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On Brocialism, Hillsogyny and trouble at the political discussion group.


Sexual frustration and dysfunction have been used as metaphors for fascism since fascism first raised its ugly, half-hard erection. It is in that satirical tradition I am operating here. I guess.

Jeff Dorchen reads Amber A'Lee Frost's Baffler article My Kind of Misogyny: I Don’t Care If They Call a Warhawk “Cankles” and then writes his own radio essay - on a new name for Hillary Clinton that I feel gross about writing here, on brocialism and silverbackness, the noncharismatic character actor-ness of Bernie Sanders, second degree transplaining at his monthly political discussion group, and the sour defeaty undertaste of victory in 2016.

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Jeff Dorchen

Jeff is a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, fiction writer, poet, playwright and screenwriter. He's been a playwright, songwriter, and performer with Chicago's Theater Oobleck since 1988, a writer and actor with Red Baron Films since 2000, and a contributor to This Is Hell! since 1996. He currently lives in Los Angeles.


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