Author Archives: Naomi

Lying is performance art

Years ago, against my prejudice, I allowed a friend to drag me to a species of — oh, that’s not fair — an event called performance art. (Why were we sitting in the front row?) My pre-judgment had been right. … Continue reading

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Some good news about guns? I think so

Kevin Underhill, the maestro of LoweringTheBar, just published a couple of (more or less) legal-fuck-up stories that go beyond funny. Although, of course, they’re funny. A couple of times, Kevin (I don’t know him but I love him, and my … Continue reading

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“Woke” Chronicles: Donald Trump said something that grabbed me

Not what you think and not where you think. It came when his videotaped bizarre deposition in the E. Jean Carroll lawsuit was shown on various media. It was remarkably disgusting, even for Trump, when he robotically claimed yet again, … Continue reading

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