Tag Archives: Serious

Almost The Angel of Death

I almost killed someone tonight. I was driving home after hanging out with friends, heading up the highway. I hadn’t had anything to drink, wasn’t driving recklessly, and was paying rapt attention to the street. When out of nowhere, a … Continue reading

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The Hangover Generation

I used to wonder why people would want to get so drunk they black out. You hear it on the radio, all the pop singers singing their party anthems. Don’t think, just drink, don’t stop, dance ’til you drop, and … Continue reading

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Solitude’s a Lady, Loneliness a Bitch

“You should get out and meet people,” they tell me, like they’re urging chemo. “It’s easy,” they say, “and besides, What Do You Have To Lose?” Like most social advice, this is intuitive, reasonable, and bullshit. They assume I have … Continue reading

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Blue Like Jazz: Anthem For The Disenfranchised

I don’t like Christian movies. Facing the Giants, Fireproof, The Chronicles of Narnia… I don’t like being dragged to poorly-made movies that hamhandedly try to feed me a moral lesson that I already agreed with. I don’t like being expected … Continue reading

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Freedom: Some Musings on the Natures of Life and Minecraft

(NOTE: This post is only slightly about Minecraft, so don’t be scared off just yet.) I went for a walk today. Usually, when I walk, I bring my mp3 player so I can listen to music or audiobooks, but today … Continue reading

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And Never Brought To Mind

324. That is a lot of friends to have. But Facebook says I have that many. In a given week, there are 168 hours. Take away 56 for sleeping, another 30 for work, and another 30-40 for reading, eating, playing … Continue reading

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The Afterbirth of Christ (And Other Things We Don’t Like To Think About At Christmas)

Placenta. Placenta is not a Christmas word. At least, not a word we usually associate with Christmas. We like a clean Christmas. A happy Christmas. We don’t want a slimy, messy, bloody, placenta-y Christmas. But Christmas is about a birth, … Continue reading

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