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Trout Fisting In America #47 – Racism

No not ‘race.’ Or ‘race relations.’ We’re talking about fucking racism, which is real in a way that ‘race’—an after-the-fact concept created to justify enslaving a group of people from a particular continent w/no scientific basis whatsoever since saying someone … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #46 – Israel

I always thought the name of the country was an abbreviation for ‘Is real bad idea to occupy Palestine.’ The Israeli occupation and settlement (after settlement) of Palestine is immoral, illegal, and nearly-universally condemned. The only two countries on earth … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #41 – The Future

Assuming Donald John Trump lives long enough, assuming his death is as tediously drawn out & painful as his own sick life, there is no headline too impossible to imagine. President called someone a nigger? Hey he’s said it before. … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #40 – Chaos

Everything is chaos & flux as I write this—even me, the writer. This world is senseless and the stories we tell ourselves, the stories we pay money to watch and/or read, are little more than defense mechanisms, an attempt to … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #38 – Buddhism For Motherfuckers

Parenthood can be a time of great inner turmoil for a woman. Yet parenting books invariably focus on nurturing children rather than the motherfuckers who struggle to raise them. This book is different. It is a book for motherfuckers. Buddhism … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #29 – Freewrite Aug 2017

And the poisoned lips of the servants spoke of fighter planes & white supremacy, their lisps dripped w/proclivities learned from bootlegged videos of french new wave films (just the nude scenes) and so they communicated through sighs & ennui, gravity-defying … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #24 – Exclamation Points!

  We got a postcard in the mail last week! It was a sympathy card from the vet who put down our sister’s dog! It said ‘Deepest sympathies for the loss of your dog Waffles!’ And I get that exclamation … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #12 – Meritocracy

Every motivational speaker, every Ted Talker, every successful person, can take their positivist bullshit and shove it right up their protestant sphincter. To pretend we live in a meritocracy, a land where the harder you work the more you succeed, … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #9 – Empathy

Because like my good friend Kathy Acker likes to say, ‘When they go low, we…(smiles)…we shove our fist up a defenseless trout’s asshole.’ The first time I worked graveyard shift at 7-11 lasted about a year. I did it two … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #8 – Sleep Deprivation

this isn’t writer’s block it’s a brain fog that refuses to lift brought on by lack of sleep which is itself brought on by a little boy 2 ¾ years old who wakes up each morning promptly at 6:45am saying … Continue reading

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