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Archive for December, 2011

Mike Varley’s Top Five Videos of 2011

December 30th, 2011

For those of you in touch with my YouTube page or my sporadic Facebook updates, you may have noticed over the past couple of years that I’ve developed a liking for the video medium.  With a few exceptions, every video I make is a document of something that happened in my life, edited and manipulated [...]

Regarding a Recent Visit to The Rock Shop

December 12th, 2011

Dear Management, . Please excuse the delay in reply. Life got in the way a bit, but I still feel this is important enough to share. It’s concerning the bar service I received at the Saturday, December 1st show featuring Sky-Pony and Toys and Tiny Instruments. There was one bartender behind the bar that night, [...]

Hydrofracking New York: A Letter to Gov. Cuomo

December 1st, 2011

11/27/2011 Greetings Governor Cuomo, My name is Michael Varley.  I’m a Long Island-born, upstate-educated, Brooklyn-residing New Yorker, writing to you with concern about the gas extraction process known as hydrofracking.  Many guesses have been made at your intentions behind supporting this controversial drilling method, but I’m not looking to add to the stack of speculations.  [...]