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“Storybooks” by Richard F. Yates

I don’t believe that the stories I read have to be historical fact in order for them to have useful and meaningful messages in them that can help me decide how to live. Nor do I believe that I have … Continue reading

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“Another ‘In Conversation’ with Josh Erdahl” by Richard F. Yates (and Josh Erdahl)

I asked Mr. Erdahl to give me some fun words to post on the P.E.W., and he answered with this: “All I have is rants. I don’t have memes. People suck.” That’s certainly fun enough words for this site, Mr. … Continue reading

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“What’s Wrong with Original Content?: Memes, Anonymity, and Regurgitating Culture” by Richard F. Yates

In 1919, Marcel Duchamp took a postcard of the Mona Lisa, gave her a mustache and beard, and wrote a series of letters across the bottom of the card (L.H.O.O.Q.) that, phonetically, sounded like the French phrase for “She has … Continue reading

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“Chaos!” by Richard O’Brien & Richard F. Yates

—O’Brien & Yates

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“Resignation” by Richard F. Yates (and Richard O’Brien AND Josh Erdahl!)

I’m tired of writing. I’m not going to write another word. EVER! Not even this word—the one right HERE! Nope. I refuse. I just won’t do it. I don’t think I even believe in words anymore. They’re all gone—wasted—washed up. … Continue reading

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“Political Outcomes” by Richard O’Brien

I am officially converting to the Richard F. Yates Political Model of Nonsense. Giving politics and politicians the time and attention they deserve, I will now only respond to attempts to engage me in political conversations with equally nonsensical retorts. … Continue reading

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“Media” by Charlie Centipede

It’s not enough the I don’t have cable t.v. or satellite, NO ONE should have them. I now feel that it’s my duty to stop those media from happening—for the good of the world. —Charlie Centipede

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