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That Was The Week Of October 28th, 2013, That Was

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Live: M.I..A ruled the week with an iron hand with one of the year’s best performance, a non stop all go modern disco dance chalice dashed world music rhythmic doo dah doo dah da. Meanwhile, Alan Jackson , Drake and Fiona Apple failed to signify.

Dead: The rock and roll world reeled from the death of one of the all time greats Lou Reed and I wrote “this outpouring of affection for Lou Reed: it is like mourning Scrooge if Scrooge had died before he was visited by the ghosts.” though I was pretty upset myself.

Recorded: The week belonged to Maria Taylor and Linda Thompson, both of whom immediately made it to my top ten albums of 2013 list. I quite liked Arcade Fire as well.

National News: Obamacare continues to stumble out of the gate as IT guys all over DC put in for overtime and chaos reigns.

Local News: Stop And Frisk is back after Judge Shira A. Scheindlin is removed from the case due to impartiality. I took a look at S&F rulings: out of 15 cases 8 went against the Police. That’s impartial???

Sports: How I hate the Red Sox. In the past 13 years the Yanks have won 1 World Series, the Red Sox have won three.

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