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"If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing." ~ Kingsley Amis

Can’t Keep a Lukewarm Man Down

Despite, and to spite, my last post, here I am again. Try as I might otherwise, the Nicene Creed, the Baltimore Catechism, the stories of the Saints, the old prayers, and the general damn weirdness of Catholicism are what I … Continue reading

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Milk of Mercy (reposted)

[B]ide the coming                                                                            … Continue reading

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Yeah, Another Post Like This

This is the Hope Sandoval circa ’94 that today I would marry in a New York-Adderall minute. Goodness to the graciousness of all existence and wonder, this darling is a number of ideals incarnate. I find amusing the lackadaisical reaction … Continue reading

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Indulgent Interview: Because I Ask Myself the Best Questions (reposted)

Another reposted publication–this time from Jan. 18, 2011. (I was rather active that month; where did the magic go?) This particular submission harkens back to when I was a much more serious Catholic. Also, if one is so curious as … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Pinball Machines Gone? (reposted)

Because there is nothing quite like quoting myself, here is another repost. I first published this Jan. 7th, 2011. This still remains one of my favorite posts. I have lightly edited it for republication. While waiting for my water to … Continue reading

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Never Catch the Covert Look

I have been posting too many videos of ephemera these past few weeks. To rectify this: let me quote from Graham Greene’s The Heart of the Matter, though some wags may say the ephemera posting continues. I underlined this passage when I … Continue reading

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My Humilating Christian Music Background

Unlike the whippersnapper Christians of today with their iPhones and magic no-sex elixirs, my generation had to have serious conversations as to what constitutes acceptable Christian art. Names/terms like Francis Schaeffer and reformed apologetics and Thomism and Image Journal and the three denominations of … Continue reading

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