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Monday, March 31, 2008

Next Time, I’ll Start a Pool

posted by on March 31 at 10:47 AM

The winner of the Tournament of Books has been announced. The bracketed competition resulted in a faceoff between Tom McCarthy’s The Remainder, which was an amazing paperback original released last year that I read and loved and then promptly didn’t write a goddamn thing about for some weird reason, and Junot Diaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.

The winner is The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which I predicted in this post here on Slog last month. I figured that the second place would’ve been Then We Came to the End, by Joshua Ferris, but I’m pleased to see The Remainder beat Ferris’s book in the zombie round. Maybe there is something to the Tournament of Books, after all.

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Didn't write a thing!?

That is a mystery.... Maybe I can add something to the mix of mixologists everywhere.

Interesting facts found in the sections of the paper rarely looked at by everyone all at once.

The International Examiner
Volume 35 No. 3 2-6/19,2008

File it under weird that I see thieves in the night and possibly this little stain is obsessive...

yet in a world compulsive and ordered on high by the bleach brigade, I noticed that if you fold this edition of

The International Examiner in in half,

bottom to top with a slightly lowered end on the right corner of the back page.....

then the dish is upside down... you will see the letters poking out PRSRT STD.

Ouch and racially ugly...

unless of course you can prove that old school CIA phone book tricks are not used in everyday tele-typed innuendo.

God help us if the Yen falls and the Chinese take this seriously as a threat assesment.

Be careful what you think...

the Moral Majority and Privatised Postage of the U>S> male is at STRIKE... and your pretty flowers....

Treat then NICE, puhleeaase.

This is why I think it's important to scan the papers...

and not be dirty minded in bodily forms...

Interesting fact
No. 2

The want ads in the times section here in Seattle.... In the Pet Sections... lot's of listings for names with POOS on the end.


What are you afraid of ???

How about the lyric...

" A humiliating Kick In The Crotch?"

( hi-shy-knees... at your will and command)

Personally apeaking I don't know to many nice dog and cat ( i'll get to that in a second ) people who seriously want other people to rename their section lates.


You'll also find kittens listed as
Rag Dolls...

What the F#CK?....


I can't say why the editors and type setters line it in that way... yet here is an interesting re-adaptational posit....

What do you think the ATF,FBI,SECRET SERVICE and the United States Marine Core would do if Attack Dog Trainers made a bunch of those padded arm protectors with George W. Bush and Dick Cheney's face on them???

Do you think they'd get kick out of it or would they sell better in Europe?

What about Wyoming and Dallas?

Ad Watchers Beware!!!!!!!!

Wall Street.... Paulson for Supercop on the marketwatch huh....

Sounds like a high tech re-address to the Gettysburg Electoral Collegiate Semi-Final Tort Re-form Act.
Way to Go 2012.

P.R. Wins Again!!!!

(-#350 TRILLION points of tsk,tsk,tsk
because terminal tension was buying Jacksons rejected in the concert constant supporters.....)

And... U2 got a 12 year deal.

USA Today March 31st 2008

Hey University of Washington Husky Students at the HUB,

I left a Oil Pastel on the Board by the Info desk a month or so ago of

Thom Yorke

my adaptation of his

Drunken Punch Up at a Wedding...

(although I would not wish him onto the cross again for all the secret code in Dick Cheney's safe)

and because he's got the lyric

" In Rainbows "......

' won't take my off the ball again',

I'd like to thank you if you let him know it's a small gift of 'pleasure' to see 'ol lazy eye himself throw in the first pitch for opening snapshot of Baseball season.

Please, no forked tounges for the Queen of England unless XTC's Andy Partridge ok's his Garden.


Page # 3

Paragraph #3

A,G,C,T, & that's why thet can't find zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

Daniel Bennett Kieneker... genetic tounge twister on the scene of your tele-typing machine.

oh ya, and don't forget about the oil.

Posted by danielbennettkieneker | March 31, 2008 11:47 AM

"Is there a *point* to all this?"

I loved "Remainder." And I never would have read it if it weren't for Bailey/Coy, God bless them.

Posted by Will in 98103 | April 2, 2008 10:48 AM

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