Bear with me…
A long time ago – like nine years – during the early years of KC Confidential there came an irritating, irascible comments section dude named Jojo. Talk about rude and offensive, this dude made just about everybody’s skin crawl. He was a train wreck readers couldn’t turn away from.
Nobody was safe.
Then suddenly, he went away.
However many weeks or months later another equally gifted, odorous comments section dude named Harley rose from Jojo’s ashes and carried poor taste to new heights – or depths – depending on your perspective.
New KCC readers marveled at Harley’s caustic mix of obnoxious wit and flashes of fleeting, borderline genius. With rare exception, poor taste was the dude’s middle name. He was so bad he was good – a train wreck – a funny guy at times.
However for many readers – and a number of past and present KCC writers – Harley’s contributions to the site was a mixed blessing.
I’ve generally taken a bemused, tolerant attitude toward Harley.
Because at times he can bring more to the table than his trademark relentless, repetitive rants.
Other times, less so. Continue reading