of content.  That absence is something I just wanted to say … Continue reading

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