It's all around you, like smog. This train isn't bound for glory.
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To be honest, I am disappointed by the thought of Kim and Thurston going through the governmental procedure of marriage - much less the governmental procedure of divorce! It strikes me as the least punk-rawk way possible of managing one's relationships and romantic and sex lives. Bastard and . . . (More)
The mental health industry has a long history, much of it politically implicated by, oh, for example, Foucault - curiously intertwined with the history of those institutions of CONTROL the government and the church. For an uncomfortably close instance of a form of authority making use of . . . (More)
Dramatis Personae: A: A new DJ, starting his or her first shift. B: Radio producer, easing A into the routine. [B is preparing to leave, having guided A into seat and headset, indicated the controls, and so forth. Off air:] B: So you should be OK? [rising] A: [grasps B's a . . . (More)
It is very difficult - for US - to see what is directly in front of our faces. So what IS? Short version: Everything is terrible, and there is no hope. That should send most of you scurrying off to look at porn. Have a nice day, meat puppets. Let's start with the Great Pacific G . . . (More)
US bond issues rose today in global markets, on the release of quarterly metrics showing reduced consumer spending and a sharp drop in new construction, timber harvesting, and mineral development, generally regarded by market pundits as signs of a sober and robust economic climate. US . . . (More)
I just thought you should know that THE TALIBAN ARE not ARMING AND TRAINING BABOONS TO KILL US ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!! High quality Taiwanese intel on this matter is slightly debunked, but no less powerful for that, here. Oh, and then there's the matter of the SHOCKING PROOF offered below: Th . . . (More)
In his most recent post at, of all places, the Huffington Post, demigod Paul Krassner (famed for his inimitable humor / news / sacred text magazine, The Realist) offers this pearl of wisdom: Finally, a minimalist summation of American culture excerpted from the Los Angeles Times' article on Conan . . . (More)
A few things worth keeping an eye one: It always cackles the shackles of my puny little heart to see my fellow ordinary Americans getting ready to overthrow the gummint, and, you know, Kill Whitey - or whatever the (overwhelmingly) white equivalent of "Kill Whitey" is. . . . (More)
Time is not money. This was, I admit with some embarrassment, an epiphany. I have a job, and I'm earning money, but I want time. We sell our time for money, but whoever has time has more than someone who has traded the same time for any amount of money. So they are not members of the same . . . (More)