Eddie Pepitone

Eddie Pepitone is a stand-up comedian and actor based in L.A. He has toured all over the world and continues to speak truth to power even though he doesn’t feel well. He can be reached at eddiepepitone.com

 

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And Now, Another Word From a Fanatic

On September 5, The New York Times’ David Brooks published a communiqué from an internet extremist. On the same day, the Prospect also received a message from this same individual. 

Prospect illustration/photo by Mandee Johnson Photography/@mandeephoto On September 5, The New York Times’ David Brooks published a communiqué from an internet extremist. On the same day, the Prospect also received a message from this same individual. We have chosen to publish it below. I am alone. I am in a basement. I am in a house. I am alt-right. I am alt-left. I am left yet wrong. I am wrong yet right. I hate myself even though I listen to Eckhart Tolle all day long in my car with avocado toast points and freshly squeezed orange juice. I have a loaded shotgun pointed at any website I choose to comment on. I do jigsaw puzzles of hate while watching 60 Minutes . I only watch 60 Minutes for 10 minutes. I have no concentration: per my generation. I take Adderall to tie my shoes. I take Molly before watching This Is Us . I am prone to bouts of Nutella while watching Ballers . I am alone. Did I say that? I have no moral center but I do have caramel swirls of viciousness...