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Gen Y’s Curious Paranoia Complex

December 29, 2009

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“Did you hear what happened?” Dad tells me excitedly the other night.  “They caught some Nigerian-” I cut in: “-scammer alleging to be royalty? That’s not news.” “No,” he says, “he tried to blow up a plane.” We all heard about the Christmas miracle that occurred when a prospective human barbecue onboard Northwest Airlines flight 253 was […]

Commuting Through The Culture Gap

December 27, 2009

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Driving to work Christmas Eve morning I get into traffic and find myself posterior to something that embodies a symbiosis of all things repellent in everyday living. I see in this lipstick-scarlet Dodge minivan all the jingoistic mantras of the last decade: the renaissance of ’80s morality echoed by magnetic Jesus Fish, the vague and […]