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Trout Fisting In America #18 – Cops

I’ve been working on this entry for three months now, and every time I think it’s ready to go another police killing (a/k/a murder, or at the very least homicide, if you or I did it) happens and I realize … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #17 – Assassination

It’s like my dad used to say: assassination makes two asses out of I and the nation. Of course like a lot of things my dad used to say, it makes no fucking sense at all, but there you go. … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #16 – Divorce

Let’s all sing it like the Tammy Wynette song—D-I-V-O-R-C-E. It’s more fun that way, more of a celebration and less of a wake. Not that there’s anything fun about that song, but when it comes to earthquake implosions of anger & … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #15 – Psychedelics

It’s Saturday morning in my local Kroger grocery store. Psilocybin—or more accurately, my past experiences w/psilocybin—has made it possible for me to sit in the ‘cafe seating’ area (the sign has an accent over the e, but I’m not going … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #14 – Death

You’re going to fucking die. That’s not a threat. It’s just a biological fact. Everyone dies. Hell, it’s possible you might die before you even finish reading this. It’s possible I might die before I finish writing it and this … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #13 – Failure

Because in a sense, all of us are failures. You could sell a million books, or a million albums, just in the USA alone, and that would mean 320 million people said ‘nah, not for me thanks.’ In my town … Continue reading

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Trout Fisting In America #11 – Questions

  I am consumed these days by questions that will never be answered. Not to my satisfaction anyway… Does Paul Ryan remember getting social security money after his father died? How many congresscritter chucklefucks does it take to change a … Continue reading

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