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About charliestinyuniverse

Charlie Denison, originally from the suburbs of Indianapolis, is a writer and musician, picking up culture and influences from musicians and eccentrics in Kentucky, Tennessee, Montana and even overseas. A graduate from the University of Kentucky School of Journalism in 2007, Denison is currently a staff writer at the Lewistown News-Argus. He is an award-winning Montana journalist who has been published in the Montana Quarterly, Rural Montana Magazine, Last Best News, NUVO and others. He also has a solo EP, "Whispers of the Lonely," blending country, folk, blues and soul, now available and has an LP in the works.

“100 Happy Days” a worthwhile challenge

A few months ago, I noticed a friend of mine in Louisville, Kentucky taking a different approach to Facebook. Instead of complaining about politics or venting about something else that bothered her, like so many of her friends were doing, … Continue reading

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Learning to live with a cat…again

Despite growing up with a cat named Phil, I’ve always considered myself more of a dog person. Don’t get me wrong: Phil was great (rest in peace, buddy). However, I found myself bonding more with our Labradors. Phil and I … Continue reading

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Why I Love the NBA

Editor’s note: Yesterday, Indiana Pacers star Paul George was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder for former IU standout Victor Oladipo and Arvydas Sabonis’ son, Domantas. This is the end of an era for the Pacers…again, and, sadly, one that … Continue reading

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The Challenge

Sometimes there are more than bargains in the Walmart clearance carts. For Trevor Golden, there was a challenge, right there in front of him; one he wanted to share. As he looked in the $5 DVD clearance cart, he saw … Continue reading

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Learning from love: celebrating my parents’ 40-year anniversary

On Monday, June 5, my parents celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. This major milestone has particular significance for me, as I approach my own very first wedding anniversary. Although Kari and I dated nearly five years, we didn’t live together … Continue reading

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Disappearing One: Chris Cornell says hello to heaven at 52

“If you don’t want to be seen you don’t have to hide If you don’t want to believe you don’t have to try to feel alive” – Superunknown “I woke the same as any other day except a voice was … Continue reading

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Meet Sean Devine

Like Guy Clark, one of Austin’s finest, or the legendary Townes Van Zandt, Devine bleeds his heart out in his songs. You believe him.
But you don’t have to take my word for it. Listen to “I’ll Leave Anything Behind But You” or “Change Me.” “You can change your own picture/of the person you want to be/Change the face in the mirror/But you can’t change me.” Continue reading

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