Author Archives: ScottCreney

About ScottCreney

Scott Creney lives in Athens, Georgia. He is the author of "Dear Al-Qaeda: Letters to the World’s Most Notorious Terror Organiztion".

Covid Metamorphoses #38 – Finance

From November 2018 to January 2020, I worked at a business in Athens that provides transcription service. The pay was decent for Athens. Starting pay was $8.25 ($1 above minimum), but there were efficiency and tenure-based bonuses that got me … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #37 – Athens

The worst is yet to come. I had to go mail a package today. Someone bought a t-shirt on Friday off the Bandcamp site for this band I used to play in. It’s very much in keeping with that band’s … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #36 – Failure

A totally normal country… Just a bunch of dudes with guns forcing their way into the Michigan statehouse yesterday in something called the “American Patriot Rally.” Not to get all Jefferson Foxwothy here, but when your state senators are putting … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #35 – Number

So we were talking last week, the other adult in the house and I, wondering if the reported number of Covid deaths were being kept artificially low. We live in a small enough town that we hear things from people … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #34 – Certainty

In these uncertain times… It’s getting so you can’t turn on the TV, or look at your computer, or open an e-mail, without seeing that phrase. Which leads me to wonder when exactly things were certain. Were they certain in … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #33 – Flag Update

So remember our neighbor, across the street and to the right with their insane flag of Trump astride a tank? Hold on…here it is. So I never ended up confronting him or his wife. I’ve only seen them a couple … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #32 – Every Day Is Like Monday

Here at Quarantine Elementary School, where the teacher/student ratio is almost always 1:1–unless the student is in one of their moods, or the teacher is checking their e-mail during a lesson–we are rapidly running out of motivation. Some mornings we … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #31 – Mania

The way I know that I’m not bipolar is that even as I calculated the math in my head–2000miles divided by 35miles per gallon equals let’s say 70 gallons of gas which at $1.30 per gallon means less than $100–for … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #30 – Facts

In the past two months, I have read–and this is just from reputable sources: The virus was able to survive in the air for six hours and on surfaces for two weeks. Now we aren’t sure if it can survive … Continue reading

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Covid Metamorphoses #29 – Every day is 9/11

If the Coronavirus has taught us anything–and it’s teaching us more every day–it’s that this country overreacted the fuck out of 9/11, and that all the people on the far-right were hypocritical fascists-in-waiting when they took the opportunity to turn … Continue reading

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