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Month: March 2012

Haters Gonna Hate

Some people make me sick. Like one acquaintance of mine who is best described as a Gay Nazi, and when I say Nazi, I’m not using the term figuratively as in “grammar nazi” or “feminazi” but rather in the literal sense of the word: a follower of the doctrine of Adolf Hitler. He’s racist, sexist […]


The Show Must Go On

Okay, the initial shock of my cancer diagnosis has passed. Last Thursday they did an abdominal CT scan, which was particularly unpleasant because it involved drinking a quart of barium. The stuff is opaque to x-rays, so it allows my intestinal tract to be imaged. The stuff tastes nasty, like drinking a chalk-flavored milkshake. The […]


The Ides of March

Beware, Caesar, said the soothsayer, at least according to Shakespeare, beware the Ides of March. That was yesterday, March 15th, which was the day in 44 BCE when Julius Caesar was assassinated. Now I have my own Ides of March, right up there with my Pearl Harbor Day, because it was on the Ides of […]

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