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Why is my blog called Inhuman Swill? Because you can unscramble the pieces to make William Shunn.

The fourth largest church in America?

As the Republican National Convention gets into full swing today, one of the topics that probably won't be talked about very much is Mitt Romney's religion. It's odd that this has become such a non-issue during the campaign, given that...  read

“Let's see where our Curiosity takes us”

One of my earliest memories is of standing with my father after dark on the front lawn of our home in Highland Park, Los Angeles. He pointed at the moon and told me, "There are men up there right now."...  read

In the marvelous mind of Gene Wolfe

I had no idea what to expect when I arrived at the Sanfilippo Estate last Saturday afternoon. I certainly didn't expect to feel as if I were literally walking into the mind of Gene Wolfe, but that's what it was...  read

The Book of Mormon: The Musical: The Review

It used to be that when people would find out I'm a former Mormon, they'd ask me whether or not I watch Big Love and how closely it matches my experience of growing up in Utah. (Answers: "Yes" and "Not...  read

Boxed in

One of Chicago's great selling points as a "livable" city is its alleys. Unlike New Yorkers, Chicagoans can stash their smelly garbage bins out back and keep them off the sidewalks. If they're lucky enough to have a garage, like...  read

On the other side of the doorbell

They finally caught up with me. It was bound to happen eventually. It was Sunday evening. My wife and I had only been back home for a couple of hours after a long weekend in New York City. The doorbell...  read

A higher attraction

If we were zombies I promise you that I would love you for your brain ...  read

Robert A. Black Golf Course, Warren Park, Chicago

Golfers in the rain with travel mugs of coffee, like this is their job. ...  read

Raaarrrr

I come to you, love, like a zombie in your thrall, hungry for your brains. ...  read

You are here

you are here the southern tip of roosevelt island east river easing by to either side beside your wife astride the bikes you rode like phantoms through the hushed streets of queens over the red bridge at 36th ave you...  read
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