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Explaining the Financial Crisis and the Bailouts (non-fiction by Julian X)  Explained in simple, easy-to-understand language.
Meet the Cunt #3:  The Republican Party (non-fiction by Julian X)  Get real.  Republican sins and why no one should take them seriously ever again.
Meet the Cunt #2:  Glenn Beck (non-fiction by Julian X)  Psycho Fox host Glenn Beck embarrasses himself yet again, explaining that ACORN controls the planet's tides.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 7:  "On Location" (multimedia by Julian X)  Julian and Greg conduct a podcast outside... in a rainstorm.
The Pug and the Finch (scripts by Julian X)  Fincha was a strange little finch who fell in love with a lonely pug.  But can a love between such different species survive?
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 6:  "The Paradox Hour" (multimedia by Julian X)  Julian attempts to prove Greg's idiocy by testing his understanding of logical paradoxes, such as that of Odysseus's ship.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 5:  "Legal Mutilation of Babies" (multimedia by Julian X)  Greg and Julian argue over circumcision.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 9:  "When is Rape Good?" (multimedia by Julian X)  Julian gets his wish and hosts an abbreviated podcast by himself, letting loose his inner demons.
Literary Escort Services Podcast:  The Lost Episodes (sitenews by Julian X)  Getting caught up on the podcast.
Keep Smiling (poetry by Mark Osborne)  A short poem on an inevitable right of passage into self-awareness.
Untitled #11 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  The last from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #10 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 10 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #9 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 9 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #8 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 8 from Poetry on Chan.
Meet the Cunt #1:  Exxon (non-fiction by Julian X)  All about the real corporate horror behind the Exxon Valdez oil spill, on the occasion of that spill's 20th anniversary.
adult contentThe Incinerator (poetry by Sean Garcia)  Another piece, inspired by yet another muse, with names changed to protect the guilty.
Military Display (poetry by Julian X)  A brief poem.
Dick Chaney Endorses Torture, Killing Americans (non-fiction by Julian X)  Chaney and the pro-torture lobby now cross the line into treason.
Untitled #7 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 7 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #6 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 6 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #5 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 5 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #4 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 4 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #3 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 3 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #2 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 2 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #1 (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Number 1 from Poetry on Chan.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 4:  "Totalitarian Japan, Part 371" (multimedia by Julian X)  Greg finally wraps up his story of his time in Japan, including his long-promised sexual encounter.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 3:  "Ugly Americanism" (multimedia by Julian X)  Greg continues his long and rambling story of his time teaching English in Japan, experiencing culture shock, and denigrating the local culture.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 2:  "Greg's Endless Rambling" (multimedia by Julian X)  Greg continues his explanation of his time in Japan.
adult contentLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 1:  "Japan, Police State" (multimedia by Julian X)  Beginning our second season, Greg returns and explains where he disappeared to at the end of last season.
adult contentA-mazing a-mazos (scripts by Julian X)  A comic book script about the Amazons, horrors to the ancient Greeks.
adult contentaudio availableLetter to the Other Man (poetry by Julian X)  For the men too attached to kindness to understand (their and women's biologies).
From Italy to Japan (poetry by Gregory Wilde)  Lying to tell the truth, we ruin everything with a trail of smoke.
Palin on the Supreme Court (non-fiction by Julian X)  Dissecting Palin's answer on Roe v. Wade.
Palin Gaffs (non-fiction by Julian X)  Some of Palin's greatest hits.
Palin (non-fiction by Julian X)  On McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as his Vice-Presidential candidate.
And When We Long, We Long as Gatsby (non-fiction by Julian X)  Appreciating and understanding F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.
“On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity,” 25 December 1629 (non-fiction by Julian X)  Milton uses a poem on Christ's birth to bend time and space.
Invocation to the Poetic Journey to Epic: “Hail native Language” (in “At a Vacation Exercise”) (non-fiction by Julian X)  John Milton, as a young man, invokes his own poetic journey, wrapping all of his subsequent works in autobiographic meta-poetry.
"W - a - l - d - e - n," a large number of words by "T - h - o - r - e - a - u" (non-fiction by Julian X)  A major essay on Thoreau, writing, and American identity.
The Old Conventional Metamorphosis:  Transvestitism in The Taming of the Shrew and Shakespeare (non-fiction by Julian X)  Implications of cross-dressing in Shakespeare, paying particular attention to The Taming of the Shrew, that greatest of Shakespeare plays on gender.
The Mistaken and Apologetic Chorus:  Shakespearean Faultlines in Henry V (non-fiction by Julian X)  An essay by Julian Darius on the Chorus in Henry V and what it points out about the play's contradictions.
Cast Away Review (non-fiction by Julian X)  A satirical review, by Julian Darius, of the Tom Hanks picture, focusing on his character's love affair with Wilson.
I Need a Secretary (non-fiction by Julian X)  On the film Secretary and its social and philosophical implications.
Against Gardner (non-fiction by Julian X)  An essay critiquing the theory of multiple intelligences, attributed to Howard Gardner.
Love the Good Women, Boys, Love the Good Women (non-fiction by Julian X)  An essay on love and relationships... and a necessary counter-balance to men's knowledge and acceptance of their identities as men.
How to Have Fun with Scrabble (non-fiction by Julian X)  A post-colonial and postmodern linguistic analysis of the classic game Scrabble.
The Party’s Raging but the Messiah Stands Us Up (non-fiction by Julian X)  A brief message on religion and the freedom one slowly finds in its absence.
Podcast Season 2 Coming (sitenews by Julian X)  New material coming soon.
audio availableHydroplaning (poetry by Julian X)  Contingency, self-deception, and trauma.
adult contentPulling the Cheese from the Mousetrap:  Donne’s “The Bait” as (Anti-)Pornographic Narrative Fantasy (non-fiction by Julian X)  A new reading of Donne's "The Bait," as well as pornographic elements in Renaissance poetry that are often ignored by critics.

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Literary Escort Services Podcast:  The Lost Episodes (by Julian X)  Getting caught up on the podcast.
Explaining the Financial Crisis and the Bailouts (by Julian X)  Explained in simple, easy-to-understand language.
Meet the Cunt #3:  The Republican Party (by Julian X)  Get real.  Republican sins and why no one should take them seriously ever again.
Meet the Cunt #2:  Glenn Beck (by Julian X)  Psycho Fox host Glenn Beck embarrasses himself yet again, explaining that ACORN controls the planet's tides.
Meet the Cunt #1:  Exxon (by Julian X)  All about the real corporate horror behind the Exxon Valdez oil spill, on the occasion of that spill's 20th anniversary.
Dick Chaney Endorses Torture, Killing Americans (by Julian X)  Chaney and the pro-torture lobby now cross the line into treason.
adult contentaudio availableWatching Alice Die (by Julian X)  Thinking about chest pains, dying, and when Alice put a bag over her head.
The Basement (by Gabriel Montagné)  A psychological tale.
adult contentaudio availableDrunken Rant (by Julian X)  The creator, caught on tape.
adult contentaudio availableHarsh Country (by Julian X)  Another terrible man ends another failed relationship.
Shedding Skins 7 (of 7) (by Julian X)  In which we conclude our bizarre but wonderfully evocative tale of lizards and coats.
Keep Smiling (by Mark Osborne)  A short poem on an inevitable right of passage into self-awareness.
Untitled #11 (by Gregory Wilde)  The last from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #10 (by Gregory Wilde)  Number 10 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #9 (by Gregory Wilde)  Number 9 from Poetry on Chan.
Untitled #8 (by Gregory Wilde)  Number 8 from Poetry on Chan.
The Pug and the Finch (by Julian X)  Fincha was a strange little finch who fell in love with a lonely pug.  But can a love between such different species survive?
adult contentA-mazing a-mazos (by Julian X)  A comic book script about the Amazons, horrors to the ancient Greeks.
Ninjapug, Chapter 2:  "The Sad Reconnaissance of the Other!" (by Julian X)  In which Ninjapug (the pug who is a ninja!) meets his greatest enemy.  A script for a 10-minute (or so) animated show.
Ninjapug, Chapter 1:  "The Deadly Start of the Great Warrior Pugs!" (by Julian X)  The origin story of Ninjapug, the pug who is a ninja!  A script for a 10-minute (or so) animated short.
The Only Squirrel in Hawaii (by Julian X)  The script to an illustrated children's book about a squirrel, stranded by fate in Hawaii.
Winter 2006 (by Julian X)  Images of winter in Illinois.
Gregory Wilde's 2003 Europe Pictures (Series Two) (by Gregory Wilde)  The final series of 2003 Europe pictures.
Gregory Wilde's 2003 Europe Pictures (Series One) (by Gregory Wilde)  A series of pictures taken in Annecy in 2003.
Florence Pictures (Series Two) (by Gregory Wilde)  The second series of European pictures taken from January to March, 2008.
Florence Pictures (Series One) (by Gregory Wilde)  The first series of European pictures taken from January to March, 2008.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 7:  "On Location" (by Julian X)  Julian and Greg conduct a podcast outside... in a rainstorm.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 6:  "The Paradox Hour" (by Julian X)  Julian attempts to prove Greg's idiocy by testing his understanding of logical paradoxes, such as that of Odysseus's ship.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 5:  "Legal Mutilation of Babies" (by Julian X)  Greg and Julian argue over circumcision.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 9:  "When is Rape Good?" (by Julian X)  Julian gets his wish and hosts an abbreviated podcast by himself, letting loose his inner demons.
adult contentaudio availableLiterary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 4:  "Totalitarian Japan, Part 371" (by Julian X)  Greg finally wraps up his story of his time in Japan, including his long-promised sexual encounter.