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by Peter W. Burchard, contributor – No more meat. What? That’s preposterous. Well, just hear me out. COVID-19 originated in a meat market where rare pangolins were stacked in cages, one on top of the other, along with bats and who knows what else. Their bodily fluids followed the laws […]
Photo by Sasha Freemind on Unsplash COVID-19 Diary from Northern Italy, musings on Easter Sunday by Greg Hopkins, contributor – At first, the surreal landscape of empty plazas and darkened windows evoked a baffled sense of awe, wonder and confusion. I remember an initial blush of hope. Maybe Gaia had finally exerted her […]
by Kidman J. Williams, music editor – Dearest Lucifer, My dear Lucifer, Hi there Dark Lord, Hey brittle tits it is Kidman J. Williams! The fact is Lucifer, I’m not sure how to address you in the beginning of this letter. I don’t think it matters, I don’t think you […]
by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – My first clue that buying food at the store would be weird was the plastic bag tied to the handle of the shopping cart. Oh man, I thought. Really? This is the new normal? I had been hiding out at my place in Topanga […]