Monthly Archives: October 2017

Trout Fisting In America #44 – Vietnam

I’m afraid that once I start writing this I won’t be able to stop. I’d spent the first five episodes of this PBS special ‘Ken Burns Presents Vietnam Brought To You By The Bank Of America And A Generous Donation … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #43 – Consumerism

And even your brand new luxury dream car eventually just becomes the thing that you drive around the parking lot in circles, ever-dwindling & numb as you—in your desire to consume, to be the consumer—become the consumed, one more ouroboros … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #42 – The Confederacy

You could just sit and laugh at these sad misguided grandaddyfuckers all day long if it weren’t for the power they were able to call upon—the vast & subtle white supremacist violence that already exists within the police, within the … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #41 – The Future

Assuming Donald John Trump lives long enough, assuming his death is as tediously drawn out & painful as his own sick life, there is no headline too impossible to imagine. President called someone a nigger? Hey he’s said it before. … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #40 – Chaos

Everything is chaos & flux as I write this—even me, the writer. This world is senseless and the stories we tell ourselves, the stories we pay money to watch and/or read, are little more than defense mechanisms, an attempt to … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #39 – Las Vegas

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news my mom would always say ‘Look for the legislators. Call those fuckers. We don’t have to live like this.’ ” – Fred Rogers. The picture at … Continue reading

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