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SIZE MATTERS DONNIE…

  …And, besides your hands being small, your dick being small, your mind being small, your IQ being small…your crowds are small! One-seventh what the former president drew to D.C. in 2009. No matter how you lie about it. Pictures don’t lie. It is now 6 PM eastern time Saturday and people in many cities … Continue reading

ON THE CUSP OF A NEW YEAR: A MEDITATION ON GERSHWIN, DUDAMEL, THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AND HUMAN POSSIBILITY

This is a re-post of a piece I wrote which I still want to hope is achievable – in spite of what we have experienced this year.   They made me cry tonight. This evening I watched a concert. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra led by the brilliant young conductor Gustavo Dudamel, with guest pianist … Continue reading

“No Problem” or: Hey Mister – Is That Your House That’s on Fire?

Whenever I hear the words “no problem” (which I probably hear at least 5 times a day) I instinctively look up as I quickly sidestep, fully expecting to see a safe plummeting straight at my head from thirty stories above me. Either I quickly look up for the falling safe, or I quickly sprint away … Continue reading

WHY I DESPISE THE REPUBLICAN PARTY – NOW, MORE THAN EVER

  Donald Trump claims that the vote is rigged against him. One can only hope it is. Just as the world would have hoped the vote would have been rigged against Adolf Hitler. In view of the fact that the Republican Party has seen fit to nominate something called Donald J. Trump as their candidate … Continue reading

250 + LBS OF ROTTING GARBAGE STUFFED INTO A BLUE SUIT or: YOU CAN’T SHINE SHIT!

Donald J. Trump is without doubt the most foul of earth’s creatures. To call him a pig is to demean a most smart and noble animal. This monstrous creep is the end result of years, decades, of selective Republican inbreeding. Years of homophobia, years of xenophobia, years of assaults on women’s rights, years of dog-whistle … Continue reading

MEN WHO LOVE WOMEN

First, let me say that I am certain that many men who will read this piece will disagree with it strongly. They are, in all likelihood, men who do not know how to truly love a woman – although they think they do. I have long believed that a man who loves women in ways … Continue reading