On the Bus to Crazy Town

Nick Masesso, Jr.

“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign, blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind; Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?”   – Signs – Five Man Electric Band

An old desperado and sometimes accomplice obsessed with badgering an unfortunate list of victims with apocryphal urban legend fairy tales promoting fear and confusion; sends me nutso conspiracy porn advocating America as the great Satan; things like W and the Israeli Mossad perpetrated 911, the Boston Marathon bombing being a “false flag” operation and every imaginary mysterious cataclysmic event that the shadow government of the USA is supposedly responsible for; from Mrs. O’Leary’s cow kicking over the lantern that started the Chicago fire to the scourge that was typhoid Mary and AIDS. Frustrated with my rejection of his host of wild theories, he sent me the following screed attached to yet another loopy Alex Jones/ Unabomber/ Timothy McVeigh style manifesto.

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About circusinpurgatory
Nick Masesso Jr’s fictionalized short stories, poetry and prose have been published in the Starry Night Review, Elegant Thorn Review, Language and Culture.net and Vagabond Press; the Battered Suitcase. His latest book “Armor of Innocence” and first book “Walking the Midway in Purgatory, a Journal” are available on-line and through bookstores.

One Response to On the Bus to Crazy Town

  1. Paulie O says:

    You talking about the old girlfriend made me think of Keb Mo singing his song, “old me better” Keb’ Mo’ – “Old Me Better” – Live from Mountain Stage

    |   | |   | |   |   |   |   |   | | Keb’ Mo’ – “Old Me Better” – Live from Mountain Stage | | | | View on http://www.youtube.com | Preview by Yahoo | | | |   |

    From: “Nick Masesso, Jr.” To: orngard@yahoo.com Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2016 9:15 AM Subject: [New post] On the Bus to Crazy Town #yiv4828113395 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv4828113395 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv4828113395 a.yiv4828113395primaryactionlink:link, #yiv4828113395 a.yiv4828113395primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv4828113395 a.yiv4828113395primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv4828113395 a.yiv4828113395primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv4828113395 WordPress.com | circusinpurgatory posted: ” ” | |

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