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Shopping for Temptation

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It was one of those moments when a music fan can feel as if he's fallen through the looking glass. This morning, I had to dash to my neighborhood King Soopers, in the Ken-Caryl Ranch area, to pick up some orange juice and milk, and as I stepped inside, the song filling the store was "Been Caught Stealing," an affectionate ode to shoplifting by Jane's Addiction that originally appeared on the 1990 album

Ritual de lo Habitual

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In answer to your unasked question: Yes, I paid for my items, but I was sure as hell tempted to snatch and grab -- and there's no telling how many others succumbed. King Soopers reps might want to check that playlist a little closer next time. -- Michael Roberts

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