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Quote of the day, July 20

Harry Crews, on people

“So far as I can see, nothing good in the world has ever been done by well-rounded people. The good work is done by people with jagged, broken edges, because those edges cut things and leave an imprint, a design.”

Literature

This is America, where money’s more serious than death.

– Harry Crews

Pink Frosty Demo

Proper training of a bullterrier for the dogfighting pit requires two dozen live kittens a week. Each kitten is tied unceremoniously to a stuck and dangled in front of the dog to whet his lust for killing.

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Pink Frosty Demo

The girl, Monica, nicknamed Money, had worked for a long time in carnivals, and in a carnival nobody has a job, he has a ‘proposition.’ And if you want to put him out of business, by using the law or anything else, you are said to ‘burn down the proposition.’

– Harry Crews

Pink Frosty Demo

The last call had come for drinks when Buck sat down at my table. He was nearly two ax handles broad at the shoulder, with a belly that had cost him several thousand dollars’ worth of beer.

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Pink Frosty Demo

Well, like the man says, it’s two kinds of people in this world. Us that wants a drink and them that don’t want us to have one.

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Pink Frosty Demo

Cold Wars

I live in a neighborhood that is usually described as eclectic, which basically means any resident of our little grid community can be as weird as they choose, as haphazard as they choose, and as nutty as they choose provided we assign them terms like eclectic and eccentric in order to keep the property values stable. 1,147 more words

Comedy