Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cooler than a corpse…

A Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Willie story “I… uh… I thought we’d be meeting with the brands committee.” Manny Kant said that. He gnawed at his lower lip. The Big Boss lowered his girth into the chair at the end of the conference table. He took his time, and Manny accommodated him by breaking out in a […] Continue reading

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The Desperation Waltz

[Teri said, “Not unlike what you’d see in a sleazy club.” And I said, “Sly, beguiling lies.” Here is where the two ideas converge. –GSS]  The Desperation Waltz A Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Willie story “Hey, Tommy,” Jimmy said without looking up from the newspaper he had spread out on the bar, “what’s Reubenesque mean again?” “Jeesh! […] Continue reading

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How to slay dragons

[I said something to Teri this morning in email that made me want to kick this story back to the top. –GSS]  How to slay dragons A Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Willie story And now I am a man-killer. We live with the consequences of our choices, and we cannot fail to live with all the consequences […] Continue reading

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This oil spill and the government’s belated response to it do not prove the value and efficacy of the government, but precisely the opposite.

So I had a spam email from a state-worshipping zealot I’ve never met named Sara P. Miller. Apparently Sara P. Miller is the modern-age equivalent of those noxious creeps you used to find preaching the gospel of Jheeezuhs! on buses and subway trains, self-imprisoned in a never-silent pantomime of exhibitionism and self-loathing. I cannot be […] Continue reading

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