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Luke O'Neil
Weekly dispatches from the pit of despair
Created 25 Jul 2018
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  • I grew up in a funeral home
    14 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 0
    Harold Hoch/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Last month Harvey Day wrote on the absurdity of the costs of our death rituals in America. Read more
  • Everywhere is the gallows now
    11 Sep 2021 • 23 min read • 12 0
    I have forgotten 9/11. Literally I mean. I remember waking up in my yellow bedroom in my shitty seven loser flophouse in Allston with the brown standing water in the bathtub and the maggots in the pan...
  • No New Women’s Prisons
    11 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    Today Bill Shaner reports on an anti-incarceration march in Massachusetts organized by Families for Justice as Healing among others. In April he reported for Hell World on the (still ongoing) strike b...
  • We can’t keep doing the same thing over and over for decades
    08 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 6 1
    Thank you as always for your continued support. It means a lot. This one will be too long for email so open it in a browser window. Today an essay on the work of the Pakistani-born New York City-based...
  • The only relevant part of their attendance records
    04 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 8 8
    Hello here is me: Read more
  • We are required to suffer no injury ourselves we are simply empowered to injure
    01 Sep 2021 12 5
    Fuck U Greg indeed. (Sergio Flores/Getty Images) UPDATE: Read more
  • I don't actually think that all of these people believe we're in Hell
    28 Aug 2021 • 10 min read • 17 6
    Probably gonna be a lot of shit in here today that pisses us off (this one is also long so you’ll need to open it in a browser) so let’s start out with something I find to be genuinely Nice. Set the i...
  • Turn on the blood spigot baby!
    23 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 17 1
    Thank you for reading. Please support independent media like this newsletter if you can. Get 30% off forever The centrist media is in a frenzy over Biden’s decision to pull out of Afghanistan the like...
  • Having our dead bodies sold back to us
    20 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 8 5
    While numbers vary state by state, whether you’re insured or not, and on how complicated the delivery itself is, the average cost of having a baby in America ranges into the multiple thousands of doll...
  • Can we please please please at long last do the right thing?
    17 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 28 4
    All of that killing and for what? All of that dying and for what? All of the mountains of money that could have been spent on anything else besides killing and dying set on fire until the smoke from i...