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Marion on July 4, 2018

(This was originally posted in 2010. I’m reposting for the 4th of July 2018.) It’s time for me to come clean and admit how much I scam and rip off the government. Yes, it’s people like me that keep your taxes high (not as high as all the other industrial nations, but still, it’s your […]

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Marion on September 3, 2017

I’m sitting around on a bleak Sunday afternoon. The sky is white and it’s unusually cold for Labor Day Weekend. The better-half is away on one of his work-related do-gooding trips to a developing country. Usually, I use his away time to get shit done, by which I mean household crafty stuff like redoing the […]

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Marion on November 27, 2016

In the future we will all be Uber drivers, except for a few lucky passengers, and because we will be so many, we’ll work twenty hour days for loose change, until Uber goes to robot-cars, at which point we’ll all be eating our young.

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Marion on November 18, 2016

(I’ve got to start writing content for this blog again. In the meantime, I’m reposting this piece from November, which holds up well I think.) (11/18/16) At this moment, I’m sitting in New York’s Winter Garden, across the street from One World Trade. It was the first place to be rebuilt after 9/11. It’s difficult […]

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Marion on October 17, 2016

As this will probably be the only way I will EVER get my name in the New Yorker, I am thrilled to announce that I have won this week’s New Yorker cartoon contest. I’d show you my winning entry, but I’m afraid they’d sue me, so you can go here and see it for yourself. […]

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