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In 1987, outside a strip-mall mattress store, my ex-girlfriend tried to run me over with her burgundy LeBaron convertible.
I know poetry isn't dead, because I can hear it screaming.
Congrats Philip Levine! Said he felt bigheaded after the Pulitzer, then remembered he knew lots of assholes who'd won it before him.
Nature is harsh enough for all of humanity to contend with, & any additional misery we create for ourselves is senseless.
3. Yahoo! should combine with Tumblr and Flickr and call itself Yatumflumlickr!
My 8-yo son has written a few superhero jokes. Q: What did Thor say to Loki when he tried to take over the world? A: "Oh, brother."
At a presser today, Nature claims she'll spray snow on NYC via the water surface of the East River, "Just to head-fuck them," she said.
Everything made more sense when I was watching three episodes of Battlestar Galactica each night like a psychopath.
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