Joe MacLeod

My Own Personal Jesus

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A Holy Day of Obligation meant we weren’t in the classroom for a couple of hours. Instead, we were in church—which can be entertaining, or at least interesting if it’s a cool church full of statues and art and stained glass and candles.

From Preachy
On September 13, 2021

A Month’s-End Associated Press (AP) Photographic Celebration Of: HELL

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The HMM WEEKLY IMAGE DOWNLOAD DAY is also a reminder that The Brick House Cooperative spends money to bring you the best—or, in this case, the most—online content we can.

From Hmm Weekly
On August 31, 2021

MR. WRONG: Check, Please

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Do you know and/or remember what “checks” are?

From Hmm Weekly
On July 22, 2021

MR. WRONG: LATE ADAPTER

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Meanwhile, ha! I beat you, Apple! I think!

From Hmm Weekly
On July 15, 2021

A Month’s-End Associated Press (AP) Photographic Celebration Of: BOX

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IT’S ALMOST JULY 4, a day when We The People are encouraged to celebrate Independence. Less than a week before that, however, is the final day of June, which means The Brick House’s monthly allotment of Associated Press photos is dissolved. If we don’t use up those images, they don’t roll over to the next month, […]

From Hmm Weekly
On July 1, 2021

DISPOSSESSIONS: A Sinkhole

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IT’S KIND OF hard to make out in the pictures, but we had a sinkhole in our tiny Baltimore-rowhouse front yard.

From Hmm Weekly
On June 22, 2021

DEP’T. OF HEALTH: I Failed My Blood Test

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If you got the COVID, after you recover, the proof doesn’t stay in your blood for long, it’s like the Common Cold, you get one, you get over it, you are somehow not able to get another cold for awhile, and then eventually you get another goddamn cold. I sure hope America is ready for that kinda Reality with COVID-19.

From Hmm Weekly
On June 8, 2021

MR. WRONG: Summer of Spam

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Meanwhile, whose Summer is it? All I can think is: Summer of Sam, that was an Ownership of a Summer, you could look it up!

From Hmm Weekly
On June 1, 2021

Ten Writing Issues a Computer Found in This Possibly Computer-Written Press Release

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Now nobody’s accusing anybody of plagiarism, that’s just Grammarly dot com being Grammarly dot com.

From Hmm Weekly
On May 22, 2021

MR. WRONG: CICADA

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Cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada cicada.

From Hmm Weekly
On May 18, 2021

MR. WRONG: Office Birthday

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The Man wants Control. The Man wants you to Obey. The Man wants theirs first, dig? The Man is not your friend, and not your fam! The Man!

From Hmm Weekly
On May 11, 2021

ITEMS OF ANTICIPATED VALUE – Item No. 2: Luke Cage, HERO FOR HIRE No. 13 diptych

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HMM WEEKLY proudly enters the realm of NFTs with a three-part artistic meditation on financial or technological hope

From Hmm Weekly
On April 28, 2021

DISPOSSESSIONS DEP’T.: Uninterruptible Power Supply, Interrupted

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SZZZ-NAP! CRACKLE! PZZZ-OPP!!!

From Hmm Weekly
On April 22, 2021

MR. WRONG: Mars Needs Robots

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Anyway, don’t go to Mars, seriously, I heard there’s this seasonal methane release on Mars that the Scientists have observed.

From Hmm Weekly
On April 14, 2021

TOUGH GUY DEP’T.

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He’d give a lotta advice about how to fuck people up in a fight, and it was hard to not take him as an overcompensating tough guy.

From Hmm Weekly
On April 13, 2021