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Sleeping With the Guitar Player
NY Times ^ | 3.13.2005 | Jean Hanff Korelitz

Posted on 03/12/2005 2:56:47 PM PST by NYC GOP Chick

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1 posted on 03/12/2005 2:56:47 PM PST by NYC GOP Chick
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To: lavrenti; hellinahandcart; sauropod; cyborg; Clemenza; Oschisms; NYCVirago; Gabz; ...
Yeah, I know this is yet another navel-gazing piece of crap trying to pass as serious news/thought from the NY Times, but I thought the title would bring in a lot of attention. ;)
2 posted on 03/12/2005 2:57:55 PM PST by NYC GOP Chick (www.Hillary-Watch.org)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
Kinda cool article. I'm fighting the urge to buy a few thousand dollars of drums and sound-proof the spare bedroom in our house. I had the things nearly mastered in the '70's, but now...

We'll see.

3 posted on 03/12/2005 3:03:48 PM PST by willgolfforfood
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To: NYC GOP Chick

LOL!

She fell asleep at the Beacon eh?
Brave lass!


4 posted on 03/12/2005 3:07:13 PM PST by Darksheare (I'll take away your reality and swap it with my OWN twisted and HORRIBLE reality! [and charge a fee])
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To: NYC GOP Chick

it used to fit rather well.......now at 295#, it tends to lay at a 45 degree angle across my belly

Its still the coolest sounding thing though

5 posted on 03/12/2005 3:09:16 PM PST by Revelation 911
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To: Revelation 911

Wow! I bet that thing just rips your face off through a nice Fender Twin...JFK


6 posted on 03/12/2005 3:14:16 PM PST by BADROTOFINGER (Life sucks. Get a helmet.)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
Don't mess with us basement guitar playing middle age stars. It is a lot cheaper at $40 an hour a lesson than $100 an hour for therapy, and a lot more fun, for us at least. I just bought a Tascam CDGT1mkII Portable CD Guitar Trainer so that I can slow down the big boys and jam with them. Sure beats shoveling snow!!
7 posted on 03/12/2005 3:14:17 PM PST by blue-duncan
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To: willgolfforfood

Go for it! :)


8 posted on 03/12/2005 3:14:44 PM PST by NYC GOP Chick (www.Hillary-Watch.org)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
Yeah, I know this is yet another navel-gazing piece of crap trying to pass as serious news/thought from the NY Times

Why do you think this is being passed of as serious news? Not my impression at all.

9 posted on 03/12/2005 3:15:17 PM PST by Doe Eyes
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To: Revelation 911

Nice pic, but I *really* wish you hadn't pinged me to such a large photo. Until that post drops out of my Comments, it pushes everything off the screen and I can't see if I have new mail, etc., without scrolling all the way over. :(


10 posted on 03/12/2005 3:15:48 PM PST by NYC GOP Chick (www.Hillary-Watch.org)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
Sleeping with the guitar player

Sigh...those were the days....

11 posted on 03/12/2005 3:16:07 PM PST by riri
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To: Doe Eyes

OK, serious thought. How's that?

Yeesh. Everyone's a freaking critic!


12 posted on 03/12/2005 3:16:30 PM PST by NYC GOP Chick (www.Hillary-Watch.org)
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To: NYC GOP Chick
After that first guitar, a Cort, and its sidekick amplifier, Paul ordered up a Fender Stratocaster, a Gibson Les Paul, a Marshall amp, a reissue of a 1952 Telecaster ("like the guitar Keith plays"), an Ibanez acoustic/electric and a Fender Acoustasonic amp.

Poets make enough to afford all this gear at Princeton?!

Dear Hiring Committee,

There was a young man from Nantucket...


13 posted on 03/12/2005 3:16:39 PM PST by Slings and Arrows ("I live in Michigan, but even if I lived in Kuala Lumpur I'd still think you were an idiot.")
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It occurs to me that much of his success in this odd endeavor derives from the fact that he just didn't know the whole thing was impossible, that his dearth of musicality, advanced age and lack of Rock Star lips meant that it was flatly impossible for him to become the thing he had decided he wanted to become. Then again, some of that obtuseness might have derived from being male in the first place.

Unlike women, for whom menopause serves as an unignorable transition, a line dividing one part of life from another, men have no midlife marker to brake before, or even to steer around, in the hinterland from their youth to their age; there is only a great, elastic middle. Is it any wonder they lose track of where they are, and think they can do anything? And evidence being what it is, I'm forced to concur. Should Paul waltz in tomorrow and announce that he has decided to become an engineer, a painter or a matinee idol, I'm afraid I will be forced to give him the benefit of the doubt.


P.S. Lemme know if you need any help, hon.

14 posted on 03/12/2005 3:18:50 PM PST by Askel5 ( Cooperatio voluntaria ad suicidium est legi morali contraria. )
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To: NYC GOP Chick

im sorry - I'll ask the mod to delete it


15 posted on 03/12/2005 3:20:03 PM PST by Revelation 911
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To: NYC GOP Chick
My husband must be in this band . . .

We are overrun with guitars. I rearranged the furniture in our bedroom so that hubby could have the guitars tucked away next to his bed . . . so he can reach over and grab one when he feels like it . . .

Of course, he can actually play. (He played in a band before we met).

And he doesn't complain about my harpsichord (he actually had it made for me for our 25th anniversary) . . . or all the time I spend singing at church functions . . . or my expenses for trialing my dog . . . or my horse . . .

Live and let live, is what I always say.

16 posted on 03/12/2005 3:24:05 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (. . . Ministrix of ye Chace (recess appointment), TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary . . .)
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About Paul Muldoon: A Profile:

http://www.pshares.org/issues/article.cfm?prmArticleID=4886

I confess I never heard of this guy. I'm impressed that Seamus Heaney recommends him, because Heaney is a real poet. But poets tend to recommend poets, regardless, and I can't say that I think much of the two samples included in this profile.


17 posted on 03/12/2005 3:25:47 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: NYC GOP Chick

I totally know how that guy feels. In my basement, I have this really cool accordion...


18 posted on 03/12/2005 3:27:59 PM PST by SIDENET
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Send a resume to Those Darn Accordions.
19 posted on 03/12/2005 3:35:50 PM PST by Slings and Arrows ("I live in Michigan, but even if I lived in Kuala Lumpur I'd still think you were an idiot.")
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To: Askel5

yo - I started playing when this cat was prolly getting out of grad school. I require no help.


20 posted on 03/12/2005 3:43:55 PM PST by Senator Pardek
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