The ‘why’ of it all?….

It is irritating that I find it necessary to step-aside from myself and my actions to be ‘the narrator’, for a moment, so that I might just get a point across to a few people who probably already understand what I do and why.

Culturally, everything, by default, moves toward the moderate; toward that which is safe, digestible to the largest possible audience and doesn’t serve any purpose but to generate revenue while wasting your time.…

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How Ebola may save ‘America’ as we’d like it to be…..

It isn’t lost on me that this is a controversial subject; more so with a headline such as the one above, however..,

…we have seen the failings of Government apparatus in this and PEOPLE take responsibility for themselves and each other, independent of regulations and in the interest of saving Humanity from a crisis.  Airlines have halted services to and from ‘hot-spots’, people who have possibly been contaminated are taking responsibility for the health of others, STRANGERS, to quarantine themselves to prevent further outbreaks.…

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First impressions after watching Fincher’s Gone Girl (deliberately vague, no spoilers)……

I just returned from a late showing of Fincher’s new film, Gone Girl.

This was not something I could easily define, but was immediately intrigued, but not enthralled.

It steadily grew and after about an hour, gained momentum until the end.

This was not a movie that was “Easy-viewing” and was certainly not intended to appeal as such a thing.…

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What those like me do for fun when in an ecological sewer…..

I despise places that I have no comprehension of.  I despise my necessity to interact with people who do not live/make decisions through logic.

I simply, as my elitist nature makes a necessity, encapsulate myself in the relative oddity of the situation.  Recently, after deciding that I didn’t ‘cotton’ to the neighborhood I was in by happenstance, I decided to be wasteful to satisfy my mind.…

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Tenses, proofreading and why they do/don’t matter…

First off, I must say that, in my perception..sometime in the the mid-1990’s, print newspapers seemed to fire all of their proofreaders (or they simply saw the proverbial writing on the wall, and decided, “Well, fuck it; I’m now obsolete)”.  I can’t name one regional or national print newspaper from +/- 1997 onward that didn’t make consistent and absurd errors in tense, context, etc.…

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