"His voice was all jacked up, like a garbage disposal learned English."
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"Did we have a sense, a dim suspicion, that Major Bad Shit was on the way?"
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"Austin was chopping a carrot when I realized I could never love him, not really."
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(Because You're Okay With Everyone Mistreating You)
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"Already, we have questions. Is she therapist or interrogator?"
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A newsletter about cops, ghosts, and the humanimal inside us all
"Carol decided the maniac pounding on her door deserved the kill. The life of a door-to-door murderer, she figured, couldn't be easy."
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"Before each lesson, Willard liked to treat himself to a moment of hateful anticipation."
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"My sister dug the Jack Kavorkian types, spry mummies holding otoscopes to the ears of the world’s Tommys and Tracys with spotted hands."
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“As two sheets of 8.5 by 11 printer paper, her vague, theoretical predicament was now upsettingly real.”
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"No one asked me if I thought the alligator was a good idea."
"When White Puke first explained his plan, it sounded like free money."