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Andrew Altenburg
New York, NY
A Blog By Andrew Altenburg
Interests: Cartooning, Art, Artist, Illustrator, Comic Book, Web Comic, Web Comics, Illustration, Ello, Portfolio, Storyboard Art, Space, Time, Same Sex Wedding, Gay Wedding Planner, Gay Officiant, Officiant, Marriage Equality, Freedom to Marry, General Hospital, LGBT, New York, Gay New York, Manhattan, Gay Nightlife, Bethesda Fountain, Jumping for Joy, The Joan Project, Mosinee, Wisconsin, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Superman, Marriage, Gay Marriage, Wedding Planner, Creative, Wedding, Space Cadets, Space Cowboys, Pip Productions, Grand Prefix, Gator, AA Comics, The Lone Apple, Little Orphan Angie, Nanny Noodle Legs, Great Bovines of Cowstory,
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This morning, as I raced across W. 51st Street, I passed by Radio City Music Hall, as I usually do every day from the 1 to my job at 51st/Park. There's always something interesting happening there - a few weeks ago I watched in horror as a crane lifted a... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Today was not a bad day. A pal came over and hung a new overhead light in our bedroom, spackled a few spots in our ceiling, and taught my bf and I how to re-grout and caulk a shower. We also bought a Xmas tree, ate Tday leftovers, and watched... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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I've purchased our Thanksgiving turkey and it's sitting on our tiny kitchen counter thawing. At this point, It's literally a 9lb block of ice with some turkey thrown in for good measure. But, thankfully, we have a little time until it needs to get thrown in the oven. One of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Good morning and welcome to a special kind of Monday - the Monday that precedes a Thursday holiday and acts, then, as a sort of Super Monday where you know that you can't actually shove five days of work into 2 1/2 but you're going to try anyway and, also,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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A few weeks ago I wrote a blistering expose on the closing of the Paris movie theater where I named names and ... ok no I didn't do that. I just wrote a little blog post that lamented the closing of a popular place to see (mostly) art house movies.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Good morning all - I don't know about you, of course, but the past few weeks have been intense! Job stuff, personal stuff, and other stuff that just decided to happen in October because, hell, why not? all collided and gave the past few weeks the unmistakable earmarks of being... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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These days, it feels like we are perpetually in the middle of November sweeps - Big! Events! All! The! Time! I don't know about you, but I'm exhausted. Some say that's the point - to wear us down - but I don't give the people who run things that much... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Good morning and Happy October. It's International Coffee Day and yes, it's a real thing. There's no real special way to celebrate, just chug down your favorite cup of Joe and SPEED THROUGH YOUR DAY LIKE YOU'RE ON FIRE! I didn't start drinking any kind of coffee-like drink until 2011... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Good morning! It's a gorgeous day here in Manhattan and I've been up since the crack o dawn. I've been to the gym, I have been grocery shopping, the exterminator just left, and, at this writing, it's just 11:00am. But, in my defense, it's been an intense couple of work... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Good morning and happy Friday. Here on W. 102nd Street all is well but busy. Hope you're all doing great. Will be blathering on this weekend about a bunch of stuff, so be sure to come back and hang out. The Mister and I are planning on painting the ceiling... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Yesterday, we needed a break. From work, from home, from internet, from cooking, from writing, from it all. The first half of the afternoon was spent spelunking in an old warehouse in the bowels of Brooklyn that houses thousands of old comic books. Getting to this place was like going... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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During the 911 time of year, I get wistful. Many do. It's that thing of facing our own mortality and seeing things for what truly matters. I remember a time three years ago when I got on the 7 bus to go to East Harlem to meet the Mister for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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I had 2 zeppoles the other day at a firm sponsored Carnival event. But it was delicious and hot and there was a mountain of powdered sugar on it. And then, I was given a bag of them from the owner of the carnival. And I took them home and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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On 9/11/01, I woke up on a couch in San Francisco having crashed for the weekend before at a friends place. I had been living in LA at the time and was producing lots of events. I was loving it all, but was worn out and wanting to escape. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
Lift Every Voice and Sing James Weldon Johnson, 1871 - 1938 Lift every voice and sing, Till earth and heaven ring, Ring with the harmonies of Liberty; Let our rejoicing rise High as the list’ning skies, Let it resound loud as the rolling sea. Sing a song full of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Good morning, happy Wednesday. We have discovered OUTLANDER. Bearded men in kilts. How did I miss this show for this long? That's really all I have for today. What more is there to say? See also: Brittany Runs a Marathon Another Life The Farewell Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
right on, Tammy. We BOTH are in professions that are at their most demanding in December! lol :)
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Good morning, Happy Tuesday and, well, welcome to the holiday season. I know, crazy, right? But rather than fight it, I've embraced it. I have zoomed right past pumpkin spice everything and zeroed my thinking to the end of December. Yes, I know you won't believe me, but I already... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!
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Last week it was reported that New York landmark, The Paris, had closed its doors. Long live The Paris, The Paris is dead. In the spirit of this blog, let me pay tribute to how marvelous it was, rather than to add to the lament that yet another piece of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2019 at JUMPING FOR JOY!