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About Bourbon Apocalypse: A Whiskey Son of Sorrow

"If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing." ~ Kingsley Amis

What Is a No-Word Phrase for “Keep Moving”?

Renaissance man Quintus Curtius, through his podcast Fortress of the Mind and his works, the stories of great men and the translated works of ancient minds, serves as a living bastion for those of us who may not otherwise have had … Continue reading

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Blog Anniversary

WordPress thoughtfully notified me this morning that today is the eighth year anniversary of my swelling underground classic blog, Bourbon Apocalypse. (I will go to my grave proud of that name.) Eight years. I remember that day–surprisingly, given the amount … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Bad Desires

Today’s mood: Hey, little girl, is your daddy home?                                                                … Continue reading

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eBook in the Works

I have finished–to the degree that a perfectionist writer like myself can ever finish–the first of five short stories, originally planned for a collection of ten. However, I will release the first five as a separate volume. These stories are … Continue reading

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The Sense of Unhappiness

The sense of unhappiness is so much easier to convey than that of happiness. In misery we seem aware of our own existence, even though it may be in the form of a monstrous egotism: this pain of mine is … Continue reading

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Today’s mood: Drink up, baby, stay up all night With the things you could do You won’t but you might The potential you’ll be That you’ll never see The promises you’ll only make Drink up with me now And forget … Continue reading

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