…that the idea of insurance is a great one but the reality of getting your parked car hit by a drunk kid in his mom's truck with scam insurance and then having to negotiate the value of your car with your own insurance company that has determined the cosmetic damage is too costly to fix so fuck it, it's a total loss, we'll settle with you for a third of the resale value of the car is not so fucking great.
Literate Ape is a literary digital 'zine and a dumping place for the random musings of a small shrewdness of diverse apes who managed to learn to read and write and use computers.
ABOUT THE APES IN CHARGE
Don Hall — co-editor
Don Hall is a freelance events consultant, founder of Literate Ape and author of three books, Like a Burning Moth With No Idea How He Caught on Fire: A Collection of Word Jazz, Strippers, Guns, and the Holocaust Museum and If a Tree Falls and other Essays by an Angry White Guy in Chicago.
David Himmel — co-editor
David Himmel is the author of A Camp Story and the forthcoming novels Previously Recorded and Hope Idiotic. He is the former editor in chief of Chicago Health magazine.