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This Week's Writing 5/12/23
Nazis from Trump to Webern, gun violence, ursine stimulant films, Mary Oliver, Star Trek TOS, our first podcast, and more! Plus cats! Subscribe already!
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Can you be a Nazi without being an antisemite? Ask Anton Webern. (The Revealer)
Substack doesn’t love the little guy. (EIH)
Talked to Mary Angela Perna about our political culture’s unfortunate obsession with the white working class. (Lush Left pocast)
The town hall showed how Trump calls his fans to their worst selves. (Public Notice)
Gruesome video footage won’t make gun control happen. (Independent)
CNN town hall seems designed to screw over Trump’s GOP primary opponents. (Independent)
Anderson Cooper says you have to let Trump pee on your floor. (EIH)
Guns don’t kill people; Nazis kill people. (EIH)
Centrist professors are afraid of their student’s free speech. (EIH)
Guardians of the Galaxy volume 3 and the MCU’s tradition of villainous progressives. (Observer)
The Mother is no more and no less than what you would expect in a Jennifer Lopez assassin movie. (Chicago Reader)
Why I don’t like Mary Oliver’s “The Swan.” (EIH)
Cocaine Bear, the greatest ursine stimulant film of all time! (EIH)
Spencer is a coming out film. (EIH)
Star Trek: Errand of Mercy, in which Kirk demands, “why won’t you fight in our wars you stupid colonized people?!” (Patreon)
Dada poem! (dadakuku)
Dada Is On the Side of the Revolutionary Proletariat
Dada is on the side of cheese.
A poem I wrote when I should have been doing something else. (Five Fleas)
the wrong work.
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