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A Horoscope for John the Baptist

December 5, 2011

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This week you will be a voice crying in the wilderness.  By wilderness I mean the urban wilderness, and by crying I mean protesting. You are one of the last keepers of the law and that means you care a great deal about justice. Why must 1% of the populace have the majority of the […]

thou art being asked a question

November 3, 2011

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Last year while reading aloud a short essay of mine in a church basement, I asked a question that tempted the wrath of the Lord, the fire alarm went off and we all had to go outside. I will not repeat the question, out of fear and humility. But did I really learn my lesson? Because doesn’t claiming […]

The 5 minute Divine Comedy

August 15, 2010

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Like the Israelites of the old testament, I too was once trapped and surrounded on the shores of the red sea in Egypt. Only not by Egyptian chariots seeking vengeance but rather by hordes of mad and relentless tourists. I wanted to get back to Jerusalem for Easter weekend, but the ferry was broken and […]

Love a Book, Read a Woman

July 31, 2010

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If Kierkegaard meant for his whole project to provoke cartoons and gossip that tear him down and make fun of him, then my own small work is justified. Because lets face it, the poor bastard just didn’t understand women. That’s why we’re left with all these crazy books. Of course we might say given the biographical data that SK made a brave sacrifice of faith in breaking it off with Regine. But I won’t and I will say instead he was just chicken shit and because of that he was forced to go to bed with Hegel and not a hot mama.

An Inconvenient Beheading

March 24, 2010

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A few months after Hurricane Catrina I went with my old boss, Bruce, down to New Orleans for an experiment in Entrepreneurial Philanthropy. We went with heat machines in order to dry out houses. The experiment didn’t work, no one hired us Yankees, I didn’t get paid and my Boss lost twenty five thousand dollars. […]