Monthly Archives: August 2016

Short Stack Strikes Back

You’re languishing among the ruins. You’re eating tuna off a knife blade. You’re down to your last four rounds of ammunition and feeling like you just fought 100 straight bare knuckle fights with a Bengal tiger. Nobody ever said that … Continue reading

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Unhealthy

I saw you on the street today and it almost gave me a heart attack. I was inside my usual cafe, grabbing a good Danish and reading the sports pages; just in case anyone needed a sportswriter I want to … Continue reading

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Some Happy Thoughts (For Once)

It’s late at night. A car squeals somewhere off in the distance like a woman crying out. I wake up, look out at the lights of the city, and I feel at home enough to go back to sleep. The … Continue reading

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Think Monk

When I’m home I get to experience all of the sensations that fled my fingertips while I was away at work they are simple, but their majesty and comfort is revealed when I am deprived of them. The feel of … Continue reading

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Murakami and I

I hate reading about the daily schedules of other writers. Nothing makes me feel like a useless sack of wet shit than discovering that the people I sometimes attempt to emulate managed to work harder, live healthier, and be more … Continue reading

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