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AMBIENT PASS-THROUGH is available as an option which allows the user to tune the amount of ambient sound which enters the ear, reducing occlusion (stuffy head) effect often encountered with in-ear products. AS-1 - Frosted clear shell and cover, recessed connectors, comfort tip with advanced sealing ring. This is suitable for most iPod and Casual listening, as well as Professional Musiciana€™s Monitors. CHOICE IN a€?SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSa€™ BOX ON ORDER FORM.A  THERE IS NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR THIS OPTION. AURISONIC Custom-Fit AS-1 model shown above.A  Note the enlarged sound bore and Comfort Tip with advanced sealing ring. Tinnitus or ringing is the ears is one of the most annoying things a person can experience in their life. Tinnitus is elusive, it comes and goes, it is sometimes called ringing in the ears but in reality is can be any noise from ringing to whooshing to crashing. The first thing to do is have your tinnitus checked out by your doctor to ensure there is no physical reason why you are experiencing the symptoms.
The amazing thing is that you never know about this disc or lack of vision as your unconscious mind fills in the gap for you.
Furthermore, because our vision is being created through a lens everything we see is sent into our minds upside down and back to front. There have been several experiments done where people wore glasses which turned everything upside down. Most of us have been in a situation where we have been in a noisy environment but our minds seem to zoom in, filter out the noise and listen to a particular conversation that might contain some gossip or even our names. With the unconscious you can simply turn down the volume or actually just become aware of some other noise and just drown the tinnitus noise out.
For those looking for an excellent monograph of the genesis of the UK anarcho-punk scene, the American edition of Ian Glasper's excellent The Day the Country Died is forthcoming from Reynolds and Hearn in March. By now, you've probably heard the news: America's biggest boutique magazine distributor closed its doors on December 27th. In the interim, the IPA's inability to pay its titles have resulted in the closure of a number of outstanding national magazines, including the award-winning Clamor, and the end of the print edition of one of America's best up-and-coming music publications, Grooves. As a publisher, the most important lesson I learned from the IPA debacle is how much it underlined the continuing crisis of professionalization in indie culture. But, as time wore on and the issue was increasingly invoked, I began to wonder whether the subject's continuous reappearance in our business discussions was symptomatic of something far more worrysome.
For the past thirty plus years, America has witnessed the growth of one of the most creative periodical industries in its history.
Eventually a large plate of shwarma arrived, and when it did, all of the soldiers present allowed him to help himself first. Over dinner at a friend's apartment in Tel Aviv in 2005, I asked what had become of the Olympia. As much as this all might seem like its about finally doing what one really wants to do, that's not quite it. And congrats on the new release, though I must tell you that iTunes made me go to "The American Store" as apparently it's not available yet in Canada. Like the last Elders record, Dawn Refuses to Rise, Twilight War features a few interesting guests in the sample department.
One of the many responsibilities I ended up assuming at Tikkun was writing six 100 word book reviews which we always printed on the interior back page of each new issue.
I particularly enjoyed writing these reviews, because, as Tikkun's culture editor,  there were always books I wanted to cover which we neither had the room nor the writers to tackle.
The reason I mention all of this is because yesterday I wrote my first TR-style reviews for Zeek, the periodical that I recently joined as a contributing editor.
This was always the modus operandi we worked with in terms of the bands and writers we covered when I was Punk Planet's associate editor. Eating dinner last night, I recalled my conversation with Robert as I watched our latest local news import, Russia Today. As someone who spent their teens in the US during the 1980s, to have imagined watching a Russian program on American television would have been unthinkable. When asked to comment on this, an Israeli relative of mine told me, "All the right-wingers are saying its Arab Israelis who demanded this change. Yours truly with my old friend Eric Zassenhaus, at the Bitch mag going away party on Wednesday night. Knowing Portland's publishing scene extremely well, Bitch is going to be an excellent addition to the community. The last time I devoted a serious amount of mental energy to Adrian Sherwood was a typically cold summer night in San Francisco in 2004. Though I'm not prepared to do a serious critical take quite yet, I'm not exactly feeling speechless this time out either. In a November review  in the Guardian, critic Dave Simpson inconclusively asked whether Sherwood was still creating work as groundbreaking as his past achievements - particularly given how many producers have assimilated his style over the years. As a rule of thumb, once I've acquired everything I need to start writing, I focus on covering only the most representative instances of my subject matter and comment on them until there's hopefully nothing left to discuss.
Despite this self-congratulatory pat on the back, there are two standout occasions in which I've failed to live up to my archivist's ethos. Several hours later, as I searched through boxes of cassettes in my basement looking for the interview, I found the tape. Late last Friday afternoon, I was sitting in the living room working on my book when I heard the sound of gunfire close by.
The nice thing about this trip is that it's introduced me to a part of the city I overlooked as a child, when my father and I lived here in the early '80s. Before going into yesterday's meetings, I went to the new MOMA for the first time with my former Tikkun co-editor, Jo Ellen. Because my family is so spread out - in Israel, France, New York and Maine - I've always lamented how difficult it's been to facilitate this kind of intimacy. The negative aspect of being 'freed' to consume in this manner is that it completely isolates individual listening experiences so that one may not be able to identify or connect with the community out of which the work one consumes was made in, such as a record label, which in indie terms, was always the commercial front end for a particular scene or milieu of artists. Though recreating that experience can be done online through links, listening suggestions, blogs, music-based social networking services and listservs, getting socialized by the communities out of which music emerges requires a great deal more effort. Interestingly enough, the need for a less mediated version of this experience - that which existed prior to the emergence of online retailing - has, in my understanding, been replaced by a higher attendance rate for concerts for any number of artists, big and small. At a concert, labels, and what they represent communally, are pushed to the side in favor of the personality of the artist, and what it represents.
So she was considering in her own mind (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid) whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her. There was nothing so very remarkable in that; nor did Alice think it so very much out of the way to hear the Rabbit say to itself, "Oh dear! In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again.
The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped suddenly down, so suddenly that Alice had not a moment to think about stopping herself before she found herself falling down what seemed to be a very deep well.
Either the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her, and to wonder what was going to happen next.
There were doors all round the hall, but they were all locked; and when Alice had been all the way down one side and up the other, trying every door, she walked sadly down the middle, wondering how she was ever to get out again. Suddenly she came upon a little three-legged table, all made of solid glass; there was nothing on it but a tiny golden key, and Alice's first idea was that this might belong to one of the doors of the hall; but, alas! Alice opened the door and found that it led into a small passage, not much larger than a rat-hole: she knelt down and looked along the passage into the loveliest garden you ever saw.
And so it was indeed: she was now only ten inches high, and her face brightened up at the thought that she was now the right size for going through that little door into that lovely garden.
After a while, finding that nothing more happened, she decided on going into the garden at once; but, alas for poor Alice! Just then her head struck against the roof of the hall: in fact she was now rather more than nine feet high, and she at once took up the little golden key and hurried off to the garden door.
After a time she heard a little pattering of feet in the distance, and she hastily dried her eyes to see what was coming. Alice took up the fan and gloves, and, as the hall was very hot, she kept fanning herself all the time she went on talking! As she said this she looked down at her hands, and was surprised to see that she had put on one of the Rabbit's little white kid gloves while she was talking. Just then she heard something splashing about in the pool a little way off, and she swam nearer to make out what it was: at first she thought it must be a walrus or hippopotamus, but then she remembered how small she was now, and she soon made out that it was only a mouse that had slipped in like herself. I wish I could show you our cat Dinah: I think you'd take a fancy to cats if you could only see her.
It was high time to go, for the pool was getting quite crowded with the birds and animals that had fallen into it: there were a Duck and a Dodo, a Lory and an Eaglet, and several other curious creatures. HEY were indeed a queer-looking party that assembled on the banka€”the birds with draggled feathers, the animals with their fur clinging close to them, and all dripping wet, cross, and uncomfortable. The first question of course was, how to get dry again: they had a consultation about this, and after a few minutes it seemed quite natural to Alice to find herself talking familiarly with them, as if she had known them all her life. At last the Mouse, who seemed to be a person of authority among them, called out "Sit down, all of you, and listen to me! The Mouse did not notice this question, but hurriedly went on, "'a€”found it advisable to go with Edgar Atheling to meet William and offer him the crown.
This question the Dodo could not answer without a great deal of thought, and it stood for a long time with one finger pressed upon its forehead (the position in which you usually see Shakespeare, in the pictures of him), while the rest waited in silence. Alice had no idea what to do, and in despair she put her hand in her pocket, and pulled out a box of comfits (luckily the salt water had not got into it), and handed them round as prizes.
Alice thought the whole thing very absurd, but they all looked so grave that she did not dare to laugh; and, as she could not think of anything to say, she simply bowed, and took the thimble, looking as solemn as she could. The next thing was to eat the comfits; this caused some noise and confusion, as the large birds complained that they could not taste theirs, and the small ones choked and had to be patted on the back. Thus spoke our excellent friend, Ivan Vasilievich, after a conversation between us on the impossibility of improving individual character without a change of the conditions under which men live. Ivan Vasilievich cried out, almost shouting in anger: "There you are, moderns all over! My own grandmother developed tinnitus after a heart attack and rang the police several times one night as she was convinced a stream had begun to run beneath her house. There are a small number of things at any one time being controlled by the conscious aspect of your mind whilst at the same time there are up to 2 Million things being controlled by your unconscious mind including your hearing and vision. After several day of wearing them their minds turned everything the right way up for them and they could function normally. Then why not use it to turn the volume down or to be more selective as to what it decides to hear. It helps you to gain control of areas of your mind which may be hard to reach using conscious thought. Perhaps the only kind of 80s retro that's remotely acceptable, this beautifully pieced together compilation CD released late last Fall (the 4th in a series issued by the UK's Overground label) is an absolute must-buy for anyone interested in the intersection between music and radical politics.
Given how absolutely dire the events of the past five years have been, (and how impovershed most musical responses remain), the rise of anarcho-punk historiography seems utterly appropriate.
By no means a surprise, the closure of the Indy Press Newsstand Services (formerly known as Big Top) remains a big blow to independent periodicals in the US. For example, every time I'd go to the IPA's office to attend a sales meeting, I was continually reminded to be 'more professional' regarding design and editorial considerations.
Unfortunately, such imperfections are common to many independent businesses, and have more often than not led to their downfall.


Despite the fact that this business has weathered numerous ups and downs, it was not until the 'zine explosion of the 1990s that independent periodical publishing in the US fully flowered, creating numerous special interest political and cultural titles expressing the enormous ingenuity and literary talent of an entire generation of artists, writers and designers.
The IPA's ultimate crime was that it never took this milieu seriously enough to understand what it was putting at risk through its administrative incompetence.
Barely a soul was present, with the exception of an overweight middle aged man sitting at the center of a large table, surrounded by several IDF officers sporting berets neatly folded inside their epaulets. Ever since we moved into our new house in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood two years ago, unfortunately, given my work schedule, I've had a devil of a time finding any real occasion to spend time here. The sun shines through my window for the better part of the day, giving my room some of the best light of any spot in the house.
It's about having a decent quality of life, and the time to take care of the kinds of things that we ignore, delay, or put off when we work sixty hours a week. As one of those many editors who wished they had more time to write, penning these short pieces always gave me something of an outlet for this frustrated desire. As burnt out as I still am, it was nice to re-inhabit this style of writing, and push a few books which deserve attention. As a culture magazine, we channelled this ideological sensibility religiously, to a point that we treated our cultural coverage as though it were a political endeavor.
After sending Robert an email to let him know I'd seen him on TV, surprised, he asked what I was doing watching German television. Hosted by local public television station Channel 32, RT provides an amusing Russian take on international news. Let alone, a Russian news broadcaster supportively reporting on the progress an arch-enemy was making in consolidating their revolution.
For example, in December, the Guardian reported that Israel's largest sattelite TV provider, Yes, had dropped BBC World from its roster in favor of the new al-Jazeera English network. Every morning, Jennifer and I sit in bed and watch a full hour's broadcast while we drink our coffee and read the newspaper.
Really sad to see them leave the Bay Area, but their new home - Portland, Oregon - is about as good as it gets outside of these here parts. Prior to a gig at the Elbo Room in support of his first solo album, Never Trust a Hippy, together with a couple of close friends, I managed to get myself admitted to the venue's dressing room.
Having met dozens of my favorite artists over the years, I'd thought that I'd gotten over feeling star-struck. Not long afterwards, as I sat behind the stage watching Sherwood mix his set, I started to feel queasy. So far only released in the UK by Real World, import copies have been slowly trickling into the US since the record's release last November. Very much in the vein of his last solo record, Becoming a Cliche is a dense, drum and bass and ragga-influenced album every bit as rewarding as Sherwood's last record. I've been finishing the bibliographical work that I've needed to complete for my book, and have spent a lot of time gathering together any remaining news articles I can find in order to bring myself totally up-to-date.
The first was during high school, when my then-classmate John Whitson gave me his only copy of a live soundboard tape of a Husker Du show in Walla Walla, Washington. In the fall of 2005, director Julien Temple contacted me, explaining that he was making a documentary about the life and times of his old friend, Joe Strummer. Unfortunately, along with a number of recordings of my old radio shows at my alma mater, Reed College, the cassette had been damaged by water, and was in an advanced state of deterioration. Slamming my laptop shut, I instinctively ducked down so that I was no longer level with the window. Two blocks away, she was stopped by a police car, which shined a light on her face, wondering if she might be the person that they were looking for. Not surprisingly, there were a fair number of articles about a recent crime wave in our hood. After a ten hour-long session that began with a tasty Indian lunch on 96th street and Amsterdam avenue, I'm free to enjoy my last two days here. After fifteen years in the suburbs, my brother sold his home, and bought a place on the border between Chinatown and Little Italy last summer.
Hard at work at her company's Manhattan office, she slaved away until eight last night, and then hung out here with my brother until I came in at eleven. But, given  moments like this, its clear that we're all learning how to overcome the geographies that separate us. Deliberate communities have to be created around shared taste preferences in order to help facilitate the social aspect of music consumption that was lost in the movement to online distribution. So, in a club or a concert hall, one finds collective attempts to get back to the social experience that consumers may have once had listening to music with friends, or hanging out at a record store.
I wonder what I should be like then?" And she tried to fancy what the flame of a candle looks like after the candle is blown out, for she could not remember ever having seen such a thing. Good-bye, feet!" (for when she looked down at her feet, they seemed to be almost out of sight, they were getting so far off). It was the White Rabbit returning, splendidly dressed, with a pair of white kid gloves in one hand and a large fan in the other: he came trotting along in a great hurry, muttering to himself as he came, "Oh! I'll soon make you dry enough!" They all sat down at once, in a large ring, with the Mouse in the middle. However, it was over at last, and they sat down again in a ring, and begged the Mouse to tell them something more.
Nobody had actually said that one could not of oneself understand good and evil; but it was a habit of Ivan Vasilievich to answer in this way the thoughts aroused in his own mind by conversation, and to illustrate those thoughts by relating incidents in his own life.
It was a splendid room, with a gallery for the orchestra, which was famous at the time, and consisted of serfs belonging to a musical landowner. You must have been conscious, not only of your own existence, but of hers," said one of the party. The musicians kept playing the same mazurka tunes over and over again in desperate exhaustiona€”you know what it is towards the end of a ball.
I was not only pleased and gay, I was happy, delighted; I was good, I was not myself but some being not of this earth, knowing nothing of evil. He had a good colour, moustaches curled in the style of Nicolas I., and white whiskers which met the moustaches.
Varinka swayed gracefully beside him, rhythmically and easily, making her steps short or long, with her little feet in their white satin slippers. He kissed her on the forehead, and brought her to me, under the impression that I was her partner for the mazurka.
I held the little feather out of her fan in my hand, and one of her gloves which she gave me when I helped her into the carriage after her mother. He disliked going out, and never went to dances; and besides, he was busy preparing for his last university examinations, and was leading a very regular life. It was regular carnival weathera€”foggy, and the road full of water-soaked snow just melting, and water dripping from the eaves. My heart had been full of song, and I had heard in imagination the tune of the mazurka, but this was very harsh music. The thing that approached was a man, stripped to the waist, fastened with cords to the guns of two soldiers who were leading him. The blows continued to rain upon the writhing, falling creature; the fifes shrilled and the drums beat, and the tall imposing figure of the colonel moved along-side the man, just as before.
Assuming an air of not knowing me, and with a ferocious, angry frown, he hastily turned away. It was evening before I could get to sleep, and then only after calling on a friend and drinking till I; was quite drunk. The really strange thing is that when they took the glasses off everything once again appeared upside down. Written by former Crass drummer Penny Rimbaud, the liner notes are worth the price of admission alone. A significant number of its former clients remain owed substantial sums of money - including my former magazine, Tikkun. What troubles me most is not the fact that the IPA was not an exception to the rule, but the cultural consequences of its failings. Not only did this milieu produce something culturally valid; it also created a market, which despite its small size, was sustainable, significant, and most importantly, politically influential.
As I imagined, there would be email and calls to answer, and loose ends to help the accountant and staff sew up. Every weekday morning, when I'd get up to make coffee before work, I'd stare into my beautiful office, wondering whether I'd ever get a chance to enjoy the space and take advantage of what it ideally could afford me. Sitting in my father's old office chair, typing away while my favorite BBC shows stream through my Mac and my two dogs chill on the floor beside me, I can't quite recall a time that I felt so at home. However, what makes this record distinct from our last is that it is primarily instrumental. By no means an analogue loyalist, (I've been composing music on computers for eleven years), I still prefer the sound of analogue over digital. Having written numerous book reviews over the years - for the San Francisco Bay Guardian's Lit supplement and Punk Planet - this also allowed me to keep my review writing chops somewhat fresh. By pointing our readers to productions that we felt were important, like many punks, we genuinely believed that we were creating some kind of cultural front out of which a better politics would emerge. Viewing two segments - one on the debate about the establishment of US anti-missile bases in the Czech Republic, the other, the Venezuelan government's granting of sweeping new powers to President Hugo Chavez - I was immediately struck by how nostalgic RT was for the Cold War.
By no means a politically progressive show, (witness RT's endless profiles of successful Russian entrepeneurs) it was still a hoot taking this aspect of Russia's political temperature as I switched back and forth between RT, Larry King Live, and yet another annoying Benny Hill rerun on the BBC. Even though its only an hour long (and only in the morning,) between this, Deutsche Welle, and even Russia Today, its still a hell of a lot better than relying solely on CNN. There stood the surprisingly tall, fifty year old producer, sweat pouring down his bald head as he shook hands with his guests, discussing the production work he'd done on the then-forthcoming Asian Dub Foundation record, Tank.
Picking up a copy yesterday after having breakfast with the same two friends I'd gone to the Sherwood gig with, I took the disc home, and spent most of yesterday afternoon giving it a good listen. Boasting the vocal talents of longtime collaborators Lee Scratch Perry, Mark Stewart and the late Bim Sherman, it almost sounds like an updated Pay It All Back-era On-U Sound anthology. However, I'd qualify that judgement by saying that Sherwood is doing so by refining his work rather than introducing new musical idioms. I feel pretty good about what I've pulled together so far, though, as with other book projects I've worked on (this is my fifth), I've had to set severe limits to my source material so I don't find myself overwhelmed.
Even though Temple's crew kindly offered to try to restore it, the recording engineer that I am knew that the tape was beyond repair. Once the police got a good look at her - a petite, pink-haired woman in her mid-thirties - the cops apologized and sped away. A couple of weeks ago, our neighborhood association apparently met with the chief of the local police precinct to discuss the recent violence. He supposedly asks his victims for the time before threatening them with a semi-automatic weapon. A beautiful, two bedroom apartment in a brand new, four story building, David's pad looks out at three Italian restaurants, and is a stone's throw away from the best Malaysian restaurant and tacqueria in the city. Nevertheless, it was immensely cool to see how comfortable both she and David were with each other when I walked through the door.
Whereas in the past, I would go up to four years at a time without seeing my parents, over the course of the past sixteen months, Jennifer and I have been to Israel twice to see them, and they've returned the gesture with two visits to the US.
In many respects, while concerts remain promotional events for artists that help sell their recorded music, the 'label' experience that was once such an important aspects of buying music in a retail environment (remember when there used to be Sub Pop and SST sections in indie shops?), is not recreated at a live event. However, even more importantly, since retail sales have dramatically slowed for everyone, concerts are the new brick and mortar stores. However, on the second time round, she came upon a low curtain she had not noticed before, and behind it was a little door about fifteen inches high: she tried the little golden key in the lock, and to her great delight it fitted!


Let me see: four times five is twelve, and four times six is thirteen, and four times seven isa€”oh dear! Alice kept her eyes anxiously fixed on it, for she felt sure she would catch a bad cold if she did not get dry very soon. But the insolence of his Normansa€”' How are you getting on now, my dear?" it continued, turning to Alice as it spoke.
It's high time you were all in bed!" On various pretexts they all moved off, and Alice was soon left alone. He often quite forgot the reason for his story in telling it; but he always told it with great sincerity and feeling. When my love for her was at its strongest, on the last day of the carnival, I was at a ball at the provincial marshal's, a good-natured old man, rich and hospitable, and a court chamberlain. I flew to meet her without waiting to be chosen, and she thanked me with a smile for my intuition.
Papas and mammas were already getting up from the card-tables in the drawing-room in expectation of supper, the men-servants were running to and fro bringing in things.
His hair was combed on to his forehead, and a bright smile, like his daughter's, was on his lips and in his eyes.
I loved the hostess with her diadem and her shoulders like Elizabeth, and her husband and her guests and her footmen, and even the engineer Anisimov who felt peevish towards me. Looking at these things, and without closing my eyes I could see her before me as she was for an instant when she had to choose between two partners. Varinka's family lived on the edge of town near a large field, one end of which was a parade ground: at the other end was a boarding-school for young ladies. The soldiers in black uniforms stood in two rows, facing each other motionless, their guns at rest. Will you?' and I saw how his strong hand in the suede glove struck the weak, bloodless, terrified soldier for not bringing down his stick with sufficient strength on the red neck of the Tartar. While Tikkun will be fine (we left the IPA a year ago), it remains unclear whether many of its former clients are going to survive.
I already had a strong background in distribution, and had been hired in part to help shore up the business end of things. Through its mismanagement, the IPA put an entire wing of the American periodical business in crisis. Others were smoking cigarettes and talking, while the gentleman at the center of the proceedings sat there in silence. I'd wager that at least three days were devoted to helping the office out, which is actually less time than I anticipated would be the case.
Lined with books and vinyl LPs, and a large desk bearing my home studio set-up, sitting in my decrepit Berkeley office, I'd frequently find myself daydreaming about importing old records bought at foreign flea markets into my rapidly aging computer. The politics, as it were, are carried forth by the tone the songs set rather than by traditional protest music polemics. The former label manager in me is also tickled by the fact that vinyl LPs and 7"s have been going through a sales resurgence over the last several years. Speaking to Czech opponents of the American initiative and Venezuelan supporters of Chavez, Russia Today's reporters made no bones about their biases.
Despite all of the criticisms levelled at the BBC's Israeli coverage in recent years,  an Arab broadcaster beat out a longstanding British news outlet for sattelite television subscribers. Nevertheless, we hear from our cable provider that they'll be adding a dedicated BBC World news channel very soon. Having produced some of the most influential records of the past generation - by Dub Syndicate, Creation Rebel, the New Age Steppers, and countless others - for his own legendary On-U Sound label (whose creative A&R work served as the inspiration for the label I managed, Asphodel) - I felt like I was in the presence of the Creator.
DJ'ing decidedly psychedelic, fast-paced material (according to my friend Ron, consisting of unreleased African Head Charge material, if I remember correctly), after twenty minutes, I decided that I had to leave.
I can't tell you how many times over the years that I've found myself grateful for my packrat habits.
As much as I like the written transcription of the interview, nothing comes close to how charming and witty he sounded on the phone.
On the agenda is lunch at a small hummus place around the corner, a stop at my favorite local record store, Other Music, and then a short walk up to 12th and Broadway to meet my family for dinner. On nearly every nearby block, there's a deli replete with cans of Lavazza espresso and freshly baked breads on display in the window. Thus, it was incredibly gratifying to see the periodical on display at an institution like the MOMA. Their second time meeting each other (their first and last meeting to date was at our wedding party last year), the two of them seem to have found much in common with each other very quickly. Artists act as their own label, selling their work directly to fans, in keeping with the online ethos that every content creator is their own vendor. Why, I wouldn't say anything about it, even if I fell off the top of the house!" (Which was very likely true. I wonder if I shall ever see you any more!" And here poor Alice began to cry again, for she felt very lonely and low-spirited. Though I was fond of champagne I did not drink that night, because without it I was drunk with love.
When I was brought up to her with somebody else, and she guessed wrongly, she took the other man's hand with a shrug of her slim shoulders, and smiled at me regretfully. He was splendidly set up, with a broad military chest, on which he wore some decorations, and he had powerful shoulders and long slim legs. They were not the modern pointed affairs, but were made of cheap leather, squared-toed, and evidently built by the regimental cobbler. As for Varinka's father, with his home-made boots and his kind smile, so like her own, I felt a sort of tenderness for him that was almost rapture. She tried to guess what kind of person was represented in me, and I could hear her sweet voice as she said, 'Pridea€”am I right?' and merrily gave me her hand. I looked at him, his head buried in the pillow and half covered with the quilt; and I affectionately pitied him, pitied him for his ignorance of the bliss I was experiencing. I passed through our empty little street and came to the main thoroughfare, where I met pedestrians and sledges laden with wood, the runners grating the road.
The victim advanced under the blows that rained upon him from both sides, his whole body plunging, his feet dragging through the snow. Brothers, have mercy on me!' But the brothers had, no mercy, and when the procession came close to me, I saw how a soldier who stood opposite me took a firm step forward and lifting his stick with a whirr, brought it down upon the man's back. But it is one which ought to serve as a burning reminder of why the left still has to learn how to do business properly. Having spent six weeks at the office after resigning on November 22nd, I dedicated myself to wrapping up as much as humanly possible.
Though this definitely will not last forever -  essentially five months from today - it feels like I won the lottery. Could it have been what I'd had to drink that night, I wondered as I stumbled down the club's crowded stairs, hoping to be relieved by the cool night air. Slowly raising myself, I took a good look down our street where it sounded like the shots were fired.
Please, Ma'am, is this New Zealand or Australia?" (and she tried to curtsey as she spokea€”fancy curtseying as you're falling through the air!
There are no mice in the air, I'm afraid, but you might catch a bat, and that's very like a mouse, you know. In a little while, however, she again heard a little pattering of footsteps in the distance, and she looked up eagerly, half hoping that the Mouse had changed his mind, and was coming back to finish his story. She was dressed in puce-coloured velvet, and had a diamond diadem on her forehead, and her plump, old white shoulders and bosom were bare like the portraits of Empress Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great. But I made up for it by dancing waltzes and polkas till I was ready to dropa€”of course, whenever possible, with Varinka.
In order that his daughter might dress and go out in society, he did not buy fashionable boots, but wore home-made ones, I thought, and his square toes seemed to me most touching. At supper she took the first sip from my glass of champagne, looking at me over the rim with her caressing glance. The horses swung with regular paces beneath their shining yokes, their backs covered with straw mats and their heads wet with rain; while the drivers, in enormous boots, splashed through the mud beside the sledges.
The man plunged forward, but the subalterns pulled him back, and another blow came down from the other side, then from this side and then from the other.
London is the capital of Paris, and Paris is the capital of Rome, and Romea€”no, that's all wrong, I'm certain!
She wore a white dress with a pink sash, white shoes, and white kid gloves, which did not quite reach to her thin pointed elbows.
It was obvious that in his time he had been a good dancer; but now he was too heavy, and his legs had not spring enough for all the beautiful steps he tried to take. But, plainest of all, I could see her as she danced with her father, gliding along beside him, and looking at the admiring observers with pride and happiness. All this, the very horses themselves, seemed to me stimulating and fascinating, full of suggestion. Now he fell forward, and they pulled him up short; while ever at his side marched the tall officer, with firm and nervous pace. The colonel marched beside him, and looking now at his feet and now at the man, inhaled the air, puffed out his cheeks, and breathed it out between his protruded lips.
I'm speaking about the countless number of publications which grew up in the turn of the century indie publishing scene. But for now, until the magazine hires a new managing editor, its my assumption that my major post-Tikkun work is complete. A disgusting engineer named Anisimov robbed me of the mazurka with hera€”to this day I cannot forgive him. When they passed the place where I stood, I caught a glimpse between the two files of the back of the man that was being punished. He asked her for the dance the minute she arrived, while I had driven to the hair-dresser's to get a pair of gloves, and was late. When at the end, standing with legs apart, he suddenly clicked his feet together and fell on one knee, a bit heavily, and she danced gracefully around him, smiling and adjusting her skirt, the whole room applauded. It was something so many-coloured, wet, red, unnatural, that I could hardly believe it was a human body. Ah, that's the great puzzle!" And she began thinking over all the children she knew that were of the same age as herself, to see if she could have been changed for any of them.
So I did not dance the mazurka with her, but with a German girl to whom I had previously paid a little attention; but I am afraid I did not behave very politely to her that evening. So much so that I halted several times on my way, for I had the feeling that I was going to be really sick from all the horrors that possessed me at that sight. I hardly spoke or looked at her, and saw nothing but the tall, slender figure in a white dress, with a pink sash, a flushed, beaming, dimpled face, and sweet, kind eyes.
Without taking off my uniform, I went quietly into the hall, put on my overcoat, opened the front door and stepped out into the street. I was not alone; they were all looking at her with admiration, the men and women alike, although she outshone all of them.
But the moment I was about to fall asleep I heard and saw again all that had happened, and I sprang up.




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