Monthly Archives: October 2010

Jack-O-Lanterns and The Death of the First-Born

Well, I just finished carving my jack-o-lantern and put it outside my apartment door.  Now, tomorrow night when Samuel Hain and his Halloweeners ride around to all the houses in the city they will spare my house and will not … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t the V-Chip Have a Politics Setting?

Wouldn’t it be nice if the V-chips that are inside all of our televisions were able to screen out all political ads?  Maybe it’s just the time of year and I’m an election Scrooge, but I dream about this potential … Continue reading

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Ivy Harper, or How Would District 1 Voters in Nebraska Like a Whole Lot of Crazy?

Okay District 1 of Nebraska!  (Remember that means you Omaha and Lincoln).  Are you ready for this?  Tired of those stodgy politicians who’ve never been crazy enough to get kicked out of anywhere for freaking out like a total lunatic?  … Continue reading

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Panhandler Problems in Downtown Denver

I’d like to introduce you to a woman.  She’s probably about 5’2 or so.  Longer curly hair and glasses.  Her name is Rachel, or at least that’s what she said.  She works (or claims to) as a professors assistant at … Continue reading

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The Mental Aftermath of the Nicole Krauss Reading, Or: The Question Nicole Krauss Asked Me

So, as I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I got to go to the Nicole Krauss reading at the Tattered Cover Colfax location with a fellow writer, Melissa Pilakowski.  It was a really good reading and I had a lot of … Continue reading

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Why I’m An Asshole Most Recently: Nicole Krauss

It probably comes to no surprise to most people that I am an asshole.  I do my best to be a good person, but it doesn’t always work out.  Most recently evidence that I am an asshole comes about in … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Take Elections Seriously

There are probably a lot of people out there who would fault me for not taking elections seriously.  I agree, it may be a problem and they may have a valid point.  I did vote at least.  I think it … Continue reading

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