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A cool thing to have happen is just a few days before society breaks down and you enter months of enforced isolation, have your closest and most magical & irreplaceable friend die of an overdose.

I've said if I'm good and die, I'll go back to Montessori kindergarten, but nah. It'll be 2011 and I'll be in David's room, playing Secret of Mana or games of shoplifted Magic the Gathering while he's working out his plans for the free Aquarian weekly he wants to start out loud in mania talk.

Everything is Permitted.

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There's an episode of the old Nickelodeon cartoon Doug where his art teacher says "I don't know what I like, but I know what art is" and I think about that at least once a week.

I am a grown-ass 38 year old man with a mortgage and regrets and shit and the way my dad talks to me about my weight still fucks with me hard-core.

If it wasn't your era, all those 1970s and 1980s comedies full of Canadians and SNL people kind of run together. Caddyshack... is that one supposed to be good or not?

The Blues Brothers is actually worth your time. It is an explicitly anti-fascist movie that elevates America's black musical heritage and is full of priceless footage of our greatest artists.

Twitter is a hallucinogen that makes people think that some of the least influential or known people in American media are major public figures.

@xenophora It seems like this generation doesn't use musical taste as coolness gatekeeping the way mine did. I hope I'm right in that impression.

The 5yo making fun of rich people like "I wanna cuddle with all my money! Nice money, gooood money" 😍😍😍

If you think about unions as merely a way to get better pay and benefits, then the idea that cop unions aren't unions won't make any sense to you. And there's the problem.

White Gen-Xers: "I hope we'll finally get some good protest music like the 60s had"


Or shit, the Zulu overrunning British machine gun positions and Palestinians slowly walking into sniper fire if I want to decolonize my damn examples.

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What Dr. King organized wasn't "nonviolence" in the way that people want to mean. Think of those actions as Human Wave attacks, designed to deliberately provoke violence. Sending civilians into the teeth of the enemy to be mowed down, like unarmed soldiers whose job is to march over a minefield or Russians without rifles running at German guns. It's a dangerous but effective tactic of modern asymmetrical warfare that involves incredible sacrifice.

Unless you're willing to do that yourself, stop asking it of others.

anybody know of sources for streams for the protests?

a lot of corporate news is trying to squash coverage

I loved him. I'm not going to qualify that. I loved him.

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He's not the only Fair Folk out there in the world. But I'm not going to meet another one in the same way again. My door to that world, to Luck Dragons and the Mana Tree shut. Now I'm just some ageing guy who writes code and has cool stories about his 20s.

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