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Hey there

Hi, If you have come by this dusty old site I haven’t really written a lot here mostly because it had been coming out At City Pages , for the last few years. you can see a bunch of that writing here.  Otherwise there is a brand new ChrisStrouth.com that might be more useful for current […]

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Anthony Ralph Strouth, 1945-2014

A number of folks have asked me to post the eulogy from my father’s funeral, hence I am posting it here. I am wearing my dads suit, it’s not that I don’t have other suits , but this is the serious suit, the suit for meeting with authority figures, the suit I wear when I […]

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The Iffness- the end of Miyagi, and the state of the union

  You’ve been taking your time And you’ve been living on solid air You’ve been walking the line And you’ve been living on solid air Don’t know what’s going wrong inside And I can tell you that it’s hard to hide when you’re living on Solid air. – John Martyn, Solid Air 1973 was a […]

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Goodbye Thomas

  Thomas Spiegel or DJ Man-X his nom de guerre passed away this week; he was a friend of mine, he was a business partner, he was a teacher, and for one magical night in 1990 a fellow monster truck enthusiast. I met Thomas at some point in lets call it 1988 (I suck at […]

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  • a little about me…

    A man of many lives-some know Strouth as the filmmaker who behind the documentary "Unconvention: a Mix Tape from St. Paul" about the 2008 RNC, and M-80, some as a writer, or as a producer and musician and then of course their is the whole getting a kidney transplant over Facebook and Twitter thing.
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