On the Collapse of Our Institutions of Higher Learning, Part 3

Second Topic: Union of Patriotic Citizens of Novi Sad, 2014-2015 I don’t want to make people assume I journeyed alone. In fact, what makes a…


On the Collapse of Our Institutions of Higher Learning, Part 2

We bickered in the pubs over the meaning of the “Overman”, we joined together reading to one another poems and essays, essays we knew had no…


On the Collapse of Our Institutions of Higher Learning, Part 1

An Introduction to the Topic at Hand The title of this article, which I borrowed and changed from a man long ago passed, is meant to explain, in a…


Dating

On a rainy night, an unknown number reached out. I was bored. I was lonely. The unexpected text felt like the spark of life or the strike of…


Wagie Life

Wake up. It’s noon. Turn over on the mattress and look at my phone. No texts, but over 40 email messages. All are advertisements for products. I roll…


Curmudgeon 4

How to convince me that you are a bad writer or speaker: “Take” preceded by fast, quick or hot. “Convo,” “conversate,” or “commentate.” “Pricing” or…


A Prayer for Richard Power

Believe it or not, many Christians come to pray that God kill them. I want no part of that theology, so please say a different prayer for me. Pray…


Three Windows

There had been a brief introduction. The girl said she was 18 (they always were) and had traveled from West Virginia to L.A. in the hopes of becoming…


Nomocanon of Mephistopheles, Part 3

Now this new liberalism, this new blood-libel is harsher, and harder to escape than bigotry. Slavs shall never be respected---but we don’t actually…


Trigger Finger

Last night, I propped up my laptop, the laptop I am writing this on, in my bathroom sink and put on some porn. I looked at myself in the big mirror…