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Beginning of the insanity?

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The U.S. has largely escaped sectarian violence over the last several centuries; religion and denominations have existed side-by-side and left each other alone. I have a feeling however that this is in the process of changing. This whole phenomenon of “megachurches” has fed the evangelical fever that’s been sweeping across the country. Islamic radicalization and […]

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Ismail AX

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Blogs all over the place are starting to report the VT shooter’s “cryptic” reference to Ismail AX, as written on the inside of his arm in red ink. All the usual suspects are coming out to play. “It’s his email password.” “It’s his XBox Live tag.” “It’s a book.” “It’s a reference to Islamic parables.” […]

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karmadrome interviews me

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5 Interview Questions 1. What one book that you read as a child had the greatest impact on who you are now, and why? Do you still have a copy? Do you still read it from time to time? I spent a bit of time trying to find the right cover of the book online, […]

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There’s Shit in your Meat

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“In the USDA study 78.6 percent of the ground beef contained microbes that are spread primarily by fecal material. The medical literature on the causes of food poisoning is full of euphemisms and dry scientific terms: coliform levels, aerobic plate counts, sorbitol, MacConkey agar, and so on. Behind them lies a simple explanation for why […]

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Inland Empire: Comfort for the Disturbed (mild spoilers?)

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Tonight I am seeking refuge in a bottle because David Lynch made me question reality. I am downing the last of my Morando Barolo 2001 with a slice of black olive and green olive pizza from Tony’s up the street; I realize now that this wine would be perfect with a Puttanesca sauce, and I […]

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