Author Archives: Jarrett Haley

Pinball and PDA

Pinball and PDA

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“I dressed up tonight, plump flesh pressed into fishnet stockings like a juicy, punk rock ham. Fresh from Kentuckymore

BULL ON TAP: STEEL RESERVE 211

BULL ON TAP: STEEL RESERVE 211

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Its 24-ounce presence sends shudders of teenage nausea throughout the room…more

On Charles Bukowski

On Charles Bukowski

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Not every angel is going to come with a halo. Some are going to come carrying a sword and some a snake and some a bottle of port…more

BULL ON TAP: SHOCK TOP PUMPKIN

BULL ON TAP: SHOCK TOP PUMPKIN

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…like drinking a regular Shock Top out of a fetid Jack-o-lantern.more

A Photo for Your Wallet

A Photo for Your Wallet

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I had dreams that a boyfriend would mean an 8 x10 photograph framed and on the mantle, whether there was an actual mantle, it did not matter.more

BULL ON TAP: BUSCH

BULL ON TAP: BUSCH

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A 4.3% abv enigma, Busch is surprisingly drinkable with as much taste as the beer’s slogan has meaning: “Clear and bright as mountain air.”more

Life Stages: An Essay Based on an Interview with Khalil Abdul-Karim

Life Stages: An Essay Based on an Interview with Khalil Abdul-Karim

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You go to parties, you kiss girls, you try liquor, you smoke weed. You still fast during Ramadan and only then do you stick to making salat five times a day.more

Spook Show

Spook Show

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I printed out a copy of the article and showed it to my brother Art.
“Do you think that’s Tommy?” I asked him.
He stared at it. “Yes,” he said. He couldn’t stop staring at the mug shot.more

The Defeatist

The Defeatist

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Gael Monfils: Why plonk down a straightforward smash when you can leap four feet in the air and karate chop the thing home?more

Insuring the Collection: A Life With Zero Deductibles

Insuring the Collection: A Life With Zero Deductibles

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Who the hell takes out an insurance policy on their records? Someone with too many records, that’s who.more