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November 26, 2007

Tang want food and beer

The liquor store I frequent has a pet cat.

If you ask me, it's more like the pet cat has a liquor store I frequent.

This cat is a barrel-chested ball of orange fluff that must weigh 30 pounds.

We call him Tang, because that seems like a fitting name for such a large, slow-moving feline.


I tried to pick up Tang once -- and barely got him off the ground.

Asked the guy behind the counter the other day -- his real name is Tony. So we weren't too far off.

I like Tang better. 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 10:41 AM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Random stuff


"Hello, is this President Clinton? Good! I figured if anyone knew where to get some Tang, it'd be you....Shut up!"

And another thing: how come I can't get no Tang 'round here?

If you are keeping score at home, that's the second Deep Space Homer reference S. Sessa has set up. Keep up the good work, SS!

Haha, well said, that enormous cat runs the place, you can't go in there without him coming up to you and staring/rubbing your leg.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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