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Just a Thought

His certainty that he’d find what he wanted had no relation to how likely it was that he’d find what he was looking for. That little fool had become a full nut, and nuts are always sure of every thing. … Continue reading

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Politics can’t be watched like sports. The media got confused because both events happen in real time, the coverage seems similar. —Penn Jillette/Sock

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Keep voting for the lesser of two evils and things will just keep getting more evil. —Penn Jillette/Sock

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It doesn’t do any harm to be progressive and fair in fiction. —Penn Jillette/Sock

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That’s why stories are so wonderful: they end. You can get your mind around them. You can enjoy the arc. Real life doesn’t have closure. —Penn Jillette/Sock

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Irving had said “Ask the smart girls out. The ones who are always reading. get yourself into the advanced study groups and act like a punk. Check out what they’re reading. It’s Henry Miller and Anais Nin. The seduction has … Continue reading

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Once she’d become a stripper, her christian family disowned her. When she stopped being a stripper, she hadn’t told them. Her family had been punished for believing their imaginary friend was more important than their daughter. —Penn Jillette/Sock

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Men are made by the mob; sock monkeys are made by grandmothers to sell at church sales. We know the church is worse than the mob, but grandmothers are all that is good. —Penn Jillette/Sock

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Those women know there’s something creepy about a guy who enforces other people’s rules. Maybe if cops were paid more they wouldn’t be that creepy. Teachers aren’t paid much and they’re creepy without being sexy at all. —Penn Jillette/Sock

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Half Again As Much

This book was phenomenal. The cultural references are staggering, and although I didn’t play the game of find each reference as I was reading, I found it interesting that someone went to the effort to catalogue all the pop culture … Continue reading

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