Category Archives: Personal

Live and Let Die?

It didn’t help my sour mood two Sundays ago to read the story of the Chilean zoo lions killed to save a man who’d leapt into their enclosure in an apparent stab at suicide. According to reports, 20-year-old Franco Luis … Continue reading

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Obliterating Oblomov: MRDA@CurrentYear.com

A month into 2016 C.Y, and I finally see fit to relight the fire of this long-unkindled Inferno. I’d planned to knock something together a little earlier to mark the transition into the new 365-day calendar cluster, but a combo … Continue reading

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Halal & Hypocrisy XIII: Remove Kebab?

The south of France, and one man finds himself deeply disenchanted by the culinary delights on offer in his locale. So much so, in fact, that he took to the press, voicing his determination never to let another kebabish open … Continue reading

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MRDAing My Medusa: Pushing Past Perfectionist Petrification

Regular readers of this blog (all five of you) will have noticed that there’s been fuck-all activity chez MRDA for the past month or three. Part of that comes from being wrapped up in entanglements elsewhere, of both the fun … Continue reading

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MRDArous Aphorisms: Go Fo(u)rth!

Too often, folk who exhort you to “broaden your horizons” simply wish for you to narrow them to a rut of their choosing. The laugh track: a confession of insecurity, if not abject contempt for both audience and material. Pride: … Continue reading

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MRDArous Aphorisms: The Third Salvo

None leave this world unblemished – to try is to self-deny. Pro-bomberventionists: “You can kill all the civilians you want, just not with those.” For some, objectification may serve as something of a shield from the animosity they would accrue … Continue reading

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Step Out of My Sunshine! Reflections of a Libertarian Cynic

Kevin I. Slaughter, Satanic Reverend and owner of publishing house Underworld Amusements, expressed this sentiment not-so-long ago: I don’t adhere to any specific political party or platform, but reading comments on the internet underlines the folly of any political system … Continue reading

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