Author Archives: yc

From A to D. One is definitely not like the other.

There’s this (new to me) band from Chile, called Astro.  They just released their record Astro in the U.S. at the end of August.  I like ‘em a whole lot.  Check out the video for the lead track, “Ciervos.” Watching … Continue reading

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London v. Beijing

The opening ceremony is tomorrow, and I’ve heard there are livestock involved in the program.  I’m not sure if London can match Beijing’s opening ceremony from 4 years ago, which I just recently rewatched in its entirety and you can … Continue reading

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Gnarls in Charge

A few months ago, First Mate started talking about Live From Daryl’s House and how awesome it is.  I don’t know what rock I’ve been under, but that was the first I’d heard of the show, even though it’s been … Continue reading

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Hi there, CURL blog.

It’s been a while, eh?  We’ve slowed down on the curling over here at Curl Nation.  We intend to get back to it ASAP.

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NYC

Curl Nation is in NYC to celebrate a birthday.

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Pina

It seems like all the hulaballo in the movie world right now is about The Hunger Games.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m a fan.  I read all the books, I did buy advance tickets to see it on opening weekend … Continue reading

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Collins Family Reunion

All a collins is, is a couple shots of booze with fresh-squeezed lemon juice, a little simple syrup or castor sugar, topped off with soda water, and garnished with some fruit, traditionally an orange wheel and a maraschino cherry.  The … Continue reading

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Curl Well and Prosper

Happy Lunar New Year! After an unstable Year of the Rabbit, we can look forward a year of positive change. May you have an auspicious Year of the Water Dragon!

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Traditions

We don’t have a lot of traditions here at Curl Nation.  The only tradition we seem to be good at is the daily cocktail tradition, but that is perhaps less of a tradition and more of a lifestyle. Anyway, there … Continue reading

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Warm Muffins for Cold Mornings

Sparklepants and I recently came back from Curl Nation Tropical Outpost #2 aka Hawaii.  It was warm and lovely there, with snorkeling and swimming in saltwater pools heated by the volcano and tennis playing and sea turtles and poke and … Continue reading

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