Annie In My Life

The following was originally published (Boise Weekly, August 21, 1997) under the title “Fair Reality.” I don’t remember why, and I don’t like that title, and I suspect it was re-titled by someone other than me. (Editors can do that, you know. That’s one of the things that makes them editors.) I’m returning it to…

The High Price of Bullshit

I bet you don’t know what a copy of The National Enquirer costs, do you? No, I bet you don’t. That’s because—and I am as close to 100-percent certain of this as anyone can be about anything these unsettled days—anyone bothering to read these efforts in Mr. Cope’s Cave is far, far too perspicacious a…

Beware the BOI

I told you once upon a time I wouldn’t be doing this, tacking a video clip from a more prestigious source up on my blog, but I think this one should be of particular interest to my neighbors here in greater Boise—specifically, the viewing range of KBOI. In April, KBOI’s parent company—Fisher Communications out of…

Annie In My Life

” Now We Know Our ABCs, Come and Watch the Soaps With Me” was published (Boise Weekly) June 5, 1997.   Chapter Five Now We Know Our ABCs, Come and Watch the Soaps With Me School’s out. At this very moment, your children are mixing up a pitcher of sugar, tap water, and something out…

Too Nuts To Nail?

It has been reported that the fat, farting, blubber baby … … has lately been getting lost a lot. On a stage in Poland … on the tarmac after getting off Air Force 1—wandering around like he doesn’t have the sense God gave a pigeon. Then there are the images of all the other G20…

The Curse of Being Hillary

The following, sans pictures, was printed in The Boise Weekly on Wednesday (July 5).   The Curse of Being Hillary: It was never about who she is, but what. Once again, I found myself discussing why I am so disgusted with any acquaintance who voted for this pestilence. It was essentially the same conversation I’ve…