Category Archives: Horrible Stuff

Complaint Round-up, Take Two

Okay, so there’s skin cancer, big deal, removed and stitched up. If it were a serious life-threatening form of cancer, I would ignore it. But somehow, I’ve ended up making a million doctor appointments, as though I’m a car getting … Continue reading

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While the news tonight is all about Trump‘s history as a sexual predator, I have trouble remembering that just yesterday I was trying to view him with compassion. I was trying to view him through a different lens: He is … Continue reading

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Shot In The Face

Today we were waiting in line at our neighborhood Pollo Loco and the line wasn’t moving. I saw that the guy giving his order at the cash register was gesticulating impatiently. Something was up. The guy was raising his voice … Continue reading

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Is Everyone Insane?

Can we just admit that Trump is ruining our lives? Every day, every hour, it’s non-stop Trump. It’s killing me, but I can’t stop looking for new lies to flip out about, new insults to our intelligence, new interviews with … Continue reading

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Recycling Hostility

In just one day, I have received threats of physical violence and an actual curse, both transmitted over the Internet. Now, I am fully aware of having myself generated enough hostility online to light up several baseball stadiums if not … Continue reading

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Top Ten Worst People

Someone just remarked to me that calling Mother Theresa ‘bad’ was only relative; on a scale of 1 to 10, was she as bad as Hitler, or Pol Pot? So now, probably because I’m a little stoned, I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Apologies To Leslie Jones, Even Though I’m White

I want to apologize to Leslie Jones for the awfulness of people on the Internet. When she was abused on Twitter by a bunch of brain-damaged racist trolls led by some cunt from Breitbart, I was truly aghast at the … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of Lock-Up Extended Stay

I watched Lock-Up Extended Stay the other night for the first time in years, having dismissed it as too voyeuristic and depressing. Now, it seems to be full of existential wisdom. You can view the prison as a metaphor for … Continue reading

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‘There Is Still A Role For Shame In Society.’

I am quoting Stuart Stevens, a former top strategist for Mitt Romney who has been expressing alarm about Donald Trump for months. Stevens was reacting to Trump’s attack on the Muslim American parents who spoke at the DNC about their … Continue reading

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Silver Linings: The Limited Edition DRAT Bag™

You know how people always want to find the silver lining of an awful situation, like “The Gift Of Cancer”? In that spirit, I’ve figured out how to make the most of the Disney World Alligator Tragedy, or DRAT for … Continue reading

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