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Reason #19 why I’m going to hell

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Pardonnez-moi, monsieur. Je ne l’ai pas fait exprès.
(Pardon me, sir. I did not do it on purpose.)
Last words of Marie Antoinette

I made this a few months ago. It’s wrong and I’m sorry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by The Bagel of Everything

February 6, 2008 at 4:50 am

TL;DR Biography: Timothy Leary

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Timothy Leary:
Invented LSD, wrote computer science textbooks, performed with Skinny Puppy. 

Timothy Francis Leary was born October 22, 1920 in Springfield, MA. His childhood and adolescence were wrought with discipline issues, though he eventually went to college and then served in the US Army during World War II, eventually earning a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Alabama during his stint. His Ph.D. came from the University of California at Berkeley. Leary married and had 2 children with his first wife, who offed herself in 1955, making him the coolest single parent in the school system. It also left Leary disillusioned and atheistic.

Leary eventually landed in the faculty of Harvard and studied in great detail the behavioral model known as the Interpersonal Circumplex. (A more complex, updated model that Dr. Tim designed would come to be known as the Leary Circumplex.) It was during his time at Harvard that Leary enshined himself as a hero to the counterculture when he learned about Lysergic Acid Diethylamide–known to most as LSD or “acid” and known to this writer as “yellow-blotter-nightmare-fuel”. His hypothesis was that LSD might help alcoholics in recovery and reform criminals. His studies not only proved the hypothesis, but showed that acid made Grateful Dead concerts infinitely more interesting and caused brown fringe leather jackets to “look groovy”. Leary even stated the profundity of his own acid trips convinced him once and for all that there was a God. The joy of his breakthrough was short-lived, as Harvard booted his hippy ass soon thereafter. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 3, 2008 at 9:32 am

Sex between Men before Homosexuality

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October 15, 2007 at 10:35 am

TLDR Biographies: Egon Schiele

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Too Long; Didn’t Read Biographies: Part 1

I do not feel punished; rather purified – Egon Schiele, 1912

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Egon Schiele June 12, 1890 – October 31, 1918

Egon lived only 28 years, but what a fucked life it was.
Estranged from his mother, he lived with his syphilis-crazed father and little sister (whom he was suspected of molesting) until age 15, when The French Disease took his father.
Egon enrolled at Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna in 1907, just months before Adolf Hitler was rejected from the school.
In 1912, he was arrested for abduction and seduction of young girls, and possession/creation of pornographic drawings. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by The Bagel of Everything

August 3, 2007 at 12:35 pm