The Devil Comes in on Little Cat Feet

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At The Coffeelicious, Jonathan Carroll notes that bad news doesn’t always have a loud soundtrack:

People always think the devil works loud — Fire! Brimstone! Lightning and thunder on arrival! Here I am — start shaking, Mortal. But the truth is most of that noise is just for show. The real bad stuff arrives in silence.


David lives in central Ohio and works for a sports newspaper. He is a regular contributor to Nervous Breakdown and Andrei Codrescu's Exquisite Corpse. More from this author →