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John Dolan is a poet and author of Pleasant Hell (Capricorn, 2005).
Neighbors From Hell: Now Parents Have a Bedtime Story About How Predatory America Has Become
Posted on: Jul 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Illustrated and written in rhyme, 'Neighbors from Hell' gives parents a way to talk about our messed-up society.
Who Was Worst Famous Poet Of The 20th Century?
Posted on: Aug 29, 2012, Source: The Exiled
He simply cannot write a decent line, let alone a decent poem.
I Was a Professor at the Horribly Corrupt American University of Iraq... Until the Neocons Fired Me
Posted on: Oct 7, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Horror stories from the graft-ridden American University of Iraq campus in Kurdistan.
Fear and Anxiety in the Speed Lab: My Disastrous Attempt at Meth-Making
Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: Buffalo Beast
"It isn't easy to lose money running a speed lab. I'm one of the few to have achieved that distinction."
The Bizarre Life and Angry Times of Bill O'Reilly
Posted on: Dec 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet
O'Reilly's book tells the tale of how he blustered and threatened his way through life to reach TV stardom.
5 Pieces of Advice for the New Paupers
Posted on: Oct 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet
I just went through the hell of going from grad school-level poverty to the real thing. Here are my lessons learned.
Sarah Palin's Big, Sleazy Safari
Posted on: Sep 1, 2008, Source: AlterNet
For most of us, zooming around in an airplane to shoot wolves sounds insane. For Sarah Palin, it's a "safari."
The Three Dumbest Neocon Predictions Since the Disaster in Iraq
Posted on: Aug 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Nothing seems to keep the Neocons from losing respectability. Here are three contenders for the dumbest Neocon predictions post-Iraq.
Right-Wing Pathologies Revealed After Adkisson Shooting at Unitarian Church
Posted on: Jul 29, 2008, Source: AlterNet
When Free Republic forum posters learned that the gunman was from their own demographic, out came the conservative madness.
Hitchens Gets Waterboarded, Withdraws from Iraq in 11 Seconds
Posted on: Jul 2, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Warmongerer and neocon Christopher Hitchens just noticed that waterboarding is torture!
Martin Amis & Chris Hitchens: Vicious Racism Concealed by a British Accent
Posted on: May 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The American right wing, desperate for articulate hate mongers, is importing UK polemicists to stir the base up against the Muslim/Arab "enemy."
Why Is Coke Glamorous and Heroin Scary? Because of Halfwits Like Nikki Sixx
Posted on: Apr 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Sixx, the '80s hair rocking bassist for Motley Crue, offers to the public the memoirs of his drug-addled stardom -- if only he could admit he had fun.
Fighting Words: How to Humiliate -- and Convert -- a Right-Winger
Posted on: Mar 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Drop the condescending "populist" talk and get mean.
Literary Frauds Strike Again ... and Again
Posted on: Mar 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet
A Valley Girl masquerades as an L.A. gangster and a Catholic woman says she's a Jew raised by wolves. Why do people keep falling for such frauds?
Justice for A Genocide, in Book Form
Posted on: Sep 30, 2006, Source: The eXile
A decade after the 'lessons learned' of World War II, British colonizers slaughtered at least 300,000 in Kenya. Only now has the first serious history been published detailing the crimes.
Why Did We Let Bush Try to Bring Wal-Mart to Iraq?
Posted on: Sep 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet
The USA wouldn't be stuck in conflicts abroad if only we could stop believing that the American way is the best way.
Yay, Yay for USA!
Posted on: Jul 4, 2006, Source: The eXile
Yale professor John Lewis Gaddis engages in a torrent of patriotic self-congratulation in his new book about the Cold War.
Whose Fault Is Frey?
Posted on: Jan 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet
Fans of disgraced author James Frey didn't value his writing -- they revered the moral of his story and his bad-boy bio that backed it up.
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