Author Archives: Sean Murphy

About Sean Murphy

SEAN MURPHY (@bullmurph) is the author of Not To Mention a Nice Life and the best-selling memoir Please Talk about Me When I’m Gone. He's a columnist for PopMatters and writes frequently about the technology industry. His work has also appeared in Salon, The Good Men Project, The Village Voice, AlterNet, Web Del Sol, Punchnel’s, and Northern Virginia Magazine. He has appeared on NPR's "All Things Considered" and been quoted in USA Today, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Forbes and AdAge. Check him out at seanmurphy.net

Thom Jones: The Pugilist at Rest (in Peace)

Thom Jones was not a one-shot wunderkind so much as a career scrapper who banged back at a world intent on beating the shit out of him. Continue reading

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More Human than Human or, Do Atheists Dream of Electric Sheep?

Your opinion on whether Deckard is human or replicant might offer insight into your philosophy regarding morality, and even existence. Continue reading

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RICH ASSHOLES PAYING NO TAXES IS UNPATRIOTIC

If you’re unwilling to pay your fair share for the services that often make America exceptional, you’re letting the country know no rules can, or should, apply to you. Continue reading

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Taxi Driver: 40 Thoughts for 40 Years

Taxi Driver may be the most important American film, and 40 years later, it still talks to us. Continue reading

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Three Perfect Albums, Ten Years Later

Three career defining albums by three very different artists, reappraised ten years later. Continue reading

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Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Bern

Memo to the implacable and petulant Bernie Bros: if Hillary is good enough for your hero, she’s good enough for you. Continue reading

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50 Bullet Points Concerning America’s Gun Psychosis

If you’re still alive, you’re not Orlando. Do something. Do anything. Continue reading

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