Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

August 6, 2010 • No Comments

Dear Dr. Bleedingheart,
Help! There’s this really cute guy working at a local bookstore near my office and I’d love to ask him out. But every time I go into the store he’s busy with…

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August 3, 2010

More From Merge: The New Arcade Fire Album

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Arcade Fire, the indie-rock band that surprised everyone with its meteoric rise, releases its third CD, “The Suburbs,” today. The album is already receiving amazing reviews and attention, like this New York Times feature from…

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July 26, 2010

Jam Sessionwith Heather Lende

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No, not THAT kind of jam session. We’re talking about berry jam. Fresh-picked, home-made, sticky summer jam. Today, we have an excerpt about jamming from Heather Lende’s Take Good Care of the Garden and the…

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July 20, 2010

Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

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Dear Dr. Bleedingheart,
I’ve leaving in a few weeks for a vacation with extended family at a beach house that we’ve rented for a week. Do you have any tips for surviving the week with…

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June 28, 2010

Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

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Dear Dr. Bleedingheart,
I’m attending a housewarming party for a young couple who love good food and outdoor entertaining. I want to get them something useful and enduring–maybe to help with their garden or to…

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June 22, 2010

Guest Post: Mei-Ling Hopgood

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This column appeared in the New York Daily News on Nov. 6, 2009
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From the author of Lucky Girl, Mei-Ling Hopgood
I can’t help but do a double take when I see a little…

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June 17, 2010

Goodwin’s Dream Golf Blog

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Today we have an entry from Stephen Goodwin‘s Dream Golf Blog, where he talks about the subjects covered in his new book, Dream Golf: The Making of Brandon Dunes.
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Opening Day at Old Macdonald…

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June 15, 2010

Author Q&A: Stephen Goodwin

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This is Stephen Goodwin–author of four previous books (including the acclaimed novel Breaking Her Fall), former director of the literature program at the National Endowment for the Arts, two-time president of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, and…

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June 4, 2010

From Largehearted Boy—Peep Show Soundtrack

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Josh Braff, author of the new book PEEP SHOW, put together a playlist for the (really awesome) blog Largehearted Boy. We liked it so much, we had to repost it! You can see this post…

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May 21, 2010

Ask Dr. Bleedingheart

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Dear Dr. Bleedingheart,
I have recently adopted some pet snails.  Now they are having snail babies! The soil in the terrarium has little tiny bugs in it; I think they might have come from a…

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