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Parable of the Athlete

“Thank you for seeing me today, doctor,” Mark said. “Not a problem, Mr. Starkley,” Dr. Brewer lifted a page on Mark’s chart. “I saw the game yesterday. Quite a performance.” “Well, you know, the camera adds 10 feet to every home run.” “So what seems to be the problem? You look healthy. Tonight’s a big game. … Continue reading

The Forbidden Zone

Live Tonight: Wilco! A Band for Better Dispositions

Chris was depressed. So much for the subtle detail of exposition, but Chris was so massively colossally and incapacitatedly depressed that it transcended the scope of subtlety. He was so paralyzed by the informational strangulations of the Century of Wires (“Information Age” sounds too understated / academic / positive) that not even daily ear prayers to … Continue reading