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Helter Skelter and Why Obama Won’t Say “Radical Islam”

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Hot Takes and Sangfroid in the City of Light

An American expat in France on the Paris attacks of 13 November 2015.




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SEVEN THINGS WE DON’T CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK: Pi Day Edition

  “Not caring about things since 1971, so that you don’t have to.”     The Apple Watch Even if Steve Jobs’s ghost is inside this machine—and I wouldn’t put it past him—I just don’t see how an expensive watch … Continue reading




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The Week in Bad Poems: Is it Weird That Your Ass Reminds Me of a Kanye West Song Edition

Stuff I read in the New York Times / In rhymes.




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Rick Perry, Bizarro Superman?

The governor is wearing glasses now, channeling his inner Clark Kent. This does not make him Superman.




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The Week in Bad Poems: Jay-Z Edition

Poems of our time. In rhyme.




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Seven Things We Don’t Care About This Week: Downward Facing Hog

Everything we shouldn’t be talking about combined in one easy-to-swallow gel cap.




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The Week in Bad Poems

Billy the Poet offers his verse on ISIS, Carmelo Anthony, and the hideous Supreme Court ruling.




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