Articles from Cheeseburger Gothic
I think Putin has fucked himself. There is, unfortunately, a very good chance that the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will not survive this war. But there is almost zero chance now that Putin will. I'd put good folding money on either the generals or the spies shooting him in the back of the neck, especially if he actually tries to use battlefield nukes.
I have, of course, been speaking too much time reading about the invasion of Ukraine. I have a small connection to the place, via my publishers there, Bookraine, who brought out a local language version of Felafel last year. I just got a second edition in the mail the other day.
I told them not to send any royalties. I figure they need the money more.
Some faves that really spoke to me, man:
Perhaps the most accurate term to apply to your situation is “seriously injured and lost in the woods.”