Monthly Archives: December 2011

GOOD Supports Me Sounding Like a Serial Killer

Remember when I wrote that somewhat morbid piece for GOOD’s Dealbreakers series? (Maybe you don’t. No worries.) The very kind Amanda Hess interviewed me about the experience for a “Year in Dealbreakers” thing, and actually printed my totally deranged reflection, … Continue reading

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Christmas Break!

Man, Christmastime is busy! Probably silly that I never really noticed that until this year, but so it goes. No more posts until next week.

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A.M. Armageddon, December 20, 2011

Apocalyptic links and desultory observations inspired by said links, every weekday morning. One thing I should have mentioned when writing about how my queerness relates to the apocalypse: there are people in this world who believe that actual freedom–the kind … Continue reading

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A.M. Armageddon, December 19, 2011

Apocalyptic links and desultory observations inspired by said links, every weekday morning. Coup in Papua New Guinea? Kim Jong Il died. Kim Jong Un lives! Seriously, Rap-Con, this is the worst sign of the end times yet. “I knew I … Continue reading

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Armageddon Samples: Scary Monsters by David Bowie

“Now I’m learning to be a part of society.” My definition of the apocalypse is malleable: sometimes I refer to it as a world ending; sometimes as a full-stop cataclysm, if not an entire world ending. But the commonality there … Continue reading

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A Product Advertised In Today’s Sunday New York Times That Exemplifies Growing Income Inequality In the United States: Jimmy Choo Glitter iPad Case, $495

At Saks Fifth Avenue, advertised on page eight of the Washington Edition. This one has a lot of layers. First off, it’s an accessory to an already very expensive lifestyle product that is dependent on other things that draw on … Continue reading

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A.M. Armageddon, December 16, 2011

Apocalyptic links and desultory observations inspired by said links, every weekday morning. “Geologically speaking, New Zealand is not a great place to survive.” “We really have to do a better job educating people about science.“ Yes, Ron Paul says some … Continue reading

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Empathy

This has been pretty furiously posted and re-tweeted, but this Ta-Nehisi Coates piece–ultimately about empathy, though touched off by a really awful blog post found on the  Forbes site–is a million times better than anything I could dream of writing about … Continue reading

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A.M. Armageddon, December 15, 2011

Apocalyptic links and desultory observations inspired by said links, every weekday morning. Don’t take this the wrong way, but the hopey changey stuff didn’t turn out that well. What does it mean when Rap-Con files a story like this under … Continue reading

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Atlanta, the Vast Midwest, Washington, DC – Late February 2087

The pack of mules died. The WMATA Metro, rumored for nearly a century to eventually break down entirely, broke down entirely. *     *     * “Newt?” It was Old Friend calling. Newt held the phone at a distance, and heard the … Continue reading

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