Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 21, 2011 – The final season.

The RID project is down to its last 10 days. The final season, as it were. So, what a great day to give away the final season of Seinfeld. Over the next 9 days, I’ll be getting RID of 9 … Continue reading

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July 20, 2011 – Random CDs (Post 3 of 3)

Ah…the last CD giveaway of the project. Cloud Cult, Andrew Bird, Tori Amos, Mon Frere, etc. Suffice it to say, there’s a little more room on the CD rack. But more about that later.

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July 19, 2011 – Random CDs (Post 2 of 3)

Jeffrey Gaines, Tori Amos, Laura Veirs, Death Cab…some of the other CDs which avoided the “letter by letter” cut…but are now being RID…for good. I must admit, giving away music feels odd (and uncomfortable) for me…still. But yesterday, I signed … Continue reading

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July 18, 2011 – Random CDs (Post 1 of 3)

The next 3 days, I’m going to RID my last 3 CD entries. But, you ask…I thought that these were given away by letter? How are there any left? The ones that are left remain due to three reasons: 1. … Continue reading

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July 17, 2011 – On originalism.

Ah – the unexpected Star Wars RID. I, like most people in my age group, loved the original. And yes, Empire? Clearly the best of the series. So, it makes sense that I’d want to own these movies, and share … Continue reading

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July 16, 2011 – Glued to the set.

This book, about the TV shows that shifted American culture, was a good enough skim/read. But today, as I RID it, I think about not just RIDding the book, but maybe how much television I watch as well. One of … Continue reading

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July 15, 2011 – CDs, the Z’s.

Warren Zanes and Warren Zevon. Simple enough RID for the last of the “letter driven” CD giveaways. And with that, the former CD shelf looks as empty as could be. Or is it (3 CD posts coming soon.)

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July 14, 2011 – Flagwavering.

This is the kind of book I used to purchase that made the RID project so good for me. It’s a sociological study of where people display American flags, and what the symbolism means. A fascinating topic, if you ask … Continue reading

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July 13, 2011 – A few good men.

I’ve never really been a fan of Tom Cruise. But, I have to admit..when he brings it…as he did in this movie? Pretty darned impressive. So, today I RID a movie I remember well. After all, who can’t quote the … Continue reading

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July 12, 2011 – Dogma.

The RID project has changed my way in a substantial way about the ownership of content. Today, I give away Dogma. (Seemed appropriate.) It’s a movie I love. I know I’ll watch again. I’ll wanna share with someone. But – … Continue reading

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