Lit Writ

Narcissist on the Esoteric Radio

  • Graphic Alex Manley

For the purpose of this program, we will attempt to engage in extemporaneous, and dare I say sagacious discourse.

However, without being too grandiloquent, I’d like to first rescind some ostensibly “egregious errors” I committed while recounting a recent story that reported foals were gorging on venison in South West Africa.

Ahem…

Firstly, and most significantly, I must strongly emphasize the illogicality in hypothesizing that such a pungent carcass would attract quadripedal mammals.

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Instead, I’ll genuflect before my God — my mirror…

(Pause)

Applaud; that’s what you should do.

But, of course, I have been placed here to deliver the news.

So, without further ado…

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I am charming.

(The end)

This article originally appeared in The Link Volume 31, Issue 17, published January 4, 2011.

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