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Last week I kicked off Captain Planet Month here on Convicted for Grape, and the response has been, in a word, nominal. But that’s to be expected of a post about Earth, which is after all a rather dispassionate, static, stoic, boring element. Never fear! This week I have a surprise for you, and no, it isn’t Fire – I said I’d be covering Fire last week, so if you’re surprised by that news, you either don’t […]

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As enjoyable as my last visit to Hoboken, New Jersey was, I couldn’t help but notice that the city seemed to suffer from a disappointing paucity of actual hobos. This time, though, I breathed a sigh of relief: not two minutes after my arrival, I was approached by an obviously homeless gentleman who, while insisting he wasn’t homeless, asked me for 50 cents. I gave him a quarter instead, for although it’s a matter of common courtesy […]

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