The Trackappears in a magician, gone..., the player
This is one of the author's favorite places.
The Freewayappears in the freeway life, drive through hell, what am I doing?
This is where Chinaski drives fast and wild.
Chinaski's catsappears in working it out, another casualty; supposedly famous
These are Chinaski's constant companions in the present.
Captain Walrusappears in let's make a deal
This is a fictional deity to whom Chinaski prays in let's make a deal.
Rejection slipsappears in the Master Plan, death sat on my knee and cracked with laugh
These items, generally from the Atlantic Monthly, are the bane of young Chinaski's existence.
The Bombappears in putrefaction, let 'em go, someday I'll write a primer ...
This refers to the nuclear escalation between the USSR and America. It is a metaphor for stupid paternalistic terror in the 1980's.
Chinaski's typewriterappears in I'll take it..., this
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