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Leonard Pierce
Works at MTG Management Consultants
Attended Arizona State University
Lives in Seattle, WA
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On the blog today, Jyoti wishes they were not ALL California girls:

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/04/16/going-to-california/
Dearest Ranjit, Greetings from America! How are you? How is your family? How is your uncle Jayanta? You should really speak to him about seeing a physician, as I am told that the gout can develop i...
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Today on the blog:  it's the return of Calendar Man, bringing you kids up to speed on his retirement and why it's hard to break into the super-villain game these days.  

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/04/10/chillin-like-a-villain/
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Today on LP dot com:  Easter's comin'.  May way for Jesus.

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/04/04/jesus-on-the-main-line/
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I just did my taxes using the new 1040-H ("Harsh Version"), and frankly, I don't think it's for me:

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/03/31/taxing-very-taxing/
Do You Have To File? Of course you have to file. What, do you think you're special or something? With your fancy lawyers, or your inability to speak English? You think that means you don't have to ...
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More blogging!  Today:  Satan and the Mafia, two great tastes that taste great together.  Will this be my last post concerning Lucifer and/or organized crime?  I bet not!

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/03/25/runnin-with-the-devil/
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This weekend, I saw Jonathan Glazer's new film, "Under the Skin", a cryptic and disturbing sci-fi/horror film starring Scarlett Johansson.  It's one of the most fascinating and compelling movies I've seen in a long time, and it's highly recommended if it's playing in your area.  Here's my extended thoughts:

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/04/14/the-most-beautiful-fraud-under-the-skin/
Scarlett Johansson is, and I mean to do her no disservice by saying so, more a movie star than an actress.  She is one of those rare individuals in Hollywood who has attained a status so iconic tha...
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Today on the blog:  memoirs of a Fruit Brute.

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/04/06/the-monster-mashed/
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Lately, a video by Wil Wheaton -- giving mostly on-point advice to a young girl about being bullied -- has been making the rounds.  Because I am a joyless old creep, I had an issue with some of the things he said, and how he used some if the same -- and, I think, deeply misguided -- arguments used in defense of homosexuality.  Cultural determinism stinks, read all about it:

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/04/02/geekological-determinism/
Wil Wheaton's career has described a curious arc around the atmosphere of pop culture.  He came to fame starring as Wesley Crusher in Star Trek:  The Next Generation, a teenage prodigy and transpar...
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Special bonus bloggery:  how fun IS a barrel of monkeys, anyway?

http://www.leonardpierce.com/blog/2014/03/23/more-fun-than-previous-projections-indicated/
To: Dr. Carl Wynand <cwynand@sci.duke.edu> From: Dr. Alyssa Stark-Palatine <astark_p@sci.duke.edu> Subject: Progress on Project Bedtime Carl -- I appreciate the time and effort you put ...
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Occupation
Freelance writer, content editor,semi-professional media intake device.
Skills
Editor, writer, project manager, program planner, administrative and support professional.
Employment
  • MTG Management Consultants
    Content Production Coordinator, 2013 - present
  • Self-Employed
    Freelance Writer, 1987 - present
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Currently
Seattle, WA
Previously
Glendale, AZ - Phoenix, AZ - Peoria, AZ - Los Angeles, CA - Oxnard, CA - Chicago, IL - Irving, TX - San Antonio, TX - Columbia Heights, MN - San Carlos, Mexico
Story
Tagline
That guy folded like a wet watermelon.
Introduction
I am a freelance writer and editor in and around Seattle, WA.  I like drinking and sleeping, but I do more of the former than the latter.  I can be found in various haunts, desperately pleading for good sushi.
Bragging rights
I have one of the world's largest collections of impenetrable anecdotes.
Education
  • Arizona State University
    English, 1992 - 1994
  • Glendale Community College
    General, 1988 - 1992
  • Glendale High School
    General, 1983 - 1986
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Male
Other names
Slowdeath