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In praise of the Sun, the last free thing on Earth.


I know you're all busy with your Insty Grams and your Teddy Grahams and your Taylor Swift and your foie gras, I know those things are very important. Your party clothes. Your chewing gum. But just in case you're ever interested, there's a giant sphere of blazing hydrogen and deuterium plasma that's about a million miles in diameter hanging in the sky. Hanging in the sky. It's just hanging there, smashing subatomic particles together into new elements. Just right up theeeerre.

In a heliocentric Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen considers that G-type main-sequence star just sitting there, 93 million miles away, shining all over our our money, our happiness, our sadness, our Bill Murrays, our privatizers, our property-is-thefters, our Mexicos, our baseballs, our capitalists, our artificial shortages - basically everything under the sun, all day.

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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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