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JULY 26, 2009 4:16AM

Hardwood Autism

David was lanky, acned, and autistic; and The Bulls were manufactured to win the 1998 district basketball championship for Zumwalt South Middle School.  And so David got put on The Bulls, my team. 

The move made things less unfair to the other South Middle School teams during the Regular Se… Read full post »

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APRIL 21, 2009 12:47AM


April the 20th is celebrated for three important reasons (in no particular order): 

  • it is my half-birthday
  • it is Snoop Dogg's half-birthday
  • it is the international day for smoking marijuana illegally
And so the irony was not lost on me tonight when, while searching my Picasa albums for/… Read full post »
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MARCH 9, 2009 10:49PM

Starting out Poor in London '04

Red Car

In September of 2004, I lived off Edgware Road in London's Little Lebanon and worked behind a bar at a pool hall pub for Arab gangbangers and kingpins, swinging the occasional sterling surge promoting high-end night clubs as partner-in-crime to a Palestinian diplomat's flamboyant primogenitur… Read full post »
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FEBRUARY 23, 2009 2:22AM

Zumwalt South vs. Hazelwood West

The game was Hazelwood West vs. Zumwalt South at Hazelwood West High School in St. Louis, Missouri.

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FEBRUARY 3, 2009 7:37PM

Terrorist Photographs CitiMorgage, Gets Run Off Own Property

CitiMortgage HeadquartersO'Fallon, Missouri is my hometown, and the world headquarters of CitiMortgage - the same CitiMortgage that lent more money than existed, through contracts written in a legal Aramaic even Greenspan couldn't read or recite slowly, but that Americans autographed like Mylie Cyrus at a Kids 'R/…

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