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Keep On Sleeping With Ham Sarris #1 – Against Empathy (With Plaul Boom)

I am a big fan of Ham Sarris’ podcasts and this one in particular really got me thinking: If you are after more insightful podcasts by Ham, tune into the follow up podcast with Peter Jordanson:

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Colombian Police Are Just Doing Their Job

I was stopped by Colombian police on the street today because I looked like a delinquent and was asked to show my ID. As they ogled my ID, I removed my sunnies from below my hoodie so they could match

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Seattle Music

The big music blasting the young hearts and minds of the early 90s was ignited from Seattle. Bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains and Sound Garden were pumping the airwaves with a vast array of steely melancholic acoustic

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The Screen

It seems all I do these days is stare at the bright white screen. The computer has the gall to stare right back at me as if it knows better. It flickers to black … in the reflection I notice

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Becoming Rich and Successful

People in their 20’s make it or break it. Here are my personal dos and donts: Buy the cheapest car that goes, only if you absolutely require a car. Don’t ever own/use credit cards. Don’t pay rent unless you want

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The Magazine

I remember when I was fifteen I was given a mangled Hustler magazine in which all the women’s breasts were the size of watermelons. So I took it home and stashed it. I had heard they were strokebooks, but I

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If you could read my mind

I fluttered my innocent eyelids at this gorgeous army psychologist. She asked, “Do you have any girlfriends?” “No.” But really I was thinking, “Do you have any boyfriends? If not, would you consider sleeping with a guy twelve years your

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The Pamphlets

I read countless brochures and paraphernalia. I had the pamphlets a long time and looked at them everyday, lying on my bed for what seemed like hours on end, gazing longingly at the glossy photos. This is where it began

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The Telegram

This is a sequel to my earlier post, Trax boy and now ain’t dat a man!. A school friend kindly sent me a telegram after I won at the Australian Schools Athletic championships, admitting I was good enough despite wearing cheap sneakers called ‘trax’. I still

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Richard Dawkins on Religious Morality

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