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The Hypertext Transfer Protocal

Earlier this week, I wrote about the novel White Noise and how some of its themes from 1985 apply today, with the unfolding of the Ebola epidemic. “The flow is constant,” Alfonse said. “Words, pictures, numbers, facts, graphs, statistics, specks, … Continue reading

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The Desolation of Smaug: Rant on violence in art

Somewhere in the 90s I got tired of violence in movies. It happened in a scene from the film¬†Copycat, which shows the point of view of a victim through a plastic bag as she’s about to be slain. It was … Continue reading

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In between the nether-lands of dreams

I enter the shop and trip a chime and it’s the same tone on my phone that wakes me: new message.¬†I wrote this in my sleep. I’m walking down the row of cubes, at work, naked. There’s people in my … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the guy in the van

For the past couple years, I’ve been tracking a homeless guy who lived out of a van on the alley by my work, the Starbucks corporate office. I got to know his name, made small talk, met his son, shared … Continue reading

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