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Crossing the $10 Trillion Mark

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Now that the global tally of negative-interest debt issued has passed the $10 trillion mark, it might be worth taking a moment to reflect the yet unknown implications posed by the intrusion of…reality.

Interest rates in the EU, Switzerland, Japan, and now Germany […]

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Election 2016: Alien Queen vs. Swamp Thing

Sludgefeast ’16 (otherwise known as the US presidential election) has finally shaken out all fellow-traveling parasites in favor of two alpha vermin—the Alien Queen and Swamp Thing.

As the face of their respective political parties, each boasts a distinctive pedigree: the former a career politician who consistently shows that […]

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The Role of Fear Suspense Magazine

Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.

—Dante Alighieri, “The Inferno”

A somewhat paradoxical title for an article. For how can “fear” (from the protoGermanic feraz or “danger”), understood as intrinsically unsettling, disruptive, or even paralyzing in both its chilling transitive and dark majestic […]

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Living Room Debris

I am in the midst of fleeing the East Coast in hopes of finding philosophical solace at a wooden boat-building school. Not Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, but rather an honest appraisal of life and the fury that swirls above Washington DC.

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A TALK WITH LISA SCOTTOLINE

Lisa Scottoline and Adam Dunn“No, I didn’t base it on a real case. I never base anything on real cases. I never do any ripped-from-the-headlines stuff.”

So states bestselling, Edgar Award-winning crime novelist Lisa Scottoline during a breathless interview between parking lot […]