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Country on the Edge of WTF

    Stardate: 4032.2 [Bridge] (The Enterprise has collided with an unknown entity. The deck is shaking, making everyone wobble) KIRK: Mister Sulu, report. SULU: The turbulence is being caused by a ripple in time, Captain. (Sulu’s console explodes and he’s knocked out. McCoy enters with a syringe and bends down to treat the injured […]

Literary Agents Reject ‘Election 2016: The Novel’

    Thanks for sending your work for my consideration. Unfortunately, this novel didn’t resonate with me. The villain character is too cartoonish. I don’t buy that someone would actually be this despicable. But even if you taper his shortcomings, he would still need a motivation for being so loathsome. Perhaps a trauma from his […]

McSweeney’s: Our Election Model

    Our election model suggests that Hillary Clinton is favored to win the presidency. Her chance of losing is about the same as an NFL kicker missing a 34-yard field goal. Hang onto your ballots everyone — we’re almost there. But don’t uncork the Champagne just yet. Clinton’s chance of winning in a landslide […]