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The Man on the Monon (If You Believe)
Mythic Indy

The Man on the Monon (If You Believe)

"And MaryAnn got very quiet, in a way that Lou was not used to, and she looked this way and then the other." And Sweet Lou looks back in this Mythic Indy story by Ben H. Winters.
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Song Lyrics Reconsidered
Features

Song Lyrics Reconsidered

"Way down the list of immediate concerns is the plight of the roses. In fact, if the bombs begin to fall, #&%* the roses!"
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Ransom Place
Mythic Indy

Ransom Place

"By all accounts, Briley Bryant was a beautiful child, a coffee-colored cupid crowned with a halo of dark curls." A Mythic Indy story by Corey Michael Dalton.
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Punchlist, Week of 4/31/14
Punchlist

Punchlist, Week of 4/31/14

"Here he approaches the craft of birch bark canoe building through a profile of one of its few remaining practitioners, the irascible young Henri Vaillancourt."
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Short Hair
fiction

Short Hair

"Also, who put you up to this, Paula? You’re a professional reporter in her early 30s and you’re dressing up like a high school boy to write a tell-all piece about our football team?"
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Tell Me What You Want
fiction

Tell Me What You Want

"She doesn’t know that despite the eight hours I spend in here each night, the column takes only an hour to write, and no, I’m not actually working on a novel." New fiction from Kate Bickell.
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Phoning It In from the Coast
Features / Mad Men /

Phoning It In from the Coast

"The best episodes of Mad Men are like the best episodes of Seinfeld: you can watch them over and over for the shear pleasure of the story, without any knowledge or care about what comes before or after. " Was this one of them? Ken Honeywell has an opinion.

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We Love the Pacers More Than Everything
Features / Indianapolis /

We Love the Pacers More Than Everything

"These community pitch-ins for our basketball (or football) team are always sold within the context of the great economic impact the team has on our city. And that is just a lie." Ken Honeywell loves the Pacers, too.

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Party Time
Visuals /

Party Time

The weekend is a matter of perspective. As usual, Rolli's is a little warped.

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Our Walks
First Person /

Our Walks

"Picking up shit isn’t an exact science. You must consider the placement of the pile, if anyone is watching, the possibility of several shits, and the condition of the bag." Nick Honeywell walks his dog.

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Ask A Hack Writer
Features /

Ask A Hack Writer

"I have to admit that hack writing is something I just drifted into. So I guess tip number one is to enter into a numb state where nothing really matters except setting one foot before the other to make it to the other side of the void." Practical advice from Esmeralda Weatherbee.

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Tacobellanide
First Person /

Tacobellanide

"To give the Breakfast Taco its own paragraph would be an insult to the written word. It was as if someone had incorrectly prepared a Flatbread and tried to hide their mistake under a folded-over rubber blanket of lies." Andy Bankin's life has been changed forever.

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Spiced Coffee
Fiction /

Spiced Coffee

"Yesterday I asked her on a date. She says she doesn’t go on dates. I showed her the recipe for my coffee and she took it with her. Said she had some place to be. I said I ought to be there with her, wherever that place was, but she was snooty and ignored me." New fiction from Robin Wyatt Dunn.

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Passionate Justice

"In his new book Passionate Justice: A Progressive Memoir in Essays (The Educational Publisher, 2013) Wolfman does the impossible. He focuses on his passion for social justice within the classic essay form and marries it with stories from his own life." Amy Abbott reviews Jonathan Wolfman's new book.

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