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Fred Vogel

September 4, 2017

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The Bus from Bakersfield I walked out of the movie theater and happened upon a merry band of young men hopping up and down the sidewalk, entertaining passersby with chants of Dorian is like me. Dorian is like me. My amusement on that warm summer day transformed into a deeper curiosity the more I thought […]

Fred Vogel

August 21, 2017

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The Farm McMinnville is an agricultural community located in the Willamette Valley, some thirty-five miles south of Portland, Oregon. Home to some of the finest Pinot noir in the world, McMinnville is also home to Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose, numerous UFO sightings, and The Farmer Institute, commonly referred to as The Farm. The Farm was […]

Fred Vogel

July 24, 2017

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Peace, Love & Misunderstanding On December 31, 1999, “The Pflevens Hour” presented a roundtable discussion on NPR, with its host and moderator, Phill Pflevens. The topic was “The Best Decade” and it brought together four experts to discuss the merits of the past four decades, the ’60s, the ’70s, the ’80s, and the ’90s, to […]

Fred Vogel

July 3, 2017

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David Trolley After completing a one-hour mescaline-induced version of Neil Young’s “Down by the River” in the acoustically-perfect bomb shelter at his parent’s hilltop home overlooking the benign San Fernando Valley, David Trolley threw up all over his girlfriend, Sarah, as well as into his brand new Martin guitar. Those were the wasted days. Goodbye, […]

Fred Vogel

June 19, 2017

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Pieces of Things Fall After graduating from NYU’s School of the Arts, Seth took classes at The American Mime Theater, with the goal of becoming a professional mime, much to the chagrin of his father, Wyatt. While still on speaking terms with the public, Seth waited tables at a popular Greenwich Village bistro, while his […]