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The silent rattlesnakes of Truman Capote, and the hoax behind Hand-Carved Coffins

Late last week, I took a few days off from work and went to Chicago with the family. We visited friends, ate really good brisket, poked our heads into the small and dark apartment of Henry Darger, invested way too much time studying the habits of the longnose walking batfish, and spent Linette’s birthday seeing […]

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‘Escape from Vermont,’ by Chelsea Lowe

As you may recall, I got pissed off a few weeks ago at House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for suggesting that funds not be allocated for relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irene until such time that federal spending cuts were made elsewhere. I was particularly pissed off because a friend of mine, a […]

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Detroit’s Funeral for the Fag

As you all know, in just a few days, all the bars and restaurants in Michigan (with the exception of those that allow gambling, I believe) will go smoke free. And, it sounds like our friends in the Detroit Party Marching Band are planning to usher in the new prohibition era in style. Here’s the […]

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