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This could be about overexposure to presidential primaries, or about the playlist of your typical “alt-rock” station: First verse: Now I’m a seasick sailor On a ship of noise I got my maps all backwards And my instincts poisoned In … Continue reading

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Money for (next to) nothing on WXPN

But there’s nothing, really nothing, to turn off. — Bob Dylan, “Visions of Johanna,” 1966 I turned on the car radio this morning and noticed the DJ on WXPN was yakking for a long time between songs. “Oh no, a … Continue reading

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