Jason Peters

The Foal of an Ass, A Crown of Thorns, and 80 Linear Feet of Base Shoe

BASE-shoe April 15, 2014

Rock Island, Il

The day for greeting my swarthy brethren with “Xristos Almosti!” has come and gone. (A Greco-Rus hybrid response might be “Alithos Notyetski!”) The best part of Palm Sunday, aside from the fact that it inaugurates our dolorous

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Let the Liberal Arts Die

April 15, 2014

Everything we are as persons can be expressed in terms of production and commodification.

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The New Briar Patch Puts All in Doubt

briarpatch April 8, 2014

You’d have to call this job rebarbative.

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Peter Mathiessen, RIP

April 8, 2014

He was a prose writer of immense talent.

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Recovering Bliss From the Conditions of Disaster

car10 April 1, 2014

AM radio shouts at me, first the nut-jobs on the right, then the nut-jobs on the left.

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What is Wrong With the Front Porch?

front-porch-attitude March 25, 2014

Let’s be honest: the posts are terrible.

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Another Reason to Love this Small Town

paint_swatch_wall_021 March 11, 2014

“Support your local Muslim,” she says to me brightly.

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Goodness, Like a Fetter

image_preview March 5, 2014

Son of a . . . What the . . . Holy . . . !

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Of Tiles and Lights and Projectile Vomit

tile_Bench_Shower February 26, 2014

The eyes roll.

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Now is the Summer of Our Discontent

Winter-Background-Pictures-167 February 19, 2014

Where’s my wanton ambling nymph?

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And Then Came the Castration Ceremony

rightfoot002 February 12, 2014

The ghost of Freud whizzes by me.

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Unrepatriation Ain’t Easy Either

ICM107B February 5, 2014

Ignorant posteriority has its price in the enterprise of repatriation.

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What Happened with the Prick Realtor

sold-sign January 29, 2014

The indignities mount.

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Shovel Your Own Damn Sidewalk!

January 25, 2014

Is nothing sacred?

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And What Happened After the Codeine Kicked In

moving-truck January 15, 2014

I’m in one of those ridiculous backless hospital gowns.

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What Happened Before the Codeine Kicked In

ankle-screws_09_16_11 January 8, 2014

If it were my ankle, we’d operate.

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