Confessions: On Religion

Almost nothing will put the fear of god into you like the police. Police with attack dogs. The canine unit. The woof. The snapping jaws of death that will wring your neck out dry before you’ve even had your Miranda Rights. Breakfast. Treat. An eviscerated trachea. Good boy. Dinner.

Buried underneath as much foliage was available in the company of two horrendous mouth-breathers, watching the infinite loop of police sirens from a distance, the dogs inching closer, I found god.

At age 16 I was ready to tell him all my sins.

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Restaurant workers legally allowed to pay for rent and groceries with compliments

Starting in January of 2018, restaurant workers who rely on tips – e.g. servers, bartenders, hosts, and bussers – will be able to pay for day-to-day expenses using the compliments they receive for their service in lieu of actual money.

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A burst of microaggressions shattered what would regularly be an uneventful night at the Masquerade Bar in Capitol Hill last Friday, and ended in what Monterey Sheriff Adam Brody is calling “a miracle.”

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