Tag Archives: war

Valhalla

Slothing through the field, our swords meet, I stab the guy, his buddy eyes me, but it’s like, “Why?”, you know? Whatever, he’s dead. I don’t care. I doubt he does either. It’s like, yeah I get it we’re at … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright

In an interview, Wright mentioned that he was using three tome-filled bookcases in order to do research on the book that would eventually become The Looming Tower. Now, I’ve never written a non-fiction book, hell, by any reasonable standard I … Continue reading

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Bodies

Dead men. Dozens of the them litter the street, eyes hollow like the blackened core of rotten trees. Some still twitch others, fester quietly in the wet chaos of the road, oblivious to the mounds of traffic racing past them … Continue reading

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Ruminations #6

Is it okay to spend hours looking over old notes, marveling over the fact you managed to come through the event in one piece while being awestruck at how stupid you were to do it to begin with? My notes … Continue reading

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Book Review: @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris

@War suffers not only in its kitschy title, but in its wee-haw, all hail the Military Industrial/Internet Complex viewpoint. I read this book as tentative research for a project and early on it became clear that my only option to survive … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu

This is a book about war. There are people, too many people in fact, but only four or five of them feel like they stand through the cardboard test of character. The world is well-worn, colored and sunbaked as it … Continue reading

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Untitled Short Story (Excerpt)

It was 7am and they were eating breakfast. Cheerios if you care. It’s not important, but maybe you’re the type of person who inexplicably links favorite foods to stores of empathy, I’m not here to judge you, I’m here to … Continue reading

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