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Monday, July 30, 2007

Sticks And Stones . . .

Posted By on Mon, Jul 30, 2007 at 6:29 PM

I'm not sure how often you folks check the comments for each blog post, but I do fairly regularly. I guess that kind of makes sense since this is sorta my blog.

Anyway, I wanted to pass along this little gem because I'd hate to think it had been overlooked.

Here it is, from "Ted," in response to a post entitled A-Hole:

Who let this loser be a music writer? Its bad enough that we have toendure his idiotic musings in the paper every week. Now he'seditorializing about A-Rod? Glad you think he's a total douche. Why notfill up this space with other original red sox fan opinions like "JeterSucks, A-rod swallows"? I could go on endlessly about how a certainloud mouthed red sox picher is by far the douchiest player baseball hasseen in decades...but I'll save that debate for when I'm sharing a beerwith my buddies, and leave this space open for those who want todiscuss local music.

Well, "Ted," I'll be the first to admit that I don't always write about music, local or otherwise. In fact, it seems to me that Solid State has a fairly long-standing tradition of branching out beyond the stated "ramblings of a musical kind" to cover a wide variety of subjects. Casey liked "House," I like baseball. Deal with it.

I'm happy to spend more time discussing local music. But only if I can fit it in between writing my idiotic musings — you know, the ones about local music. Surprisingly, being a loser takes up an awful lot of free time.

In the meantime, take a deep breath and read this. I think it'll help.

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Dan Bolles

Dan Bolles

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Dan Bolles is Seven Days' assistant arts editor and also edits What's Good, the annual city guide to Burlington. He has received numerous state, regional and national awards for his coverage of the arts, music, sports and culture. He loves dogs, dark beer and the Boston Red Sox... more

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