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Stephen Malkmus Doesn't Think He Was a Jerk

Rob Tannenbaum, The New York Times, 14 May 2018

"I HATE BEING TAN," Stephen Malkmus said almost immediately, standing in the lobby of a Midtown hotel. His olive complexion, the unwanted result of a vacation in Hawaii with his extended family, was startling – not unlike seeing Santa Claus, if he suddenly lost 80 pounds.

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