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Attack of the Localize Mother 3 Sign Clones!

Oh my. What have I done. Genie is out of the bottle, kids. The Localize Mother 3 mindgerm has been released and is infecting the population at pandemic levels. Now something akin to a full-scale psyops campaign is underway. Since unleashing the neon pink scourge upon the world last April at a taping of WWE […]

Cheap Thrills of a Cheap Age

So you kick out 3 million. Does the factory reopen? Do the shops come back to the decimated main street you walked as a kid? Do the Cadillacs roll by blasting something by Brenda Lee? Is everyone smiling and happy? Are things the way they ought to be? Maybe you hear less Spanish at the […]

Sign of the Times – Localize Mother 3, WWE, and the Unbearable Lightness of Being an Internet Meme

  Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?  -Ancient Proverb Let it be known that I did it for the lolz. It was one of those things I thought maybe would make a handful of friends laugh. Some background: I’ve […]

The Twilight Zone Election

I’ve followed American politics since before I could vote, finding it exciting and captivating, sometimes even fun. I naively and mistakenly thought I was accustomed to all the various tricks the murderous bloodsport had to offer, its unpredictable lurching, its penchant for absurd twists and turns. I should be used to it. The first election […]

One Hundred Years Ago, A Time Not Unlike Our Own

One hundred years ago today, a Bosnian Serb named Gavrilo Princip and a cell of five others assassinated the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie. Princip and his team threw “infernal machines” (what we today would call a grenade or perhaps an IED) at the archduke’s precession of automobiles. Amazing, Ferdinand’s party […]