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Mr. Obsolete

The other day I caught a glimpse of myself 50 years from now: I am the old man who’s trying to sell remote controls separate from the machines they used to “control.” Call me Mr. Obsolete. Read more →


There’s never been a better time to be a crippled dog than right now. I’ve been coming across more and more three-leggers, whose missing limbs always make me think there’s some sort of camera trick going on. On my most recent trip to L.A., I met a dog in Roxbury Park with a spinal injury. Its normal-sized torso was grossly… Read more →