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OJ Simpson Was My Vietnam

October 30, 2011


Our parents had Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers.  They had Watergate and Deepthroat.  They had Dallas, and Memphis, and the Ambassador Hotel.  They had empirical confirmation of the adolescent’s intuitive understanding that the world is not fair, and screwed up, and corrupt.  I envied them that at the time. We had happy go lucky Jean […]

A song which makes me happy and drives me INSANE

October 29, 2011


I have had this little ditty in my head for years.  I sing it all the time, especially when I’m in a good mood.  But!  I have no idea where on earth it’s from.  I’m pretty sure it’s from a videogame.  Zelda?  Animal Crossing?  Something…  Anyways, I recreated it here in the hopes that someone […]

Barely legal – hardcore pienography

October 3, 2011


From time to time I make musical barter arrangements, which I always enjoy.  I have created custom songs and ringtones in exchange for scones, pies, carrot cake, Vietnamese coffee, cake, and other things.  It’s always satisfying to enter into a strange bargain with someone, and all the more so because they usually think I’m kidding […]

You Offered To Drive Me Home, a short story

October 2, 2011


I little while ago I wrote a little story, based on a Craigslist ad.  Here’s the idea:  take a Craigslist ad from anywhere in the world, then write a story that explains how it came to be.  Hardboiled style.  The text of the ad is at the end; worth reading to, honest!  If you, dear […]