ALS Ain’t Elvis, but It Sure Can Seem Like It Is

ALS Ain’t Elvis, but It Sure Can Seem Like It Is

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ALS Ain’t Elvis, but It Sure Can Seem Like It Is

The 1987 song “Elvis Is Everywhere” by Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper asserts the omnipresence of Elvis Presley. Despite the first-glance outlandishness of the song’s premise — fittingly, the single is found on the album titled “Bo-Day-Shus!!!” — I am sympathetic to its construct. The idea of an all-pervasive force occasionally haunts me. ALS can feel like it is ubiquitous. Clearly ALS has inhabited me. But is it an around-the-clock, all-consuming presence spun into every…

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