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A Lexicon of Inconsistencies (or: A Boston/Brasstown Dictionary)

A Run:

  1. Something that one goes on. A popular form of exercise. Can be performed anywhere, though areas featuring trees and/or water are preferred. Can require many accoutrements.
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A Letter on Greed

Dear Greedy Business Owners,

My first legit experience with you was when I worked at Weis Markets.  I began in Oct. 2008 and thoroughly enjoyed my job.  793 more words

Personal Life

Elections are the beginning, not the end

I’ve had some time to reflect. And here’s the thing: I never, ever, believed that we can/should “trust” our representatives to do the right thing. We have to MAKE them do it. 402 more words

Class Divide

Desert Contrasts

This is the story of how I wound up in a brothel in Dubai, a series that starts here.

After finishing my meal at the brothel … er, TGI Thursdays, I took a taxi back to the hotel.  670 more words


TGI Thursdays

This is the story of how I accidentally wound up in a brothel in Dubai, part of a series that starts here.

The hostess at TGI Thursdays looked at me like I was an alien, then slowly led me to a table in the center of the restaurant and left me with a menu, which was all in English. 635 more words


HBO and Netflix "tackles" Race and Class

Directed by “Selma’s” Ava DuVernay, “13th” builds a compelling case for how after the Civil War racial division historically served the needs of political elites, and how coded language and policies — including “wars” on crime and drugs in the 1970s and ’80s, respectively — advanced those objectives. 435 more words


What to Watch: 10/03/2016

Our recommendations tonight are practically a treatise on time and morality, both real and imagined. Mondays, amirite?

As a sucker for a good time-travel yarn, I was in for  187 more words

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