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Thursday, December 15th, 2011

My apologies for the recent bombardment of social networking nonsense around here. I’m still not exactly sure what happened, but I think the typically well-behaved Sociable had a few too many drinks at a recent plug-in update party, vomiting brightly-colored share buttons all over the place. Then it took the absentee landlord weeks to even […]

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Cause and effect is a thing that exists

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Last night, in a fit of drunken pique, this girl I’ve been seeing ripped the cell phone right out of my hands and then smashed it into the wall, breaking it. The phone now makes these interesting techno-strangling noises when various buttons are mashed, but that’s about all it can do. I can no longer […]

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Want to know when the site has new content, but find the RSS feed way too frickin’ nerdy? Then click the Facebook “Like” button and my new posts will maybe show up in Facebook’s inscrutable and probably racist News Feed. The Like button is sort of the blog version of audience applause, and my immense […]

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Force majeure

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

As this website inevitably gets visited by club members and colleagues at my day job, two brief reminders are in order among us grown-ups: This site contains adult content. I’ll never display really explicit images — this is about the worst (yes – I mean best!) of that — but boy howdy does it ever […]

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Don’t call it a comeback…

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

…’Cuz I been here for years! Well, a bit over a year. Sort of off and on… Maybe I should leave the hip-hop references to Andrew. Anyway, I got the day job situation all worked out; my new material is organized; I’m ready to rock again! I’ll be at the Underground on Monday and PROK […]

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