Author Archives: David S. Atkinson

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...

Don’t Cry That You Tried To Call Your Husband On A Banana Because Dogs Repossessed Your Car.

A friend posted a really weird photo combo this morning with the tagline that now he wanted to know what the heck it was supposed to be. It had three panels, two of which were a variously distraught woman using … Continue reading

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What My July 4ths Have Been Like

I’ve always been fond of the 4th of July. However, for the last several years my wife has been off at grad school sessions at that time. Instead of big family gatherings of food and fireworks, I’ve been reading and/or … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

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Is It Permissable To Talk In Hypotheticals About Your Own Book?

Is it permissable to talk in hypotheticals about your own book? Is that bad form or not? Personally, I’ve always thought authorital intent only held so much value. It’s illuminative, but the text is controlling. Still, why not a hypothetical … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand Makes Me Think Of Green Jellÿ

I actually read Anthem by Ayn Rand recently. I didn’t think much of it for various reasons, but that really isn’t important right now. What is important is that it made me think of Anthem by Green Jellÿ. In fact, … Continue reading

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Why Do Americans Always Get Poutine Wrong?

After a previous trip to Quebec, I developed a taste for poutine. Since then, I keep running across people claiming to sell it in the US. Vermont, Minnesota, Colorado, I see it from time to time and keep ordering it … Continue reading

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Dear Super 8 In Sawyer Michigan

Dear Super 8 in Sawyer, Michigan: I can appreciate not wanting to spend the money to cool rooms that aren’t in use, or to spend keeping a mini fridge cool in a room when it is not being used. However, … Continue reading

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