Ian Carey

Ian Carey considers himself the victim of a particularly ingenious curse from one or more wrathful gods, as evidenced by his slight talent in several artistic disciplines but adequate talent in none--a rare and tragic malady he believes to be shared by not more than 82 percent of his generation. His attempts to bravely persevere in the face of this self-created calamity have been seen at McSweeney's, and are available in a more frequent (and therefore less potent) dosage at his Web site, Wrapped Up Like a Douche.

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