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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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oct 25 in idea barrages

The price of a hit song is you have to play it 200 times a year every year the rest of your life. Hopefully your hit will at least be something tossed-off & stupid. If it’s your life’s work...

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oct 24 in idea barrages

Another thing I’d do with unlimited funds: a Muppet restaging of THE BIG CHILL. Another song idea with no audience: a parody of the Velvet Underground’s “All Tomorrow’s Parties” about Billy B...

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victory and balboa in poetry

stay down, rocky the fame isn’t worth it stay down, rocky the money isn’t worth it stay down, rocky your pride isn’t worth it it isn’t worth your death nor a life of pain and regret stay down, ro...

2 days ago

oct 23 in idea barrages

Happy Hondadays suggests the existence of Happy Hondaween and I don’t think even Honda wants that. I hope that slang for a British-made truck is a “Hugh Lorrie”. I sure hope that downstate ...

We want to go to the stars. The movies make it look easy, the television makes it look easy, little blinking lights, press a few then liftoff, there you are. The fantasy is understandable but I w...

We kept coming back around to that lyric “it never rains in Southern California, it pours” which is true enough, both literally and metaphorically. In the places where there isn’t often rain, eve...

3 days ago

oct 21 in idea barrages

A great name for a band would, of course, be “Hoodie Warrelson”. Sometimes I think about how in my own lifetime McDonalds had a salad with the wildly racist name “Chicken Salad Oriental” but ...

5 days ago

oct 19 in idea barrages

Every story’s a ghost story, if you’re willing to cut through the artifice and metaphor. Someone or some thing is gone and you’re haunted and you’re wailing out in hopes someone else is haunted...

the secret algorithms behind the surface levels we’ve mistaken as free will the subtle patterns weaved into the dance of an electron shell the scatter patterns of refracted light the decisions...

7 days ago

oct 18 in idea barrages

You know, you could make a hell of a lot of money selling Lovecraft-themed marijuana stuff. “Ain’t nothin’ more dank than smokin’ Chthonic”. More terrible-but-interesting ideas: the noir-musi...

October 16, 2021

oct 17 in idea barrages

When you consider that “Fe” is the atomic symbol for iron, Ironman totally could’ve called himself FeMale. I mean, yes, sometimes you just sing the lyrics to Space Cowboy over Fiona Apple’s C...

October 14, 2021

oct 16 in idea barrages

An instance of cannibalism in Turkey would be great for a “Donner kebab” joke. When one publicly admits to fetish wear, are they “coming out of the corset”? I’d certainly eat at a barbecue ...

Fascination almost always starts out as fear, a fear that is eventually overcome while that focus lingers on. It’s a feature that seems to come standard with any level of sentience, human, animal...

October 14, 2021

oct 15 in idea barrages

Everyone overlooks their less-well-known neighbors, Carlsadequate Caverns. If someone yells “IT’S ADAM AND EVE, NOT ADAM AND STEVE!” yell back at them “IT’S BEN AND JERRY, NOT JEN AND BARRY!”...

October 14, 2021

oct 14 in idea barrages

If you read all of your own personal problems into the movies you watch, whether or not they actually resonate, are you a film projector? The reclusive toy car magnate, Willy Tonka. Conside...

October 14, 2021

oct 13 in idea barrages

When you sign a predatory student loan at 17 you’re supposed to see through the consequences of your actions, but when you’re a 35 year old dentist who broke into the Capitol to try & murde...

October 11, 2021

oct 12 in idea barrages

45 scarves is a “Stevie Nicks” worth of scarves. Rejected R.E.M. tracks like “What’s The Median, Stephen?” and “What’s The Mode, Gerard?” That’s a real Gerard Depardon’t. A Soundgarden so...

October 10, 2021

winter in poetry

in the winter, the earth scabs over white blood cells bundled up coating the wounds inflicted from three long seasons of birth and death strife and storms rot and germination the earth...

October 09, 2021

oct 11 in idea barrages

A Christmas version of IRON CHEF hosted by Santa Claus and at the beginning, he yells “JOLLY CUISINE!” Halloween parody of “Golddigger” called “Gravedigger”. CARTOON ALL STARS was and is st...

October 08, 2021

heart in poetry

my heart is a space made to push from place to place throbbing and pushing, contrived too scared to live too scared to die too scarred to be sacred too scarred to forgive ...

October 08, 2021

oct 10 in idea barrages

The part of the brain that remembers 90s one-hit wonders is called The Lisa Lobe. The weirdest Pokémon of all would be Giglipuff. I feel like it’d be fun to convince someone that “finsta” w...

October 08, 2021

oct 9 in idea barrages

Updating the cataloguing for the reference section of the library where I work, I realized at last what people did before facebook: extensive exhaustive family genealogies. As a person who su...

October 08, 2021

oct 8 in idea barrages

I think if you wanted to come up with the worst aesthetic ever, “the bastard child of Ed Hardy and Lisa Frank” would be a good place to start. Do the neo-fascists know that whenever we see th...

October 04, 2021

oct 7 in idea barrages

Does Oscar The Grouch refer to a one-night-stand as a “grump-and-dump”? Some lessons about British history are literally Tutorials. A candy tie-in to the new DUNE movie: “Many Great Sweets ...

October 04, 2021

oct 6 in idea barrages

PAUL BLART MALL COP 3: ACHY-BREAKY BLART A cut of vegan meat substitute called “beef pretenderloin”. Whenever someone’s complaining about Big Pharma, pretend you think they’re saying “Big F...

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