Michael Kindt (1968-2017)

“We’re saddened to announce that we lost a member of the CLASH family this week. Author and CLASH journalist Michael Kindt (April 14th, 1968 – February 21st, 2017) passed away unexpectedly at the age of 48.”

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Bulker

“Here’s a bulker, as opposed to a tanker. These girls haul dry stuff, like coal and iron ore. If one takes on water, it won’t screw the whole damn boat.”

The Redundancy of Names

“I don’t get the name Cobblers for a team. I’m sure I could dial up a reasoning and a history for the name on the internet, but fuck that shit, man. I groove on mystery.”

Paper Boy

“I used to deliver papers. It wasn’t a childhood thing. I was a grown man, a very poor grown man.”

“Eats A Mean Pussy”

“… is what I successfully prevented myself from putting in the ‘special skills’ section of this job application I’m filling out.”

Jules Verne, Bitch

“Have you ever read him? I bet you haven’t because only recently have his works, his actual works, become available in English.”

The Malfunctioning of America

“The purpose, as we all know, of a study is to give an agenda the appearance of scientific authority. Grant money must be justified, and the giver of the grant appeased. In this day and age a study is a form of marketing, a pretty good one, and certainly better than a commercial.”