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My Testicles Are De Happy Color Of De Cocoa Bean

Issue No. 9 ~ October, 1997

There is nothing strange about fear: no matter in what guise it presents itself it is something with which we are all so familiar that when a man appears who is without it we are at once enslaved by him. —Henry Miller It’s amazing what …

A Job That Pays

Issue No. 9 ~ October, 1997

The night the highway patrol officer picked Andy and me up on I-90 about halfway between Chicago and Madison, I was a 21-year old graduate student who had never worked for a living. I’d had part time jobs-serving food, washing test tubes, typing index entries …