–Arts and letters for the modern age–

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–Arts and Letters for the Modern Age–

The Trump Effect

The Trump Effect

Of all the things to do with Trump, the man himself is the easiest to understand. That a personality disordered degenerate and criminal will do anything to avoid paying the piper is hardly surprising. What mystifies is the behavior of those who intersect with Trump:...

The Trump Effect

Of all the things to do with Trump, the man himself is the easiest to understand. That a personality disordered degenerate and criminal will do anything to avoid paying the piper is hardly surprising. What mystifies is the behavior of those who intersect with Trump:...

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Childhood with Aba

Childhood with Aba

It’s been several months now, since my father – “Aba” – died, and the memory of these last, difficult years has receded just enough for some of the earlier, happier ones to begin to re-emerge.   Aba loved childhood and was very good with children, and my...

Nothing Applies

Nothing Applies

Wetson’s was a Long Island hamburger chain that was established in 1959 to be a McDonald’s clone, in a market that McDonald’s and Burger King had yet to enter. Once they did, in the early 1970’s, it wouldn’t be long before Wetson’s would go out of business, but at its...

The Varieties of Social Media Experience

The Varieties of Social Media Experience

Hearing how “exhausted” people are. “I bet no one remembers X!” where X is something that easily 80 to 100 million people are well-acquainted with. “Imagine X-ing, Y-ing, and Z-ing,” where X, Y, and Z are things most people (other than the writer) are fine with....