Controversy as Slavoj Zizek talks at Left Forum

INTERNET — Taryn Fivek is dressed in all black, backed by Marxist guru Molly Klein AKA RedKahina, who has some kind of Chinese hat and togas loosely knotted around her body. She chews on one and fiddles with it, staring at her internet device. Slavoj Zizek is sitting on the stage, sweating . . .

The Captivity of Gollum

“Thief!”

“Tall pale king man wears a dirt costume, my precioussss. Mean, tricksy. Wantses my precioussss but the Baggins has it! Thief! Liar!”

Aragorn struck Sméagol with the back of his hand and tightened the ropes cruelly.

With a screech, Gollum collapsed and wept. “It’s worse to poor Sméagol than Sauron. Gollum, gollum, gollum.”

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that topical material is so meaningless

but the world is both enormous and small, and other platitudes! What are your platitudinal coordinates, captain?

Can’t type that on an iPhone!@

Can’t type shit on an iphone.

Jeremy Scahill uses Apple’s Encryption for all his sensitive journalist work, so you know it’s safe

Moths are beating themselves mercilessly against the auto glass . . .