Monthly Archives: August 2017

Trout Fisting In America #30 – Butts

My kid likes to ask questions. And lately he’s become fascinated by cigarettes & litter and the reasons for their existence. I brush off the questions as best I can, not wanting to get drawn into the real reasons—reasons that … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #29 – Freewrite Aug 2017

And the poisoned lips of the servants spoke of fighter planes & white supremacy, their lisps dripped w/proclivities learned from bootlegged videos of french new wave films (just the nude scenes) and so they communicated through sighs & ennui, gravity-defying … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #28 – Houston

I mean, how do you not politicize a tragedy when shitty politics are what made the tragedy possible? This is a political disaster because everything about this disaster was preventable. This is what happens when the atmosphere warms up. This … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #27 – Escape

Every night I go to sleep frantically pivoting between two apps on my e-reader, Realtor & Maps. Where could we go? Where could we live? My criteria are simple. The next town has to be cheap, and it has to … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #26 – Ulcer

It looks like a spanish verb, doesn’t it? Ulgo, Ulces, Ulce, Ulcemeos, Ulceron. Never really learned 2nd person plural, the vosotros form—growing up 15mi from Mexico I guess nobody thought we needed to learn it. I still wonder how this … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #25 – Charlottesvile

This shit has always existed in America. And it’s existed as the lifeblood of the Republican party since 1964. Man, the ugly shit politicians will align themselves with just so they can get the chance to cut taxes for the goddamn wealthy. … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #24 – Exclamation Points!

  We got a postcard in the mail last week! It was a sympathy card from the vet who put down our sister’s dog! It said ‘Deepest sympathies for the loss of your dog Waffles!’ And I get that exclamation … Continue reading

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