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My “fight Trump and everything he stands for” September page-a-day calendar

  Friday, September 1 —Trump is, naturally, attempting to pack every court in the land with the whitest, most racist extremists in all the land. Let’s not have that shit. —And again. —One more time. —Seriously, and the Republican Party … Continue reading

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My “fight Trump and everything he stands for” August page-a-day calendar

  Another month. Still here. The worst people in the country run it. The rest of us do what we do. I can’t do much, not on my own. You’ll see, as ever, a lot of petitions, a lot of … Continue reading

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My “fight Trump and everything he stands for” July 2017 page-a-day calendar

Onto month seven and Donald Trump is worse than even I thought. Or, at least—giving him the most drastic benefit of the doubt—he’s done every terrible thing his pre-election apologists claimed he wouldn’t do. Clichés are clichés and all, but, … Continue reading

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My “fight Trump and everything he stands for” April 2017 page-a-day calendar

We made it to April, still as something like a democracy, not annihilated in a hair-trigger nuclear holocaust, and with those of us horrified and righteously pissed off by Trump and his white supremacist cronies’ incompetently evil agenda gaining motivation, … Continue reading

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My “fight Trump and everything he stands for” March 2017 page-a-day calendar

  Wednesday, March 1 —Trump gave a speech last night. Dummies thought he sounded “presidential.” He was, and is, a racist clown. Martin Heinrich thinks that, so I signed his petition to oppose Trump’s bullshit agenda. —Wrote to Senator Susan … Continue reading

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My “fight Trump and everything he stands for” February 2017 page-a-day calendar

Just a movie about three people with different views engaging in challenging but thoughtful and respectful debate for a few hours. You know, in case you want to live in come sort of lovely, crazy sci-fi universe. Wednesday, February 1 … Continue reading

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My “fight Trump and everything he stands for” January 2017 page-a-day calendar

The soul-grinding awfulness of 2016 gives way to the promise of more of the same in 2017. Donald Trump is due to be inaugurated in 20 days, having fulfilled and surpassed even the most pessimistic estimations of how he’d behave. … Continue reading

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Comedy Review: Patton Oswalt—Talking For Clapping

I’ve been a fan of Patton Oswalt’s comedy (and acting, and writing) for a long time now, so I pitched like hell to cover his new standup special for The AV Club and got it, to my great pride—and, you … Continue reading

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I’ll be honest… this is just restlessness talking

In these eight months as a no-bullshit, no-safety-net fulltime freelance writer, I haven’t written here much. I don’t know what I intended in starting this blog—apart from being a launching pad for all the fascinating, voluminous offers of work my genius … Continue reading

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Dennis writes stuff for the week of 1/25-1/31

Weeks now are strange. All marked out by deadlines, the need for more deadlines, and fear of both having deadlines and not having deadlines. I joke about being “a gentleman of leisure,” since I work at home (or from home—take … Continue reading

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