Author Archives: Linus

About Linus

The man behind the curtain. But couldn't we get a nicer curtain?

(Re)view to a Steal

Four DVD’s, pocket-reviewed and put up for sale on eBay. Continue reading

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School’s In for Summer

What with contretemps in the workplace and hilarity in general, combined with this hot’n’steamy summer apparatus clunking through town, there’s been no chance to unravel my head into blog-friendly bite-sized bits lately. Which is a bummer, because I have lots … Continue reading

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Minty Fresh Urinal Cakes (#55)

For times when your words are becalmed in the Doldrums, here’s a list of tart and pithy nothings, or slogans in search of a reason. Sitting in the office mining mounds of malarky amidst the mundane (#105)? Having a bot … Continue reading

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Clam Pit

Here at the Desk0-Chaino Day Job™ my boss’ secretary has just quit, and until they hire someone new I’m stuck doing her job and mine. It’s been my impression for many years that the American economy burgeons through the judicious … Continue reading

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Banging Your Head Against the (Fire)wall

Furshlugginer firewalls. I’m back now, but after the welter of e-excitement there won’t be time to post until later. Meantime … well, I’d rather be at the beach. Not that that’s news or anything. But there it is.

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Homo Eroticus Americanus

As the times a-change around us, a legal rocker-shocker came down last night: the Supreme Court will not halt state-sanctioned same-sex marriages in Massachusetts come Monday morning. In the twisty swamp that is America in what’s coming to be the … Continue reading

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To Tool and Die For

Susquehanna Industrial Tool & Die Co. plays rockabilly in a tiki bar; The Bitter Poet and Miss Saturn offend a feminist. Just another Thursday night in the City of Dreams. Continue reading

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You Fold It, and Fold It, and Look – It’s Broken

Laundry is one of those things I never quite made peace with. For one thing, just when you think you’ve got it under control, there’s more of it. For another, does any human being need this many T-shirts? I think … Continue reading

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Beats Upon my Windowpane

New York turns a garlicky pesto-in-the-fishtank color right before rain; the grumbly gray of New England harbor rain is fiercer but not as dangerous somehow, and the indigo spectacle of coming storms in western hardpan unsettles in a different way. … Continue reading

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Butterbrain

Such a wee smooth brain in that glorious, exultant body. There’s a moral here, isn’t there? I hate when that happens. No, I’m not talking about you. You can read blogs. I’m talking about the girl with … who … … Continue reading

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