“Of Online Anger, Puppy Dogs and Ice Cream,” an essay for the Anger and Revenge issue of the eminent journal Creative Nonfiction, is just out on the newstands. Buy your copy here.
Puppy dogs and ice cream, you say? What could that have to do with anger and revenge? Well, that was the topic of the final post for my Times Union community blog, and elicited comments hateful and heated, from people accusing yours truly of a homosexualist agenda to promoting killing puppies with chocolate. After almost a year of blogging and getting insulted by anonymous state employees–
Douchetard! Check your facts! You simply don’t know what you’re talking about.
–it seemed to be my cue to go out on a high note.