Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Article: "A Christian Thanksgiving" by Damien Lee Thorr

A Christian Thanksgiving
Article by Damien Lee Thorr

Spend all day preparing a meal while bickering because something is not postcard perfect. Go out for last-minute items, rushing through a store, and belittling supermarket employees because you think your skin color is superior, and ignore beggars asking for food on your way to the car. Bicker once again at the dinner table and complain the turkey is too dry. Then you sit in front of the TV set after eating more than you should have. Rise up early and complain there are too many leftovers while you strap your handgun to go shopping for Black Friday bargains at Walmart. You threaten those who get in your way and shove people around as if it’s your right. You shout the N-word at Walmart employees because the checkout lines are too long for your patience to endure. You go on home and ignore more poor people on the streets as you define yourself as a Christian...

Damien Lee Thorr is the composer and lead guitarist for the popular, classically influenced and openly atheist/political activist metal band Predator, has authored many essays and editorials for Asphyxium Zine and written he horror-erotica novel “The Vampire Journals”. Check out Predator’s 2011 full length "Born in Blood" at Youtube and visit their official site at

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