15 Jul 2001, 7:26 a.m.

Moscow, Part II.V

This documents Sunday night of my Moscow travelog. Parts I and II, if you please. Day 3.5: Sunday Night. The "tsar of wishful thinking" joke was basically a refernce to some 1980s (?) song in …

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14 Jul 2001, 8:19 a.m.

The Intersection of Doom...and Death

A lot of very eclectic material in today's entry. The title refers to the intersection near my university (university may not actually be mine), Herzen Pedagogical something-or-other in St. Petersburg, Russia. This intersection has no …

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13 Jul 2001, 12:23 p.m.

YASE -- Yet Another Short Entry

Argh. I saw "Swan Lake" tonight, here in [my hometown] St. Petersburg. And it was rather interesting, especially since I saw it with Susanne, who has actually been in a production of "Swan Lake," but …

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12 Jul 2001, 6:08 a.m.

Feelings Mixed -- Shaken, not Stirred

Argh! I really should write several entries very soon, about my mixed feelings about mixed -- or any -- alcoholic drinks, and about the last few days of my Moscow trip a few days ago. …

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11 Jul 2001, 7:42 a.m.

Erin Brockovna

The Dostoyevsky museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, and other stuff. The title refers to the transliteration of Erin Brockovich into Russian, which looks very wrong. This goes for the translation of X-Men as People X …

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10 Jul 2001, 10:10 a.m.

Moscow, Part I

This is approximately the first third of my Moscow travelogue. I plan to also have it available at my own personal webspace soonish. Day One: Friday night. A buoyant bunch of twenty ACTR students and …

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10 Jul 2001, 5:26 a.m.

Political Insane Asylum

Today we are all so, so tired from the lack of sleep on the overnight train ride back from Moscow to St. Petersburg. So, so tired. And then we have classes. Some conversations from this …

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09 Jul 2001, 8:22 a.m.

More later

I'm such a jerk for posting a "more later" entry, but it's true. I have a great deal more to say about my Moscow trip, and I intend on a blow-by-blow chronolog. Maybe in a …

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09 Jul 2001, 8:17 a.m.

Lenin, booze, metro, uniforms, guns

Five-ride pass on the Moscow metro: 20 rubles. 35mm camera film, 24 exposures: 85 rubles. Finally coming face-to-face with the fact that Russia has not, by a long shot, shed the last vestiges of the …

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09 Jul 2001, 7:30 a.m.

A Square in Red Square

I'm almost done with my excursion to Moscow. Right now I'm posting a small "I'm alive" entry to soothe my parents. (I'm fine, Mom and Dad.) In something like an hour or less I'll post …

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