they say elephants never forget. the same can be said of trolls.

So, I get back to the office after my trip to the English countryside and there is a mysterious envelope in my inbox for me.  Postmarked “Louisville, KY” and with no return address, even though I don’t know anyone in Louisville.  I open it up and the only thing inside is a single sheet of paper:


Suffice it to say, this one had me scratching my head for awhile.  And I double-checked the envelope to make sure there wasn’t any white powdery anthrax inside or anything. But then I realized who it was from:

Lonely Donut Man.  The guy who used to write anonymous poems on my previous personal blog back in 2004-5, and then vanishing with an e-mail I was able to trace to some random civil servant for the state of Kentucky.  He used to have a thing for making references to feral children on my blog, which I had completely forgotten about until I started googlevestigating in my own archives.

Author: jeremy

I am the Ethel and John Lindgren Professor of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.

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