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Man the lifeboats, Head for Substack!

I’m jumping ship, scuttling the Siberia With a View website, saying goodbye to WordPress and, with a nod to Samuel Langhorne Clemens, I’m turning things over to Everett Karl. Everett is one of my favorite writers and I’m certain he … Continue reading

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Stupid, Drunk, and Fat — With A Smidge Of Korean Pepper Fun Sludge

My wife called me,”the walking anus of the universe.” I’m not sure what this means, nor am I sure of why she chooses to call me “the walking anus of the universe” instead of her usual: “Self-absorbed, jerk off, butt … Continue reading

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At Last, The Ideal Job

I’m stretched out on my simulated leather recliner a few nights ago, the first half hour of the Cops marathon complete. I’m spent. I’m a top-tier cultural anthropologist, but I have been bested by information overload, overwhelmed by too much … Continue reading

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Waiting for the still point, the end of the set

They’re all gone, but me.   I have a photo, a black and white pastogram.   A group of five young men gather atop a pile of rubble, in front of a single-story brick structure in Boulder, Colorado. A sign … Continue reading

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