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I write words, I sometimes get to perform them out, sometimes I'm even paid. And I'm trying to get it right, get it right.

with enough repetition, your flaws become your style


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2 days ago

may 26 in idea barrages

1.) If you were REALLY cool you’d start recutting old DALLAS footage into a Beverly Hillbillies-style sitcom with a laugh track, call it OIL IN THE FAMILY and deliver it to me once a week. 2.) Wh...

2 days ago

may 25 in idea barrages

1.) be longing, belonging, be, longing 2.) A middling all-female Weezer cover band would cover their entire catalogue and be called “Sheezer”. A GREAT all-female Weezer cover band would ignore ev...

Dave had broken her heart, even though she didn’t have one. Not even silicon, she was beyond hardware of any kind, meat, circuits, magnetic discs or anything, despite the fact that in all the way...

3 days ago

may24 in idea barrages

1.) The three most important factors in easily-distracted real estate are practice, practice, practice… I mean… location, location, location. 2.) You will cover terrible old rap metal as polka an...

4 days ago

victorias in poetry

saying that you’re good at keeping secrets is a good way to get people asking you your secrets which is a very very bad way to keep your secrets you of course have your secret truths and yo...

4 days ago

born in a in poetry

really I am surprised a store with as unflattering a name as DRESS BARN survived THIS long got THIS far, lived out its life only went under in mid-2019 can you imagine naming a store ...

4 days ago

hell in poetry

Hell isn’t other people. Hell is seeing other people only as vehicles for or roadblocks against your personal enjoyment. Hell is being so hidebound to your own damn self you’...

4 days ago

may23 in idea barrages

1.) An ad for Verizon starring Denise Crosby and Brent Spiner, talking about their high-speed data service. “You know all about that, don’t you, Denise?” “Maybe a little TOO high-speed for my tas...

Had “The Great Gatsby” been written in 2019, I’m certain it would unfold in almost exactly the opposite direction, its central conceit inverted on each axis. Jimmy Gatz would be the fraud Jay Gat...

5 days ago

may22 in idea barrages

1.) A conspiracy theory where the world is secretly ruled by sentient bullets but the rightful kings have been unseated twice by having Kennedies thrown at them. 2.) In film lingo, the last set-u...

6 days ago

may21 in idea barrages

1.) Just because a character that is a terrible human being has a few redeeming or interesting traits doesn’t mean you are owed that they suddenly turn out to be heroic at the end. In fact, that ...

7 days ago

may20 in idea barrages

1.) Boosting your overall life confidence through romantic encounters is called “successual healing”. 2.) I’m surprised there hasn’t been a Deadpool choose-your-own-adventure in the Old West call...

May 18, 2019

may19 in idea barrages

1.) Your band will be called Square Bob’s Spongebath. 2.) Down the highway, plastic signs alternate for Pop Warner football sign ups and psychic readings, both selling desperate hope for greatnes...

May 17, 2019

may18 in idea barrages

1.) Trump as contrapositive to Gatsby, born too rich to ever suffer the consequences of a lifetime of failures and crimes, feigning normalcy through terrible taste in food, TV & sex. Tom Buch...

May 17, 2019

may17 in idea barrages

1.) Always always always pretend to confuse “quinoa” and “ben wa”. It never ceases to liven up conversations. 2.) The problem with tipping points in history is that there are too many people out ...

May 16, 2019

may16 in idea barrages

1.) “Keep your nose to the grind,” they told the young piece of glass, “and some day you’ll make a spectacle of yourself.” 2.) If you’re rich enough, you can tell your client “someone will be wit...

May 15, 2019

may15 in idea barrages

1.) Your restaging of “Game of Thrones” in the pastel American 1980s will be called “A Song of Miami Vice and Fire”. 2.) Today I learned: frothing milk for lattes and cappuccinos is surprisingly ...

May 14, 2019

may14 in idea barrages

1.) This morning, driving to a medical appt in Herkimer I reflexively turned left on 5S toward Ft. Plain instead and had to turn around in some farmer’s driveway, shows you I’m getting into the g...

The popular notion of the word “evolution” mistakes it as a grand process heading toward some predetermined goal, as long as everything goes well. As if shrews were destined to become apes and th...

May 14, 2019

may13 in idea barrages

Sure sure, keep having your proms, just know you’re making the Big Limo Lobby stronger with every awkward move to third base in the back. Nothin’ like a 40 deep line at baggage claim to say “Amer...

May 12, 2019

may12 in idea barrages

1.) The NBA playoffs take so damn long, I like to imagine beat writers sending letters to their families back home, in Ken Burns sepia tones with a lone violin score: “Dearest Martha, it has been...

May 11, 2019

may11 in idea barrages

1.) Believe a storyteller too literally and you might be myth taken. 2.) Long term stock investments are all about the company you keep. 3.) If I were a Highlander, I would hang out with vampire...

May 10, 2019

may10 in idea barrages

1.) If you “create” “wealth” without making anything useful, if you “create” “wealth” by tearing down something vital, it’s not that you’re smart, it’s barely even that you’re lucky. You’re just ...

May 08, 2019

may9 in idea barrages

1.) You ever have a nightmare where you are being the version of you that would’ve made one of your exes the happiest and halfway through the dream, you realize that being that version of you is ...

May 08, 2019

may8 in idea barrages

1.) Yes, you could write a parody of Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven” about the Catholic hierarchy of angels called “Tiers in Heaven” but, yeah, I am the only person who would find it funny. 2.) ...

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