Monthly Archives: October 2010

Indian Summer Fog

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Oddities Trailer

Here’s the official trailer for Evan and Mike’s new Discovery Channel series, Oddities. It premieres November 4th at 9:30pm. Some other friends of ours will be making cameos as well. Very excited for them, but goodness is Obscura going to … Continue reading

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Ignite Philly

Wanted to express my thanks to the good folk of Ignite Philly for inviting me out to chew some ears about Pine Barrens conservation. The event at Johnny Brenda’s was sold out, and I was surprised and flattered by the … Continue reading

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An Elegant Solution

Brazenly stolen from

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Oddities On The Air

After keeping it under my hat for the entire summer, I am finally free to announce that my friends Evan and Mike, proprietors of the famous Obscura Antiques & Oddities in Manhattan, are the stars of a new Discovery Channel … Continue reading

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Spotted in NYC

James (aka Mr. Burton) in photographer Rose Callahan’s kitchen, Brooklyn.

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USS Olympia

Been spending some time aboard the cruiser USS Olympia lately, helping volunteers and Naval cadets with repairs and sprucing up. I’ve been spending most of my time climbing on those winch arms (“davits”) up by the prow. The USS Olympia … Continue reading

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