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...

Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day Three: I Actually Asked To Be Taken To See “Follow That Bird”

Yeah, I actually asked to be taken to see Follow that Bird. So what? It was 1985 and I was something like 9 years old. My parents and sister were going to a Tina Turner and wouldn’t take me. They … Continue reading

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Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day Two: I Practice Whistling Alone In Elevators

I can’t really whistle. It’s not completely impossible, though I thought it was for the longest time. Within the last ten years or so, I managed to whistle a little, but not regularly or well. However, sometimes kind of. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day One: I Paused A Book Recently

I read a lot. Rarely do I take a break while reading a book. However, recently I took a break from Parade’s End by Ford Madox Ford in order to read Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes, If You What by … Continue reading

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Where Do We Bury The Survivors Again?

Wait, I know this one. Where do we bury the survivors again? Canada River Party: 1,500 Americans Illegally Wash Up in Ontario

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It’s International Buy My Books Day!

Did you know that today is International Buy One Of My Books Day? It is! I certainly am not relying on the fact that there are so many little holidays out there that you couldn’t possibly be sure that it … Continue reading

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A Dumb Animated Gif

What would be your idea of a dumb animated gif? How about one that isn’t really animated? Seriously. I went searching for “castle greyskull animated gif.” I thought I’d find some cool bit from one of the 80s era commercials … Continue reading

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Problematic McDonald’s Ad Campaign

I’ve been seeing a McDonald’s ad campaign that struck me as problematic. The focus of the campaign seems to be educating the public that they actually use real fresh eggs, as in just cracked, for the egg mcmuffin. The problem … Continue reading

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