Monthly Archives: October 2012

What Is It About ” — ” You Don’t Understand?

I tried, folks, but like the old ELO song, I just can’t get this out of my head.  It’s about the worst thing I’ve come across where disability issues, misogyny, and misfiring justice join hands to fuck somebody over. Let’s … Continue reading

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The Circus Has Arrived

Starting about midnight Sunday , things got even interestinger around here. Guido managed to break a bone in her left forearm — I think it’s the radius — down where it joins the wrist.  She did this by falling off … Continue reading

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All Kinds of Cancer

Arlen Specter died on Sunday.  He was one ‘Pub I voted for rather consistently — for Mayor of Philadelphia, US Senator — although like every other pol, there were times where he truly honked me off a helluva lot. What … Continue reading

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Refreshing Candor from a President

…. aka, “Talk dirty to me?” LA PAZ, Bolivia — Evo Morales has never been interested in currying favor with Washington. On Friday, Bolivia’s first indigenous president marked the 520th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World with … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking At You, Kid

Did anybody else notice that yesterday was Ten Eleven Twelve, as in 10/11/12?  I didn’t until I had to complete a form, standing in the Pest Office.  Lord I hate that place.  “Going postal” actually means, “becoming catatonic.” Next slide. … Continue reading

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No Pal of Mine

Three hours on the phone with the fuckbuckets at Pay Pal.  Of course, credit for 20 minutes of this  goes to one nutless factotum who put me on hold and left me there to shut me up. The first three … Continue reading

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Land Ho

Just about 24 years ago this week, Guido and I packed up our two separate households — my bachelor apartment in the suburbs, her South Philly row house — stuffed what fit into U-Haul’s largest truck, and headed toward our … Continue reading

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Six Drumsticks at a Time

Really, there’s nothing to add to this. Man collapses, dies after winning roach-eating contest in Broward    

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What’s Up Doc?

And………..what’s the good word? LEGS!!! Spreeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaad the good word! NAPLES — A Golden Gate Estates woman is accused of smuggling marijuana into jail by hiding it in her genitals. She told authorities she has nothing to do with the drug … Continue reading

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Epistemology 101

Things have been mighty hectic in these parts lately.  Seems like all the little threads I’ve been winding into a portfolio of client service have come together all at once, exponentially increasing the number of tasks I need to juggle … Continue reading

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