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Asshole Jason is dead! Long live Asshole Jason! | February 16, 2016
Today, a look back at my decade in the "emotional wilderness" otherwise known as my thirties, and an examination of the things that have recently happened in my life that have finally brought that age to an end.

The Jens Lekman Incident. | October 9, 2011
In which our humble narrator attends his first rock concert in a decade, buys his very first online ticket, and has a crying fit in the middle of a Jens Lekman show, over realizing that his decade-long "karmic time of penance" for being such an asshole when younger is finally at its end.

What is so far officially my favorite embarrassing old college photo yet posted by an ancient friend rediscovered at Facebook. | January 31, 2009
All right, motherfuckers; I JOINED FACEBOOK. Happy? Here, some thoughts on how strange it's been to get reacquainted with a whole series of old college friends there, in some cases for the first time in decades.

I've been feeling like a horny teenager recently. And that's not necessarily bad. | May 30, 2008
The longer I go in this period of enhanced solitude I find myself in these days, the more my thoughts about sexuality seem to be changing. Today, more on the subject, and how I believe this ties into just how much of an asshole I am on any given day.

Jason, meet sexual tension. Sexual tension, Jason. | December 5, 2007
A recent experience with a friend reminds me of the subject of sexual tension, and of how different a thing it is based on where one is in one's life. Today, lots more thoughts on the subject, which to warn you get pretty explicit at points.

[story] Sonnet for a heavenly body | August 4, 2002
An online version of my 2002 story "Sonnet for a heavenly body," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 2001-2004."

[story] You are all the Prozac I need. | August 4, 1999
An online version of my 1999 story "You are all the Prozac I need.," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1999."

[story] Yet another small poem for DG | August 4, 1999
An online version of my 1999 story "Another small poem for DG," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1999."

[story] strangeplastikrobot | August 4, 1999
An online version of my 1999 story "strangeplastikrobot," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1999."

[story] An obscene poem for my new lover | August 4, 1999
An online version of my 1999 story "An obscene poem for my new lover," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1999."

[story] Jane the Geek | August 4, 1999
An online version of my 1999 story "Jane the Geek," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1999."

[story] Bitch and moan | August 4, 1999
An online version of my 1999 story "Bitch and moan," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1999."

[story] You and I will never love again | August 4, 1998
An online version of my 1998 story "You and I will never love again," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1998."

[story] Taking a lover | August 4, 1998
An online version of my 1998 story "Taking a lover," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1998."

[story] My girlfriend (a found poem) | August 4, 1998
An online version of my 1998 story "My girlfriend (a found poem)," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1998."

[story] Margo says | August 4, 1998
An online version of my 1998 story "Margo says," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1998."

[story] I wish I were a machine | August 4, 1998
An online version of my 1998 story "I wish I were a machine," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1998."

[story] Guggenheim | August 4, 1998
An online version of my 1998 story "Guggenheim," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1998."

[story] The dirty violent little things you have done to me (and the other dirty violent little things you have yet to do) | August 4, 1998
An online version of my 1998 story "The dirty violent little things you have done to me (and the dirty violent little things you have yet to do)," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1998."

[story] Well, Steve Albini was nice to me | August 4, 1997
An online version of my 1997 story "Well, Steve Albini was nice to me," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1997."

[story] The potential, the kinetic | August 4, 1997
An online version of my 1997 story "The potential, the kinetic," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1997."

[story] The night we pretended we were married | August 4, 1997
An online version of my 1997 story "The night we pretended we were married," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1997."

[story] I wanna be your spleen | August 4, 1997
An online version of my 1997 story "I wanna be your spleen," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1997."

[story] The dog who loved too much | August 4, 1997
An online version of my 1997 story "The dog who loved too much," also found in the book "Chicago Stories 1997."

[book] Chicago Stories 1996 | August 4, 1996
The online table of contents for my book "Chicago Stories 1996," including direct links to HTML versions of all pieces found therein.