You can tell them the truth …

February 10, 2016

“Confessions of a Republican” 1964

January 31, 2016

Just fascinating. Substitute Goldwater for Trump. Just an interesting exercise. Update: May 10, 2016 A four-minute television commercial from the 1964 U.S. presidential election. In it, an actor playing a lifelong Republican who looks like a young George Will talks …

Take That Frank Standford

January 19, 2016

by Dwain Cromwell No, it wasn’t a .44 We’ve all heard that too many times before about “Sonny” It was three fucking long shots in the heart with a .22 long rifle revolver — Pull the trigger each damned time …

Turn and Face the Strange

January 16, 2016

Being a Marshall Tucker man, the second baseman tucked his hair behind his ears and hacked hot gobs of brownblack juice unto the bag and kicked the talcum-ed infield dirt: “I guess that rebel song’s okay and I sort of …

Something for the Pain

December 31, 2015

Funny how the vodka looks like water, and baking powder looks just like cocaine. If the time has come to lead me to the slaughter Honey, I need something for the pain. I take comfort in the King James Bible; …

Note found at the scene …

October 3, 2015

There is a clunk that satisfies, the fitting-in of oiled blue steel, when gravity sucks hard upon outboard components of my will. It is to me to cull and thin with my red hands and my brave heart the stuck-up …

Car Trek: Day One

August 23, 2015

I’m buying a new car. I shouldn’t be, I’m not normally the type who buys a new car everything three years or so (I bought my last car at the end of 2012), but I find myself in the not …

A Bad Lip Reading of The Republican Debate

August 19, 2015

On being called “racist” in the newspaper

June 26, 2015

In his letter to the editor the professor makes good points about how The South, if it ever was, is not extant. And should never rise again. Not even in my romantic heart. Because I never picked any cotton (though …

This was apparently a real thing

April 16, 2015

Wait for the Batman whisper at the end.