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Lies My Cousin Told Me That I Believed
Poetry

Lies My Cousin Told Me That I Believed

"that Methodists drank blood for communion, / and worshipped in the dead of night," A new poem by Meg Eden.
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Punchlist, Week of 7/28/14
Punchlist

Punchlist, Week of 7/28/14

"I have always know the pleasure of reading, but I have found a deeper pleasure this year..." What Ken Honeywell has been reading.
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Two Poems by Leora Bard
Poetry

Two Poems by Leora Bard

"amen" and "Box": two new poems by Brooklyn spoken word poet Leora Bard.
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Two Poems by Natalie Solmer
Poetry

Two Poems by Natalie Solmer

"Lady of the Supermarket Lilies" and "Leaving a Lover": two new poems by Indianapolis poet Natalie Solmer.
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The Meaning of Life (in One Thousand Words or Less)
Features

The Meaning of Life (in One Thousand Words or Less)

Why are we here? Where are we going? Punchnel's wants to know.
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Washing Instructions
Features

Washing Instructions

"Materials: 100% Cotton. Instructions: Wash in Cold Water. Swear you’ll remember this because it’s a slim fit and you’re already working hard enough to suck in that gut." Tara Campbell knows laundry.
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Recent Stories

Signification
Fiction /

Signification

"It started hailing just then, not violently or anything, just a tink-tink-tink against the concrete of the walkways outside, a rustling of the oak tree’s leaves. It’s the kind of thing that rarely seems important but always seems worth noting. The stupid specificity of that weather." New fiction from Zach VandeZande.

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Before I Start, All You Need to Know at This Point in the Story
Fiction /

Before I Start, All You Need to Know at This Point in the Story

"This is also where we meet Gregory, who is eighteen and sowing his wild oats, if you know what I mean. Sex. I mean sex. Gregory's having lots of it." New fiction from Matthew Fogarty.

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Let's Get Lost?
Film / Reviews /

Let’s Get Lost?

"All maps, no matter how detailed, leave plenty of room for secrets." Robin Beery reviews Trap Street, which appeared at the 2014 Indy Film Fest.

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The Writing Life: Dealing with Fame
Visuals /

The Writing Life: Dealing with Fame

So you want to be an author? Rolli shows you what it's going to be like.

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Random Review: Quiz Results
Features / Random Reviews /

Random Review: Quiz Results

"It is hard to be angry about being classed with one of the most powerful badasses known to fiction." Jen Bingham is Darth Vader. And other characters, whether she likes them or not.

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Classic Review: 1984
Book / Reviews /

Classic Review: 1984

"Like so many sci-fi authors and Tarot card readers, George Orwell sat down one day, combed out his half-mustache, and pondered the fate of humanity." Jamie Leigh kicks off Classic Reviews with 1984.

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Punchlist, Week of 7/21/14
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Punchlist, Week of 7/21/14

This week’s listmaker: Robin Beery. Robin lives in Indianapolis and is a writer/producer at Well Done Marketing. As a writer and amateur philosopher, I’m always thinking. Sometimes I even think about my own thinking, and that’s when things can get …

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Let’s Get Lost?

"All maps, no matter how detailed, leave plenty of room for secrets." Robin Beery reviews Trap Street, which appeared at the 2014 Indy Film Fest.

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