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once upon an interstate

I know when night is gone that a new world’s born at dawn. — the prophet robert nolan We’re in New Mexico. Or maybe Arizona. Or somewhere in Texas if I got back on the interstate going the wrong direction. … Continue reading

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TGAEo2019, the end

We need pie. — Agent K The last day of the fast was a little dicey. Luckily, I’m normally incoherent, so it doesn’t seem to make a noticeable difference. It was 107 here today, and being from Phoenix we’re not … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 76

mo: hold still. i need to take a photo of your chest. me: my eyes are up here. mo: it’s for michelle. she’ll laugh. me: glare. mo: snaps photo anyhow. women have no idea what it’s like to be objectified … Continue reading

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hey! wait! i’ve got a new complaint.

I’m so happy. ‘Cause today I found my friends. They’re in my head. — the prophet Cobain He’s staring at me. It was a weird day at the track. A woman was running the wrong direction. The Kid on the … Continue reading

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let it, bees

It’s a one-time thing It just happens A lot — the prophet Vega It’s windy and sprinkling and dark and not a great night to run at the track. But I have a one-day streak at stake, dammit. And anyhow, … Continue reading

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how many six packs does it take?

looking at a pearl jam concert from 24 years ago, i squint to read the tiny type at the bottom. american music club. i had totally forgotten. now i’m falling in love with them all over again this morning. “this … Continue reading

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The Dancing Bananas, part 1

Back in a previous incarnation, Char and I were a vaudeville act, a largely overlooked duo playing the Milwaukee circuit for cheap beer and free Packers tickets. So the formation of The Dancing Bananas should come as no surprise. I … Continue reading

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