Category: Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker

Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #34: The End

Our Correspondent discusses why he’s at the end of his rope. Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #33: Footloose and Fancy-Free: The Neoliberal War on Fun

After suffering through four nights of tepid and risk-averse DNC nonsense, Our Correspondent turns his attentions to one of America’s biggest problems: joyless neoliberals like Andrew “No Fun” Cuomo, who has prohibited people from having fun without any rhyme or reason. He argues that Cuomo’s ridiculous onslaught on fun, which has numerous double standards, will Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #32: Kevin Fucking Costner Knew

Our Correspondent considers the marvels of the United States Postal Service, contemplating its amazing history of accomplishments and giving Kevin Costner necessary recognition for being prescient about mail as an essential backbone during an apocalypse. Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #31: If Only…

As Our Correspondent attempts to quit smoking for the umpteenth time, he contemplates the folly of assholes and articles that have kiboshed his good faith actions over the years. Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #30: Cautious Optimism

Our Correspondent considers the quality of cautious optimism — a pro-active approach to the pandemic that may be the only thing we have left. Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #29: Banned from Hinge

In which Our Correspondent learns that he has been banned for life from the dating app Hinge when he did nothing wrong. Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #28: Schools, Egos, and the American Hellscape

Our Correspondent takes a break from his more solipsistic riffs to discuss the great fiasco of American education and schools reopening under COVID. He levels criticisms at the unbridled hubris of Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo while also asking what it will take for all the parties to come to some necessary (and temporary) Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #27: Hitting the Other Side of the Hill

Our Correspondent contemplates getting older, mortality, the beauty of life, being strangely calm during a pandemic, cockroaches, and Cuomo’s ridiculous food proviso for bars. Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #26: The Right Kind of Happiness

Our Correspondent discusses why inclusive happiness that doesn’t flinch from the reality of the world is the best way to survive a pandemic, while also offering asides on the lessons that can be learned from Mike Leigh’s Happy-Go-Lucky and con artist grifters like Nicholson Baker, whose recent volume, Baseless, is a load of conspiracy theory Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #25: The Dark Plunge Forward

Our Correspondent rails against the obscene devaluation of labor (and even job applicants) in our present economic disaster and why businesses and corporations who exploit the desperation of people must be thoroughly denounced and stopped. Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #24: Portland and the American Living Room Problem

Our Correspondent mulls over the recent news of DHS agents dragging innocent people into rented vans, the approaching economic devastation, and learns by accident that a crude “living room problem” has befallen America. Read More

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Notes from a Brooklyn Bunker #23: The Lost Art of Understanding

Our Correspondent discusses his idiocy and the idiocy of another in relation to recent efforts to connect in an age in which understanding has become a lost art. Read More

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