Category Archives: Hatboy’s Nuggets of Crispy-Fried Wisdom

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On this day, back in the final year of the Twentieth Century, I turned twenty-two. I was in Manhattan, cowering in a dingy hostel and all alone in a city of eight million people. No small fraction of whom were … Continue reading

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The Rings of Power

Okay so I guess we’re talking about this. There is a new piece of the Lord of the Rings saga being adapted for the screen. After the functionally-impossible-to-top trilogy of the early 2000s and the well-meaning prequel trilogy of the … Continue reading

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Little Soul

Today we found Sandy, our old Siberian dwarf hamster, had curled up in her little house and died. Sandy was a good hamster. She’d lived a long life – over two-and-a-half years – and had been getting steadily scruffier and … Continue reading

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The Sad Case of Lauren Hough

I don’t want to make this comment into a whole post but this has turned into another really fascinating facet of online and modern human communication culture. Also, I got blocked on Twitter! I get it, blocking is damage control … Continue reading

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Ulkomaansplaining: Sima

Sima, or mead, is a classic sweet drink brewed for the 1st of May around these parts. In Finland they call the day Vappu, and it’s a day of general merriment and drunkenness (I may have talked about it before … Continue reading

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Saying Things On The Internet

I don’t think I ever talked about this directly, or made a blog post about this specific case. I know I’ve talked with a few of you about it to varying degrees of depth. But anyway, there’s this YouTuber who … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of Gina Carano (A Hatboy’s Lukewarm Sociocultural Events™ Special)

(I added this as a podcast interlude, using the female (Remy) voice. It’s pretty fucking funny.) Once upon a time, there was a martial artist turned actor named Gina Carano. She played an evil mutant in the first Deadpool movie. … Continue reading

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Weak Ass (P)ideology

Remember the WAP song? Remember how conservative snowflakes lost their minds about it[1]? It was funny. P-word is, uh, female genitalia. Classic. One facet of it has been rattling around in my head for a while, and it’s a silly … Continue reading

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Interlude: Good Man

Courtesy of Twitter, and a good conversation I had recently with my boy Aaron. I haven’t had much to put on the blog lately but this seemed to fit the bill. I’ll return to normal production as soon as possible. … Continue reading

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Interlude: Post-Trump USA (guest blog by Aaron T. Patriot, featuring Hatboy and Dave Chapelle)

My esteemed associate and friend Aaron raised the following issues and I have been seeing a lot of the same sort of discussions on Twitter. I keep seeing people say that Republicans are now feeling what we felt in 2016. … Continue reading

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