Charles M'f'n Pierce
We have done a remarkable thing in this country. We have privatized both political slander and political corruption. And the graph above is the slot machine that yields that payoff. Read it all at Esquire’s Politics blog.
Who shot you? James Brown.
In the emergency room, a witness remembered the scene as nothin’ but, “Who shot you?” “James Brown.” “Who shot you?”“James Brown.” “And who shot you?” “James Brown.” One person came in who was stabbed. “Who cut you?” “James Brown.” — From the excellent The One: The Life and Times of...
Chats with a toddler: Vol. 1
Me: Did you go outside at school today? Her: Yeah. Me: What’d you do? Her: (shrugs shoulders) Nothing. Me: Nothing? So you’re a teenager now? Her: (shrugs shoulders.) Me: When did you learn to do that? Her: (shrugs shoulders.) Me: (grinds teeth.)