Dog bites, cellphones and an incest invitation

Humanity is apparently in steep decline.

By Cary Tennis
Published April 23, 2002 7:39PM (EDT)

Steeped in the rough-and-tumble spoken-word movement, boiled in punk rock, roasted in alcohol, pressure-cooked in American literature and turned like a newel post on the lathe of American journalism, Cary Tennis considers life's most pressing questions in audio form most every week on Salon.

This week, three separate occurences involving a cellphone, a dog bite and an invitation to commit incest seem to indicate that mankind is indeed in a steep decline.

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