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Dean Kirkland

Long story; short pier

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Located in Portland

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“I do not regret the incident. I will not apologize, given the opportunity. I don’t plan on doing anything like this in the future but to be fair I didn’t plan the initial incident, I just found them and decided to go through with it.” —

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So the ten-year-old is getting into D&D, so I went and made a world for her.

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Huh. —This is my first election night without, as the kids call it, the Birdsite in quite some time. I wonder how this used to work?

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back in the good old days, the before-times, we used to spend a whole blog post on nothing more than telling you to go and and read somebody else’s blog post, so: while I’m elsewhere otherwise occupied, go you then an

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A look at what the retired horses of Portland’s no-longer Mounted Unit have been up to, a year after they were disbanded: Murphy went back home in southern Oregon where he’s competing

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“As soon as he left, Velásquez spoke and said, ‘I have tried in vain to concentrate all my attention on the gypsy chief’s words but I am unable to discover any coherence whatsoever in them. I do not know who is speaking and who is listening. Sometimes the Marqués de Val Florida is telling the story of his life to

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So the nine-year-old saw a neat little card at Movie Madness that had a cartoon of donkey-headed Bottom in a referee’s shirt and a list of ye olde

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I mean, what happens when he loses clients and can’t really network within the comic book community because

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They’re waxing utopian, over at mastodon, and who wouldn’t really, nowhere to go but up, but somebody went and posted a link to

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Example: The ongoing fight to save the 125-year-old

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I mean, I’ve written about pronouns, like, fourteen years ago pronouns, and while I wince and cringe today at the patronizing tone I took then (forgive me, I was old), the basic stance is one I still t

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I mean the impetus for this couldn’t be more pathetically transparent, it’s right there in the first paragraph. —As for

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She told conservative talk-radio host Lars Larson she thought the protesters were acting like children who lost a schoolyard fight and had gone of to “whine and complain” after police fired flash-bang grenades, rubber bullets and pepper spray into a crowd of demonstrators. (At least two people

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and yet—I want to believe—

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“Embrace the #walkaway movement, this is a sign that the American people still believe in healthy debate.” “When actor James Woods tweeted out the hashtag ‘

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Why must Helen DeWitt always make me weep?

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The novelette is, of course, but a narrower version of the novelatelle, and the novelttine is narrower yet; the novelccine is larger and thicker than the novelatelle, but more of a ribbon; the novelucce is wider than both by far. Noveletti, as a rule, are thin rectangles or squares of plot, while the noveleja is an elong

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I wish I had a flashlight, said the nine-year-old, as we walked through what’s yet pre-dawn to the bus stop. Well, actually, I said (and you must understand, I am speaking quite literally as a father, here: my well, actually is well earned): in this sort of light, this half light, a flashlight wou

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So! Um. Hey. You look good, you look good! All things considered. —Oh, you know, screaming a lot, goggling aghast, scrambling to cobble together the paychecks I need to make it from one to the next, that sort of thing. Anyway, I

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I needed this tonight, and thought you might as well, but I’ll warn you—the first time through’s the easiest, by far.

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Pretty much what it says on the label: coming up on ten years ago, in August of 2006, I started posting City of Roses online with “

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“I have some beef with your article about Frozen,” said

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“These charges are false. While we have not read the book, the only reality here is that Gabe was not provided any direct access to

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“Did I say he called out these fading powers? Rather, he tosses them into the air like confetti and dances underneath.” —Sessily Watt, “Nothing New Under the Sun: Reading Urban Fantasy

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“We don’t have time for this.”

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“You should not expect a handout,” he tells me. “You should not even expect a safety net. When my house burns down, I should not go to the government to rebuild it. I should have the savings, and if I don’t, my neighbors should pitch in for me, because I would do that for them.̶

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So, yeah: this one song? From Frozen? —Yeah. About that.

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I know they can do the job, but can they get the job? I know they can get the job, but can they get paid for the job? —I’m not arguing that with you, I’m not arguing that with you, I’m not arguing that with you, mic drop.

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Yes. Well.

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inscribes the superfluity of dads (or /dads/, or «dads»): in the absence of a dad, a mother remains a mother; in the absence of a mother, a father must take on the job of mothering. Whenever it’s bandied about how important it is, that a child must have two parents, it is the absence of dad that’s

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