Ben Tripp

Ben Tripp is America’s leading pseudo-intellectual. His most recent book is The Fifth House of the Heart.

Missive from an American Patriot

Smorchen Not Mi Blwe Shoon

Reaper Squeezins

Beggars Collide

Spare Change

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

We, the People

Bring on the Next War!

Still in the Clover

Enquiry in America Today

Resistance is Impossible–But Not Futile

I’m So Screwed

On Fleeing the Country

Everything New is Old Again

The Socially Conservative Male

Republicans Sweep

America, Love It or Leave It

No News is Good News

A Fork in the American Road

My Night at the Oscars

Bonzo, Wherefore Art Thou?

Rewriting History

War: What Is It Good For?

The Cost of War

Beginning of the End?

Tanks for the Memories

Epistle II: the Reawakening

Religion: an Epistle

Right Down the Middle

America, O Mighty River

It’s an Ill Wind

The Big Easy Takes a Bath

Moses on Top of Old Smokey


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The Flame Gutters

Tales from the Dark Incontinent

The Inevitability of George W. Bush

Voltaire, I Can Dig Your Rap

Negative Space

Situation Desperate

Romance: Advice from a Pro

Insomnia and Sarcasm

Busting the Filibuster

The Wayward Airplane

Letters on Wittgenstein

Pocket Furniture

Civilization and War

Off With Your Appurtenances!