Many of you have probably read the very cool blog alicublog run by Roy Edroso. It's been both insightful and entertaining. Anyway, he could use our help.
Roy Edroso, the tireless, intrepid detective blogger at Alicublog who dives day after day into the polluted Coney Island waters of conservative punditry ("urinous brine and scraps of old paper, orange rinds and soaked hot dog buns," is how Saul Bellow once described a similar expedition into the shallow depths of bad prose and bad faith), has hit a rough patch.
He lost his Harlem sublet, came up dry on other rental leads, and has moved into a friend's spare room in Inwood. But that's not what makes the patch rough:
I'm sure there's plenty else...charming about Inwood, but I have been too sick to notice. I caught a chill New Year's Eve, spent two days I should have spent packing incapacitated by fever, and my lungs and sinuses are full of epoxy. Also, though I am very grateful to my buddy for lending me his spare room, it has seen little use and no absolutely no cleaning since the 28th Olympiad, and I'm not sure this is facilitating my recovery.
A restored, recovered Roy Edroso is vital to journalism and sanity, especially now that the House has been taken over an even crazier group of Republican crazies, a confederation of Atlas Shruggers and
So a PayPal donation site has been samaritanly set up by a fan and frequent commenter at Alicublog named Jay B since Edroso himself, as TBogg explains, "refuses to ask for help...the big fucking martyr."
Yes, if he were Protein Wisdom's Jeff Goldstein he'd be blegging every month when not crybabying that he's so persona non grata that nobody links to him anymore or invites him out to wine tastings.
Here's the link to donate to Edrosothon.
If you want to send checks instead, you can use C&L's PO BOX and I'll make sure to pay out the amount. Just write 'Roy" in your note section.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Thanks for helping a blogger out.