Monthly Archives: October 2008

Ether for FOX News and Young Fat Black Men

Ether. 1. An old, bonafied man worked the grounds of Millsaps College, one of my undergraduate institutions. The skinny joker drove around campus in a broke-down blue and white pick-up; I think he called it Pony. Afro-sheen as his witness, … Continue reading

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Ether for My Dumb Black Ass

Ether. I got a really thoughtful note from a young woman/mother/lawyer/wife/friend who reads Cold Drank. I’m hardheaded so it takes me a while to accept my blind spots. This note did it for me.  Hi Kiese. I read your note … Continue reading

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Reasonable Doubt, President Obama, White Anger and Us — Ether

  1. Ether. “I’m not wearing anything with Obama on it,” Mama tells me over the phone tonight, “and you shouldn’t either, Kie, definitely not when you drive down here for Christmas.” This is that rare time in my life … Continue reading

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Ether (featuring Anger, Katt Williams and Switches) — The Prequel

Ether. -1. Two nights ago, Bill O’Reilly invited me into the No-Spin zone. Bill and I tossed it up about OJ, Rush Limbaugh’s fat foolish desperation, manipulative senior professors, black anger, an Obama victory and racial backlash. After telling Bill … Continue reading

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