“I couldn't live a week without a private library
- indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor
before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.” ― H.P. Lovecraft

Whistling In The Graveyard: March 06, 2005

Saturday, March 12, 2005

Oh, I almost forgot. Remember how I said if I didn't get $20 by Friday I was going to have to kick Jay in the nuts?

Well I got $20.

I fact, I got the $20 from a single kind donator the day after I put the post up. I waited till now to say anything in case someone else was going to donate.

And you didn't, you heartless bastards.

Anyways, I'm not going to disclose the donator's name without thier say-so. If they want the world to know they can take credit in my comments section.

Suffice it to say that I, Jay, and most importantly, Jay's nuts, thank you very much.

Thursday, March 10, 2005

OK guys I'm back, and as promised here's that good news.

By now you all know about my health problems and about how the government has been fucking with me. Some of you also know that about two weeks ago, give or take a few days, I called the office of West Virginia Senator Donna Boley.

Well I got a call on Tuesday morning from the good Senator's office. Her secretary told me that it looked like I'd be getting both Medicaid and money to help me pay my bills. They said if I didn't hear something by Friday (tomorrow as I write this) then call the office back and they'll find out why.

So this is good news indeed, but I'm not holding my breath just yet. I've dealt with the government too much to think I'm out of the woods on this.

As usual, I'll keep you informed.

In any event it better happen soon as my bills still seem to have no trouble finding my house.

One in particular is bugging me. My electric bill got behind enough a while back that I got a shut-off notice and I'd been riding the wave before it, just paying off the over amount for a while. Eventually I got on a payment plan and slowly paid it off and now all I owe is a regular bill with no back balance.

Sweet, huh? Yeah, I thought so too. Then I got two bills this month. One of them is my regular bill. The other one says that if I don't give them $50 as insurance against falling behind again then they're going to shut off my electricity.

That's right. When I owed them about $100 over my regular bill they didn't shut me off, but now that I'm caught up they'll shut me off if I don't give them extra money.

Money that, goes without saying, I don't have to give them.

Is it just me, or does that kinda suck? I mean, what's the point of trying to get ahead? Oh well, I'm gonna call them tomorrow and tell them that unless I get my government aid I can't pay that, so they'll either have to wait for it or fucking eat it. If they don't like it I'll call the better business bureau.

Or perhaps a certain Senator...

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

I stole this from Sid.

I'll post later today, I have news. GOOD news, but now I must sleep. You can fuck around with this quiz and maybe swing by TerriblyWrong.com and at least see the new comic strip. You can even use the handy new link I just put in over to your left.

Revel in my brilliance you undeserving bastards!!!

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Sunday, March 06, 2005

This just in:...

Goat killed, meat sold for crack
Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Post-Gazette.com

Four men stole, killed and butchered a goat so they could trade its meat for crack cocaine, police said.

Police charged four Connellsville men with theft, receiving stolen property, cruelty to animals, and criminal conspiracy yesterday for the Dec. 24 incident in Bullskin Township, Fayette County.

James Walter Albright, 37, dragged the 4-year-old pygmy goat from its pen with a rope and tied the animal to a shrub, where he and Charles W. Smith Jr., 20, killed the animal by beating its head with a hammer or a steel pipe, police said.

The men then took the goat to Smith's residence, where his father, Charles W. Smith, 48, and Gilbert Wesley Fisch, 38, skinned the animal and cut it up.

It was not immediately clear if the men have attorneys. The Associated Press could not locate home telephone numbers for the men.