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A broken mind held together by cellophane and some tack.

Short Stop

Presumably you are familiar with the expression, “less is more”? Children are extremely literal and I was no exception. Upon hearing the phrase for the first time I found myself suitably perplexed by its seemingly paradoxical makeup. Like the newly blind applying mascara. Would a Picasso joke have gone over […]

Outbreak 2

Good evening! [Please say that in your head as a 20’s European cinema vampyre. Thank you.] I stumbled across an obvious epiphany just now which is- I needn’t write a big ol’ fancy article every time I publish here. No English teacher is going to appear and admonish me over […]

“Sissyphus”

“We’re all on the same team”. Platitudinous? Yes. Cliche? Assuredly… but the phrase was used recently in marketing for the newest Planet Earth installment and the inference blew me away. How in the hell can we NOT figure this out? And I don’t mean left-wing and conservatives, racial divisions, capital […]

“Penn-umbra”

Good morning, faithful revelers! Thank you for joining me on our latest foray into (hopefully) enlightened oblivion. Regular oblivion is just so banal… Right down to business today. The grounds of my Manor enjoyed a healthy snow through the night and the dog’s eyes, despite a brief constitutional earlier, have […]

“Nice Guys Finish Whenever”

What REALLY comes first? “Women and Children” or “Safety”? …Not where you thought I was going with that? You’re gross. I bore no intentions of posting today but like some insidious, cursed relic the laptop overcame my objections and drew me into its quasi-warm, somewhat irradiating embrace. Sorry boys. Today’s […]