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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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“Ultimately, people only want stories if they can convince themselves they’re real,” the yeti said, as he set his coffee back on the saucer, “at least plausibly real. My people, yours, all people...


August 03, 2021

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Too many people believe that freedom means “freedom from empathy” when everyone being freed from empathy means, pretty quickly, nearly everyone has no freedom at all. We could just as easily ...


July 30, 2021

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There weren’t enough GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR DOUCHE jokes when the billionaires pretended to be astronauts because no human needs or deserves that much money in 50 lifetimes. Let’s do better ne...


July 30, 2021

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No, Mr. Drowning Pool, there’s indeed something wrong with you. You are in Drowning Pool, that is indeed wrong. I just wonder: are you in Drowning Pool because there’s something wrong with you ...


July 30, 2021

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If you think about it, a completely valid alternate title for Donnie Darko would be “Echo And The Bunnymen”. A parody of that Shawn Mullins song “Lullabye” about the Showbiz Pizza Bear. “Ever...


July 29, 2021

station break in poetry

the revolution will be advertised they’ll sell bubble gums cards just like in the Gulf Wars not even after the fact as people are dying howling in the streets there...


July 27, 2021

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A strident screed about Italian cuisine is a manipesto. So did the Muadib show up in Space Jam and make it SPICE JAM or… If you morph your hands into bird talons and rip his genitals off be...


July 27, 2021

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Jimmy Buffet’s arraignment of “O Fortuna” called “Carmina Bahamas”. Closed-casket for the peering-impaired. Make a bike out of copy paper and call it a “stationery bicycle”. The only thin...


July 27, 2021

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“Once You Pop, You Don’t Stop” and “You Can’t Eat Just One” are both just a hair away from the slogan “YOU WILL BECOME PHYSICALLY ADDICTED TO THESE CHIPS”. GIMME THE BEANS, BOYS, TO FILL THIS...


“I am what I am and that’s all what I am,” the old sailor muttered, half to himself, half to no one, “and I guess what I am is tired. Just tired.” He still clenched that corn cob pipe between his...


July 24, 2021

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A Japanese video game about childrens’ dances called HOKEY POKEY PANIC. Does Optimus Prime poop from his semi colon? Sometimes, you just want to wear a shirt with the word SANDWICH on it, i...


July 24, 2021

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Cross-stitch is some hard Emmanuel labor. As we are around 80% water, occasionally we must drink something that’s 80% alcohol, to balance it out, you know, from time to time. A woodworking ...


July 24, 2021

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“Ten billion,” he whispered. “Thanks,” she replied, “that means a lot to me.” The Terminator statue at the El Rancho Drive-In looks almost exactly like Lou Reed. It’s amazing. Loki, riding ...


July 21, 2021

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In Soviet Russia, dragons imagine YOU! I can’t believe that the fragility of American masculinity hasn’t tried to re-brand male pedicures as “getting your bronails done”. The heart of a neu...


July 21, 2021

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Slugging percentage is pretty, it’s flashy, have a fun weekend with it but it’ll eventually ghost you, let you down. On-base percentage, man, if it consistently singles and walks, you put a rin...


July 21, 2021

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A Lou Reed themed breakfast cereal called Metal Machine Mueslix. If the machine we’re supposed to rage against is Machine Gun Kelly, all the better. The first rule of Oak Club is orc hits y...


July 18, 2021

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…HI, I’m on Wings, WHAT, I’m on Wings, WHO, I’m on Wings, wicka-wick, TIM DALY… A start-up website for potato recipes: SPUDIFY. Like a great airship felled by the awful summer weather, I sc...


July 18, 2021

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How much juul could a Jewel juul juul if a Jewel juul could juul juul? The first rule of Floral Club is “mums the word”. The second rule of Floral Club is “mums the word”. Monday, July 5th ...


July 18, 2021

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Can Bobcat Goldthwait do a distant sequel to SHAKES THE CLOWN called SHAKES ON A PLANE? Listened to a Neko Case song about how people were looked down on for being from Tacoma… and I thought ...


July 18, 2021

the fix in poetry

you break and you put yourself back together and you break and you put yourself back together again you break and you’re never quite the same as the last you reassemble on the fly f...


One of the most common ice-breakers is that eons-old question “if you could go back in time to anywhere in history, where would you go?” and while in theory it can be telling, in practice, the an...


July 15, 2021

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Neil Degrasse Tyson haughtily explaining that Science Diet is not actually made of science, it is just pet food. A film about the glorious battle to evict the boringness that is IKEA from Ame...


July 15, 2021

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BLACK PANTHER 3: FINDING NAMOR I found those Geico ads irritating immediately, right from the gecko. England should colonize lower Oregon just so that their regent there could be called the...


July 15, 2021

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“No no no, my uncle works at Apple,” he said, “that’s why I got my hands on the greatest upgrade of all… the jPhone.” On the one hand, Yogi never tells us if he’s comparing himself to the ave...


When I was a little boy living in a little place, the television served as my only connection to the larger world I longed for and my ability to distinguish between reality and fiction was tenuou...


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