Essays & Images on Cities, Travel and Contemporary Culture. A web journal of James A. Clapp, Ph.D., an UrbisMedia Ltd. Production

Carpe Diem: 2020.04.01 2020 PANDEMIC NOTES 1

A VIRAL RECKONING AND A LINGERING BERNIE

I happen to be one of those people who do not believe that everything that happens happens for a reason. But I do believe that it is very easy to come Read More

Carpe Diem: 2020.03.3 Another Surrender

America’s string of military surrenders masquerading as peace treaties remains intact. After 19 years of war in Afghanistan America has decided to wave the white flag and pretend it has effected Read More

Carpe Diem: 2020.O2.12 HE IS THE LAW

“I’m not blind”

Hooray! We made it! Sieg Heil! We have become the Third Reich! Now that Trump has got the Senate Republican cowards to ratify that he is “above the law” and that whatever he does to and Read More

Carpe Diem: 2019.11.19 NO WONDER

Just in case anyone in the outside world is wondering—HEY! IS ANYONE FUCKING WONDERING?—just WHY the Hong Kong protestors began their dissent with their objection to the People’s Republic Read More

Carpe Diem: 20159.10.29 BONESPUR’S BETRAYAL

In my previous Carpe Diem, I came off as someone who was not easily given to forgiving. Actually, where I can, and where there is contrition and lack of evil intent, I prefer to be forgiving Read More

Carpe Diem: 2019.10.25 UNFORGIVABLE

Carpe Diem: 2019.10.21 SLAM DUNK ASS-KISSERS [REV]

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If the young protesters of Hong Kong require any additional indication of what life will be like under the lifelong Read More

Carpe Diem: 2019.10.10 THE 2019 NOBEL; STILL UN-DISCOVERED

 

Again, in vain (and vanity), I waited for that middle-of-the-night phone call from the Nobel committee on literature to inform me that they had finally seen the light, at the last elevated their Read More

Carpe Diem: 2019.09.18 #ThemToo

I know, I know, some of you are saying right now, “This just isn’t like Dragon City Journal. He’s not misogynistic, and he’s always respectful of women. Calling them stupid and ugly, Read More

Carpe Diem: 2019.09.05 EUROTRUMP

Trump Europe

Some readers might have missed Donald Trump’s fudgy cartographics with a map of the projected path of Hurricane Dorian in which the prez decided to extend the projection to the state of Alabama Read More

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