Extra Evil – Extra Early

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Extra Evil
The Dennard Dayle Newsletter
January 26, 2022

“Extra Early”


A Vatican edict denounced making fun of Vatican edicts.

A Florida law demands voters prove their grandfather wasn’t woke.

Analysts expect a Web3 bubble burst around the end of this sentence.

Stephen Breyer announced his surprise retirement from the most stressful legal job in America.

A “Great Resignation” thinkpiece writer switched to more fulfilling work.

Surveys indicate the best newsletters come out a few hours late.

War Journal

Somehow, someway, I’m a Columbia adjunct professor now. It doesn’t make sense to me either. Hopefully I only drive one student into therapy.


A fun surprise: there’s a preorder giveaway for my book Everything Abridged through Barnes & Noble, with the code PREORDER25. It runs until Friday. Get in now to silence the negative voice in your head.


I glanced at news from a few different pits today. They all characterize polarization as a problem. Which makes the op-eds more than a little confusing. It feels like a speech on pacifism from Kublai Khan.


I’ve been trying a new sleep strategy: none. So far, it’s liberating. Deadline pressure is a thing of the past when the day gets a third longer. It’s perfect, aside from occasionally passing out in public.

The Present

Befitting my status as an ivy league educator, we’re still marching through a reread of Naruto on Weeaboo Hell. Expect the third round in the near future.


I’m still playing around with a Twitter text adventure, Space Vengeance – Retaliation. We’ve hit the retaliation part.

 The Past

Remember that time traveler short? It’s hard for me to forget.

The Future

We’re three months away from Everything Abridged‘s release. Which, as I mentioned, you can preorder for 25% off with the code PREORDER25 until Friday.


I have two articles in the pipeline. I think they’ll start some entertaining flamewars. It’s like inspiring people, but much, much funnier.


Insane Nonsense From Broken Minds limps towards reality. I’m a big fan of the artist’s style, and willingness to draw the horrors I write down.

One Sentence Reviews

Erasure – The best flavor of bitterness. (4.5/5)

Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian – Exists. (2.5/5)

Clown Girl – All the Pagliacci depression the title promises. (4/5)

Signing off

Thanks for reading Extra Evil, the newsletter that definitely came out this morning.


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