Category Archives: Scary Rants

Books 13-18 out of 52 in 2013

(Check the 28 Books of 2013 link above for scores to each title. Sorry I did not include them below. I don’t know what’s lamer: that I’m posting a list of the books I’m reading or that I’m too lazy … Continue reading

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From Zombies to Creed to Paula Deen : How Our Need For Communal Preferences Hinders Communication

8:54 AM – Wife’s out of town. Dishes stacked in the kitchen. The records she request I not blast when she’s home – In This Moment’s Blood, Megadeth’s Peace Sells, Neil Young’s Harvest – blast in repeat on the home … Continue reading

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The Geek Genuflects

4:52 PM – I’ve drank twice as much coffee as two days ago but half as much as yesterday. Glory. *** “I never make such big decisions so long after sunset and so far from dawn.” – Francis ‘Frank’ Underwood, from … Continue reading

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Doing What Audiences Are Meant To Do : A Film Review of The Purge

7:50 AM – It’s official: the gnats and mosquitos in Texas are racist. LT and I were less than two feet apart all night, but only one of us, in lieu of sleep, swatted and scratched bites and cursed God … Continue reading

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Scary Rants Vol. 7 – Zombies Vs. Contagions Parts 5&6/6 – Kiki’s Zombie Choice Awards

9:51 AM – Last night at our college’s commencement celebration, I wrote the word “Scholarships” at the top of a Moleskin page, propped on my leg sheathed in a cheap regalia gown, and I began jotting down words found within … Continue reading

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Scary Rants Vol. 6 : Zombies Vs. Contagions Part 4/6 – Can’t We All Just Stop Biting Our Brothers?

8:29 AM – Yesterday I took the car back to Aggieland Automotive. The Aggie allergy girl attending the counter said my name as I entered the door. Enjoying the warm service, I said, “Oh, good memory.” And she said, “No, it … Continue reading

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Scary Rants Vol. 5 : Zombies Vs. Contagions Part 3/6 – Questions of Consumption and Questions of Purgatory : A Zombie’s Place at the Table and on the Earth

6:22 AM – Our pug-dog took a doberman’s form shortly after 5:00 this morning, protecting us with loud volumes from the neighbor’s morning departure to work. Who can sleep after such excitement? So I made coffee and began reading The Great … Continue reading

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