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The Critical Mass

  The Persistence of Memory Connie Deming was playing at the Little Café Saturday night when a stranger came up to me. “I loved your stuff,” he said, and handed me a glass of wine. That’s been happening a lot since I got laid off by the local newspaper on Sept. 16. It seems like half […]

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The Critical Mass

Paul McCartney’s jailbreak Very few artists reach the enviable position of being a prisoner of their own success. After all, what creative person wouldn’t want to see their work so adored that tens of thousands of people are enraptured by it, celebrating it, showing how they have made it a part of their lives as […]

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The Critical Mass

I read The Sunday New York Times, so you don’t have to: Oct. 2 A rain-drenched morning, and last week’s coffee, a new acquisition from Burundi, is working perfectly. First music of the day, The Cowboy Junkies. 1, When he ran for governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney promised to be businesses’ “top salesman.” Instead, he […]

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