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Max and the Argentinian Death Penguin, Part 2: Currying Favor

August 21, 2012

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Continued from yesterday’s Part 1: The Past Comes Knocking. Max And The Argentinian Death Penguin, Part 2: Currying Favor Maxine looked at Paulson, then at the door – behind which the pounding had reached a thunderous level – then back at Paulson.  She smiled.  “Agent Paulson, do me favor?  Get the door?” Paulson tensed.  “Max…!” […]

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Putting YOU In The Byronic Man!

August 19, 2012

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Yesterday I told you things were going to get mixed up around here – well I hope you spent yesterday taking deep breaths, finding your chi and taking a lot of vitamin C, because this whole week here at The Byronic Man is going to be Choose Your Own Adventure Week!  Yes! Remember Choose Your […]

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Obviously, It Will Be In 3D. Obviously.

December 8, 2010

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So I’m a big fan of Christopher Nolan’s films.  I’m particularly a fan of his collaboration with his brother Jonathan, because his brother is a prose writer, primarily, and lends a really interesting literary undercurrent to the films.  People who hated the end of Dark Knight tend to hate it because it wasn’t a very […]

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Oh, Mike Score Was The Lead Singer Of A Flock Of Seagulls

November 12, 2010

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Many years ago I tried to take a new approach to first dates.  Instead of dancing around the “getting to know you” questions, I tried to come up with some fun questions to just throw right out there.  Full disclosure: these questions were only field-tested once in an actual “date” capacity, and it was a New-Coke-level […]

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The First Post: Come on in and have a seat. Thanks for being here. Everyone comfortable? Excellent…

November 8, 2010

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So, here we are then.  Congratulations all around, everyone’s done a bang up job, and it’s going to be a great time, I’m sure, and I hate to be a “meeting guy” but, first thing’s first: some basic foundational points. Yes, look, I know we’re all excited to get going, but there are just a […]

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