Know that the air you breathe, I live to give you, and know that while you live and breathe, you are powerful.
A Word in Your Ear, From Father to Son (Part 1)
Let me tell you, then, about the time I slew the great big dragon.
The Conquer Connor Challenge with a Shit-Fucking Pood and a Fuck-Ass Half
I was proof that the great Sun Tzu was right, that the strongest warrior is decided long before the battle begins, and its execution is a mere formality.
The Gargantua of Barkhamstead, CT
While Anselm of Canterbury's famous philosophical nugget was meant for no more than to simply illuminate the splendor of God to the unbelievers of old, someone nonetheless must have imagined as an intellectual curiosity the largest possible human being, one that could not be possibly any bigger if anyone could even try. That intellectual curiosity would nine months later emerge in Barkhamstead, CT.
To the Moon and Back with Georges and Jeanne
"Can we really leave for the moon," Jeanne remembered asking Georges, delirious with joy, "oh, Georges, can we really leave?" "Not without leaving a piece of youth," he replied.
Here I Come, Constantinople (Part 2)
You really think this is all going on just within the city limits? These are two whole universes, two entire histories converging on each other, my friend. You think our ghost city isn’t going to catch up with you in America? You want to outrun it, so you say? Well, then, how far to the end of the universe will your plane go? If you don’t like being in two places at once here and now, how do you think you’ll like it for the rest of your life?
Here I Come, Constantinople (Part 1)
They went to the Hagia Sophia first... It was the highlight of the whole trip, and it lasted just over an hour.
Adventures in Unemployment
It unsettled him, the sheer feasibility of a sedentary life.
New Year, New Pood and You
I get my protein powder from a vendor off a site on the dark web that I’m contractually not allowed to tell you where. I also can’t say exactly what’s in it, but I will say it’s a potent combination of more or less beef, chicken, pig, pig snout, pig hooves, cow hooves, cow tail, cow liver, chicken feet, chicken beaks, chicken eggs, pig placenta, pig ribs, cow bones, wishbones, chicken bones, and crickets.
People Who Love People
Someone turned the air purple. London has its pea-soupers and we have our borscht.