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When I was a small child, my parents taught me to believe in Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sand Man, and Jack Frost.  The Sand Man was an invisible but kindly little spirit who came every night, just before bedtime, and gently sprinkled soft sand into the eyes of small children.  When these same...

I'd always get pissed off when, on IRC in a punk chat room, people would just assume I was white. Even when I gave them my pics, they'd think of every ethnicity but black to guess as my race.
 
When I would tell them, "Well, I'm half black and half white," they'd be shocked.
 
"You're black?...

It is 11:00 in the morning, but it looks like sunset, the air tinged with an eerie orange-gray light. Southern California is on fire, and we are breathing it in.
 
Yesterday, my son wanted to bring his scooter outside. He put on goggles, wrapped an Ace bandage around his mouth. It wasn't enough protection against...

This Manic Mama is back with an interview with the raddest of dads Tomas Moniz about his award winning zine and book Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood.
For more information about Rad Dad: http://raddadzine.blogspot.com
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"I'd rather be free than rich or poor."

This week TMM talks to documentary filmmaker Luci Westphal about her film All's Well and Fair. The series juxtaposes the lives and ideals of 3 single punk rock moms in the 1990s, and takes up the story again to examine their realities and...

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