electric hums on dark days

All the lights in my home are flickering. I awoke to the sound of a loud pop and toasted plastic. Jill and I are two defunct surge protectors richer. I wish I knew enough about anything to determine if this is a fire hazard or just annoying. I live in an old house. Maybe if […]

never seemed so strange

and sometimes you're surfing myspace and listening to the decemberists and a banner ad screaming “hit ten monkeys and win a FREE* laptop” comes on and all the dancing monkeys in hard hats are moving to the music and your eyes well up with tears