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What's on Your PowerBook? 

Michael Patrick Flanagan, Freshman Congressman From Illinois:

Double-dare bet from buddies to run

Map of Fifth Congressional District

My script for neighborhood canvassing

Computer darts game

How I spent my 1993 earnings ($8,800)

How I plan to spend my House salary ($133,600)

Mileage records for dad's Nissan

Scanned photos of the Gipper

Plot summaries of Agatha Christie novels

Copy of Contract With America

Rosty's 17 indictments

My NRA application

Relatives I could stay with in D.C.

Bowling team roster

Dirt on Rich Roeper

Names of powerless, unknown committees I'll be assigned to

List of '96 Democratic challengers

My resume

Steve Albini, Chicago's Most Important Rocker:

Bitter denunciations

List of bands I've recorded

"You're a Fucking Idiot, That's Why"--memoirs in progress

Shellac tour schedule

"Great Thoughts of Bill Wyman"

My published zine articles

List of hype-happy, b.s., insubstantial bands from Chicago

My Mensa application

Hostile accusations

Indie label database

Scans of brain-splattered photos from Headache EP cover

List of people who hate me 1980-1987

List of people who hate me 1988-present

The good version of "In Utero"

Locations of good pool halls

Future band names even more offensive than "Rapeman"

Angry recriminations

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): photos/Charles Eshelman, Cynthia Howe; photo manipulation/Albert Richardson.

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