purely coincidental

“This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance of characters to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.”

It just dawned on me in a new way how retarded that disclaimer is. I mean, I already knew it was a crock anway– I was in grad school when that whole JT LeRoy thing happened; I worked in a bookstore when Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil was huge– I get it. But it just hit me now in a more legalistic way.

I don’t think I ever really understood how hypocritical playing the law actually is before I moved to Mexico, where they don’t seem to do it as much as in other places that I’ve lived.

I used to want to be a lawyer when I was a kid. Actually was still considering law school up until a few years ago.

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