In the Shadow of the Belt, Chapter 9: School Again, Part 1

Having moved to a new place of residence, my parents transferred me to a new school. Rather, my mother transferred me. Although not far from us was a…


Tales of Interest: My First Missed Connection

Awkward comedies are the worst. In fact, cringe-worthy crapfests like Curb Your Enthusiasm usually make me leave the room. A while back, I got an…


What’s the Worst Tattoo You’ve Ever Given Someone?

Back in the day, bikers, sailors, and convicts used to have tattoos. This was pretty sweet because tattoos were like a big neon sign that told you…


The Excommunication of Pine Sol Guy

I’ve already covered most of the characters in my gym, but one creeper rules them all. The lord and master of all Gym Weirdos is Pine Sol Guy. I…


In the Shadow of the Belt, Chapter 8: Old Colony, Part 5

Burnt Summer was over. Autumn had come, and study had come. The beginning of classes was marked by a tragic death: one of the younger students of our…


6 to 6: Thinking’s Got Nothing to Do with It

It was a cookie cutter neighborhood and nobody answered the phone, so I got out of my cab and walked to the door. I rang the bell. Dogs barked…


In the Shadow of the Belt, Chapter 8: Old Colony, Part 4

If Not Ashamed to Walk with Dirty Hands After the police search, my father chopped up the antenna into small pieces and drowned the transmitter in…


My Whole Philosophy

Like Kant and Hölderlin Withal: The Ontological New-Romantic Period According to Paweł Markiewicz This is a philosophy that Paweł Markiewicz has…


6 to 6: The Standard

It was mid-day and hot as usual in Tucson, the sun hanging there like an angry fundamentalist. Five sorority girls left their dorm building and…


In the Shadow of the Belt, Chapter 8: Old Colony, Part 3

Antenna for Borsch Antenna At the end of June, my parents were honored to buy a radio. The device was one of the cheapest, and therefore was one of…