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

A Dog’s Life

About eighteen years ago, an associate of my mother’s brought my family a young dog that had been rescued from a Mississippi trailer park. Believing that nomen est omen, my mother named the dog Paula Jones. (He that readeth let him … Continue reading

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The Water

I have been addicted to this song for the past two weeks–when I first came across it thanks to YouTube. (I guess predictive music algorithms have their place in our cowardly new world.) Now, I will lovingly share my addiction … Continue reading

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Nobody Cares About White Genocide

Per South Africa: as long as whites are the ones on the receiving end of a machete, nobody gives a a flying racial damn, for those crackers probably had it coming to them anyway, given some secular version of original … Continue reading

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A Little Something to Offend Everyone (repost from May 7, 2011)

I. Why the obsession to document nearly every event in our mundane lives (and they are mundane for the most part—and should be, for “mundane” is derived from mundus)? Experience has to be mediated through the camera before it can be … Continue reading

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Eating Memories

  “Long let me bite your heavy, black tresses. When I gnaw your elastic and rebellious hair, it seems to me that I am eating memories.”  ~Charles Baudelaire

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Ode to Our Family

Dolores O’ Riordan, the singer for the Cranberries, is dead today at the age of forty-six. Here is what I wrote about the Cranberries some months ago: Several years ago, the lead singer of the Cranberries, Dolores O’Riordan (Dolores=pains–what a … Continue reading

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The Disenchantment Chronicles

God has one screwy sense of humor; I think that it is very dark, if not nearly absurdist, which makes me chuckle, as one who grew up with a very sardonic mother and watching The Ren & Stimpy Show and … Continue reading

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