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Far from the maddening crowd: Misanthropy loves company.


I am just like anyone else, I graciously admit. And yet I am better, because I have standards. I won't join an army, unless it's the army of the downtrodden marching to take back the stolen fruits of their cultures and labor. I won't pledge allegiance to any group demanding I pledge allegiance. I won't go to a barbecue if the hosts are vegan or otherwise clueless about what really matters at a barbecue. I won't salute. I won't goose-step. I won't wear a uniform. I won't chant – especially not, "The people, united, will never be defeated!"

In a singular Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen makes the case for humanity in very small doses, finding generosity and solidarity among little groups of people - before the whole joint gets stunk by a teemming mass of jagoffs, rednecks, Hillarybots, Bernie Bros, Evangelicals, nonbelievers and other assorted chocolates in life's rich pageant.

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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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