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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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June 08, 2022

june 9 in idea barrages

With decades of age, I’ve come to realize that organized fandom is the problem, not being a fan of a thing. It’s like religion. Disorganized faith helps some get through life but once there’s a...


June 07, 2022

today in poetry

a downpour is fine give it a few minutes it will wear itself out a sprinkling can be kind of refreshing reminding you why it’s so nice to be dry but there’s nothing quite as gloomy as...


June 06, 2022

june 7 in idea barrages

Are there really people feeling nostalgic for Top Gun? Top Gun. Really. It’s one thing to watch it & say “that was dumb fun, I don’t feel I wasted my time”, sure. But “this is a cultural to...


The peril of a city with endless shine, sunrise to sunset three-sixty-five, is the way the brightest lights also cast the darkest shadows. The deep azures of sky and sea, that white-hot beating y...


June 05, 2022

june 5 in idea barrages

To redeem Dr. Octopus, Spidey should’ve just used otto-correct. A gig’s a spear they use to ensnare helpless fish to eat them & that’s why it’s called the “gig economy”. A brand’s a thing...


June 02, 2022

june 3 in idea barrages

Don’t mind me. Just singing Van Halen’s “Panama” as “Enema” at the top of my lungs. As one does. For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only lightcycle, that whoever believes in ...


May 31, 2022

june 1 in idea barrages

You know you’re getting old when you’re starting to notice the baseball players’ moms more than their girlfriends. Sometimes, we’re not even lucky enough for the past to repeat itself. Someti...


May 29, 2022

may 30 in idea barrages

I wonder if when people get mad at Stevie Nicks, they just yell “STEPHANIE NICHOLAS!” at her, like as if that’s her full legal, and it shames her into behaving. Everybody’s like carbon-neutra...


May 27, 2022

may 28 in idea barrages

Whenever more than three women come together to smoke weed, that’s officially an easy-bake coven. Carls Sr was good friends with James Jonathon. Making a good stew is a thyme-consuming proc...


There was a bright flash of light, well, light and not-light, really. The realm of the lower angels is seen partially in the ultra-violet, according to Mitzi via Frank’s second-hand recollections...


May 25, 2022

may 26 in idea barrages

A really interesting fast food tie-in would be a promotion called “Terence Trent D’Arbys”. If Natalie Portman and Topher Grace hooked up, their celebrity couple portmanteau would be Portmanto...


May 25, 2022

annuals & perennials in poetry

Once, upon a violet No garden-standard rose Deserving subtle poetries No common purple prose Distinct from all the others From yearning face to rooted toes Stretching from...


May 23, 2022

may 24 in idea barrages

If instead of 15 minutes of fame, everyone got three months of hip-hop stardom, we could have a show called “90-Day Beyonce”. I just came up with the most revolting phrase in the English lang...


The golem, the sasquatch, Frankenstein’s doctor, all these impossible monsters that should not exist, the washed-up jock and the rock stars past twenty-seven, the self-pitying failure, the holy w...


But you must also understand why the scientist was doing what he was doing. Taking a creature that wasn’t supposed to exist and yet existed, a creature that believed himself the last of his kind,...


Once upon a time, Bubbe Sara told Mitzi, as that’s how stories are done, there was a city called Prague. There’s still a Prague, not so different from how it is now but so long ago, nonetheless. ...


May 21, 2022

may 22 in idea barrages

Are there true-crime podcasts that cover fictional killers in-universe yet? Like two hipsters doing a deep-dive on what the general public would actually know about Michael Myers or Norman Bate...


The Amazing Mitzi’s hesitancy to use kabbalistic practice in flashy ways, in obvious fashions, in manners that might hold her to covenants she hadn’t the capacity to keep, was not a new thing in ...


May 19, 2022

may 20 in idea barrages

The prank war had escalated to the point where the farmer’s friend had replayed his hay bales with marijuana. There was no doubt about it now: the steaks were high. Probably the best idea I’v...


May 17, 2022

may 18 in idea barrages

At the GLAAD awards, is the celebrity swag bag a GLAAD bag? Today I learned, in an earlier version of Dungeons & Dragons, there was a spell called “Protection from Law” and I just think, ...


May 16, 2022

may 16 in idea barrages

When they change the actors playing Ronald MacDonald, that’s a McRegeneration. You know what would be worse than Yahoo Serious? His lascivious cousin, Yahoo Sensuous. But what is a wizard’s...


Sir Gladhand had surely seen the world and, as he watched, the world had just as surely passed him by. He was a hero a dozen times over for whatever that mattered but lately it didn’t feel as tho...


May 14, 2022

may 14 in idea barrages

Here’s the title for the worst movie ever: WHEN FIERI MET SALLY. Do ghosts consider the whole bed-sheet costume thing an offensive stereotype? A group of Kryptonian criminals escape the Pha...


May 11, 2022

may 12 in idea barrages

CHARLIE DON’T SMURF. How was there not a mid 90s Ren and Stimpy rip-off on the off-hours of Cartoon Network called SOUR CREAM AND BUNION? It just FEELS like there would’ve been one. The onl...


May 09, 2022

may 10 in idea barrages

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! updated for the modern era: Ripley’s Don’t Need Your Validation! You know what would be a really weird video game that you could never get the IP rights to make? H...


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