Jason Peters

Poetry as Poison

feather March 11, 2015
Ingham County, MI Take the time to reread A.E. Housman’s “Terrence, This is Stupid Stuff,” a poem that pits beer against poetry, partying against self-inflicted suffering. That’s not quite right. Perhaps it is more accurate to say that the poem…
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New Title from FPR Books: America Moved

March 4, 2015
FPR Books is pleased to announce the publication of America Moved, memoirs by the Indiana novelist Booth Tarkington, edited and introduced by FPR’s Jeremy Beer. Jeremy describes his work on the book in true J-Beerian fashion: “a task apparently beneath…
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The Church Localversal Part 4: Oz

WizardofOz March 3, 2015
The water doesn't give a damn what you think.
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The Church Localversal, Part 3

CathedralOfThePines February 24, 2015
Brokenness is a traveling condition.
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The Church Localversal, Part 2

Old Country Church February 18, 2015
Injury is a means of measurement.
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The Church Localversal, Part I

Chesterton February 11, 2015
Well, duh!
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The Gauge, the Pump, and Energy Sufficiency

4.5 inch Process Gauge February 4, 2015
Efficiency is a false god.
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Prostitute@hire_ed.edu

billboard January 28, 2015
She lost it to a goat-like man.
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Bar Jester’s Writing Seminar II; or, How to Write Like a Philosopher

philosophers-simpsons1 January 21, 2015
If you want to write worse than the average undergraduate male, consider philosophy.
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John Tavener’s The Protecting Veil: A Brief FPR Revaluation

Protecting January 14, 2015
Marian devotion remains stubbornly enduring.
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Closed-Minded By Default

QuickSign_S1007 January 7, 2015
In attempting to keep certain questions open, I’m closed-minded by default.
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Skillet Penne-Sausage And The New Year’s Dissolution

New Year December 31, 2014
My own concentration has been tested by an even greater distraction.
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Said the Bar Jester to the Mighty King

mistletoe-photo-vintage December 24, 2014
Don’t be a Scrooge, Mighty King.
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Compromising with Leviathan

Leviathan_by_Thomas_Hobbes (1) December 17, 2014
The NBA is chloroform in motion.
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Metaphysics as a Guide to Porters

God Damn PBJ Pigeon Porter December 10, 2014
Now you’re in the region of a woman’s fury.
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It’s Third-Party Time

December 3, 2014
Is it a sign of hope that The Progressive and The American Conservative agree–sort of?…
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