Category Archives: Absurd Shit

2012 in review: according to WordPress….

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 58,000 times in 2012. If it were … Continue reading

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Evidentiary Maps of ‘Democalypse 2012’

I have been looking at a lot of maps lately. I mean, I love maps, so that is not that strange, but as I keep hearing people throw around incredible accusations about who is to blame for the state of … Continue reading

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We have ourselves quite a misogyny problem up in here.

Perplexed. That is what I am on a good day. Enraged is what I am if I allow myself to ponder on things too long these days. I feel like Bruce Banner. Without the mellow jazz, bongo drums, huge bag … Continue reading

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Larger Rant.

Still Ranty. In general I have not felt terribly underpaid as a teacher. There are several reasons for this, and my generally declining needs threshold is a big one. But here’s the thing. I am exactly the type of person … Continue reading

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Small Rant.

I am in a ranty mood. Here is a small reason why: Walking to work this morning as I came out of the Bart station someone came up behind me and touched my shoulder. As I turned around, like as … Continue reading

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Lies Lies Lies: THEY ARE GOING TO GET YOU.

love lies on and an and on and on and on and lies lies lies yeah (they’re gonna get you) lies lies lies yeah (they won’t forget you) lies lies lies yeah (they’re gonna get you) lies lies lies yeah … Continue reading

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What’s up, Red Lightning?

This post is going to be my own ruminations on the bizarre compulsion so many (often not even “real”) red-heads have regarding self-congratulatory self-identification and self-promotion. If this is going to bother you, don’t read it. Further, I am starting this … Continue reading

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