Tag Archives: CDs

Cost comparisons

Kind of as a follow-up to my previous post about R.E.M.’s  overpriced Automatic For The People 4-CD set, I was thinking about how this isn’t exactly without precedent. Back in 1991, I was a poor college sophomore and in what … Continue reading

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Automatic purchase no longer

To say I was excited about the release of the deluxe 4-CD version of R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People was definitely an understatement. It’s my favorite R.E.M. album, and tied to so many college memories I can barely count them … Continue reading

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2017 short list

The other night, I made a “short list” of sorts for my year-end CD, just to see how many songs we were at for the year. I had this feeling that there were already at least enough to fill most of … Continue reading

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Mix CD Redux: Dan’s Prozac Mix

It’s no secret that I’ve dealt with depression and anxiety for the better part of my life, and over the years, I’ve dealt with it in many different ways. One of the most successful ways I have done so is, … Continue reading

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Mix CD Redux: Sunday Morning Mix

When Heidi and I were first married, she always used to gently chastise me on Sunday mornings when I would listen to thumping remixes or Madonna’s Erotica album or something equally inappropriate for getting-ready-for-and-going-to-church Sunday morning. In response to that, one … Continue reading

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CD delays, unexpected progress

So yesterday I went out to get two things: a pack of mailers and some slim-line CD cases. I went to Staples because, as Heidi pointed out, they should have both. They did have mailers, but the only slim-line CD … Continue reading

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20 years of Erotica

In the original version of the world, I was planning on writing a big post about Madonna’s 1992 album Erotica, which turns 20 tomorrow.  For all of my good intentions, it never happened.  Fortunately, everything I would have said was … Continue reading

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