Posts Tagged: sociopaths

The Rumpus Interview with Lee Clay Johnson


Lee Clay Johnson discusses his novel Nitro Mountain, growing up with bluegrass musician parents, and what people are capable of under the right set of circumstances. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with M.E. Thomas


M.E. Thomas, author of Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight, discusses writing a memoir, being a lawyer and a Mormon, the unreliability of memory—and, of course, being a high-functioning sociopath. ...more

The Boss from the Hell Bosses Already in Hell Get Sent To



From the self-employed comfort of my couch and a distance of about thirty years, oil company CEO Edward “Tiger Mike” Davis gives excellent memo; his contemptuous, petty rants read like the love song of Daniel Plainview.  But for anyone unlucky enough to have been working in the Houston office of the Tiger Oil Company in 1977, or anyone who has had a jerkhole boss of even remotely sub-Mike proportions, they might trigger a post-traumatic flashback.