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An imaginary tree-climbing pachyderm who writes about news, politics, and culture. Not necessarily in that order.

Groups: Chicago Kossacks

Home Page: http://ocelopotamus.com

Diaries published: 10 (1015 days since last diary on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 11:52 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 163 (856 days since last comment on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 01:23 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 158

Total Comment Ratings: 549

Most Recommended Diary: La Vie en Rose (Pink Nail Polish and Sissyphobia), 34 comments, 33 recommends

People Following Ocelopotamus: 7

Ocelopotamus's Most Recent Diaries:

So I'm on the #36 Broadway bus today, around lunchtime. An off-duty CTA driver gets on, takes a seat in the back and starts eating a sandwich. After a few minutes the bus stops at a light. The off-...
by Ocelopotamus
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 11:52 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Context: This essay was written for, and performed in, the November 19, 2011 edition of The Paper Machete , a weekly showcase for Chicago journalists, ...
by Ocelopotamus
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 04:26 PM PST with 9 Recommends
A little context: The following piece was written to be performed in the 3/26 edition of The Paper Machete , a weekly showcase for Chicago journalists,
by Ocelopotamus
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Mar 27, 2011 at 01:39 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Cross-posted from Ocelopotamus.com . From Friday's AP story on ...
by Ocelopotamus
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2008 at 08:06 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Cross-posted from Ocelopotamus.com . In Florida a 7-year-old was covered in bruises after a man (seemingly his father, but the story isn't clear on the ...
by Ocelopotamus
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2007 at 10:27 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Cross-posted from Ocelopotamus.com . Just riffing off this most excellent ...
by Ocelopotamus
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2007 at 03:20 PM PST with 16 Recommends

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