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Cockroach Shock and Awe Part Two: Beyond Therapy

July 3rd, 2005: At 7:10 this morning I was enjoying the sleep of the innocent when I felt something tickle my knee. The sensation did not resemble the occasional trickle of sweat I ignore these sultry nights without air conditioning; … Continue reading

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Cockroach Shock and Awe, or, Why I Need Therapy, Volume One

My room has cockroaches. In the month I’ve lived in my East Village Apartment, I’ve not seen a single roach in the kitchen, bathroom, or even in any of the corridors of my marginally-gentrified Jimmy Carter-renovated apartment building, where some … Continue reading


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