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Bin On A Bad Day

July 2, 2010

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Bin On A Bad Day Bin Redman, chief elevator inspections supervisor for [agency name withheld], hasn’t had a good day. Four or five conversations lasting more than thirty seconds are the only ones I’ve had with him in the three years we’ve worked in the same building; same department, same division. A good layperson phrase […]

Wires

June 28, 2010

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As I type this on an office Dell, shrouded by the clarity and presence of the monitor are an ever-winding series of cables. Tangled, dangled, and angled in all different manner of overlapping, this is another de facto mainstay in a world increasingly dependent on gizmos and gadgetry just to feel stimulated. Like the creeping, […]

Recent Happenings And Transgressions

May 10, 2010

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“R.H.A.T.-a-tat-tat” Zig says as he holds his hands up so as to support and fire an imaginary Tommy Gun. He’s high. Everyone in the car is. “And I mean, like… what is the deal with all this oil spill shit?” he says to Zag. “I don’t know, dude,” Zag says. Zag says to me that […]

MOBILE MADNESS: A History Of Talking, Texting, Sexting, & On-The-Go Amenities Turned Necessities

March 19, 2010

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This history is epitomized three weeks ago when myself, A.E., and Zagbert are high, cruising to Hungry Howies, and I’m having a jolly good time upon realizing my ability to watch porn—for free—via my mobile phone. We’re eventually seated waiting for our $6.50 worth of cheesy pepperoni goodness. I’m still watching some nameless performer perform […]

“Help! My Girlfriend Is A Sex Addict!” & Other Trials & Tribulations of 2010 (Part III of III)

February 7, 2010

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(Continued From Pt. 2) Two Weeks After Our Last Update… (We are in Zag’s car, discreetly hidden within a dead-end suburban niche, behind a fog of marijuana smoke and the shadow of his tinted windows) “Cops and bums; two things this city has plenty of now,” Zig says to Zag. Zag agrees, as do I. […]

“Help! My Girlfriend Is A Sex Addict!” & Other Trials & Tribulations of 2010 (Part II of III)

January 24, 2010

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(Continued From Pt. I) A Re-Cap From Last Week’s Episode: Neil is called by Marcus who wants him to want Selena who wants everyone apparently. Neil is cautious and ultimately declines. Little does he know the convolutions and compromises that await him… But First: Those “Other Trials & Tribulations” which were mentioned. Not wanting to […]

“Help! My Girlfriend Is A Sex Addict!” & Other Trials & Tribulations of 2010 (Part I of III)

January 16, 2010

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“Help! My girlfriend is a sex addict!” Presented above these words is a verbatim clone of a text message I get on the morning of January The First. It’s what wakes me up, the first written words I have the luxury of absorbing from this new and optimistic calendar farce. Recently my buddy, we’ll call […]