Monthly Archives: June 2014

Best Damned Quotes: Thomas Love Peacock On Poets

“A poet in our times is a semi-barbarian in a civilized community. He lives in the days that are past. His ideas, thoughts, feelings, associations, are all with barbarous manners, obsolete customs, and exploded superstitions. The march of his intellect … Continue reading

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Found Photo: Summer Collage–warning: may cause seizures!

  Found on Tumblr.    

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  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/19/cute-kid-note-of-the-day-no-toking_n_3606177.html A “modern day spiritual” as Lawrence Welk’s singers rhapsodize about a romantic pothead loitering in a railroad station–in what kind of parallel universe did this occur?  Somebody should have looked up the word “toke.”

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“Don’t Sneak”–a great story from NPR

The entire StoryCorps program is pretty damned awesome. http://www.npr.org/2014/06/27/325917505/dont-sneak-dads-unexpected-advice-to-his-gay-son-in-the-50s

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Welcome To Night Vale on Poetry Genius

Here’s something fun.  Something weird and cool and fun… http://poetry.rapgenius.com/Welcome-to-night-vale-pilot-annotated#note-2515385

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Old Road Apples Goes Political: Save The Bees!

Thus far, I’ve ranted a lot, poked some fun, and expressed a fair deal of pointed revulsion, but I’ve avoided specific advocacy of social and political causes.  A friend of mine says this is “tepid,” but he’s a sandal-wearing brown-bread … Continue reading

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Irradiated Babes: Ms. TSA Pin-Up Calendar?

X-Ray Porn!  This was apparently a short-lived interwebs sensation in 2010, but I missed it and I bet many of you missed it too.   I know!  Smokin’ hot, right?  I mean, damn! Are you as turned on as I … Continue reading

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