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Visiting Haworth Parsonage
Poetry

Visiting Haworth Parsonage

"She’s worried about the cost of paper, of ink." A poem by Kristine Chalifoux.
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Noir Noir: A Minimal Thriller
Fiction

Noir Noir: A Minimal Thriller

"He stayed in. Drew blank faces. Precincts he didn’t know corresponded. Fat chance." Flash Hybrid Noir fiction by Forrest Roth.
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I Lurked on White Supremacist Websites So You Don't Have To
First Person

I Lurked on White Supremacist Websites So You Don’t Have To

Ken Honeywell has been reading the comments sections on white supremacist websites. Because: Know your enemy.
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Leap of Faith
Poetry

Leap of Faith

"Yesterday, I flew. Packed my juju / into the pit of my gut and stepped off the Golden Gate Bridge." A poem by Emile DeWeaver.
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Films About Ghosts
Fiction

Films About Ghosts

"The monitor’s beeping competed with the volume of the zombie action on screen." Fiction by Sam Watermeier.
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Two Poems by Romie Stott
Poetry

Two Poems by Romie Stott

"I don't mind when people pick their teeth / pick their nose / mess up the punchline." Two poems by Romie Stott.
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Please (Don’t) Give
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Please (Don’t) Give

"For the love of humanity, don’t give. By not giving, you will provide valuable counter and desktop space to a person who so desperately needs it." Jordan Lints wants to know if you really understand how this works.

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Lyricbuster: Timberlake + Timbaland = Timberriver
Features / Humor /

Lyricbuster: Timberlake + Timbaland = Timberriver

The Song: “Cry Me a River”, 2002 song by Scott Storch, Timothy “’Timbaland” Mosley, and Justin Timberlake, performed by the latter. Of course, there is an older song by the same title, but Lyricbuster thought it best to give the …

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Poet
Fiction /

Poet

"Mom was angry when they came to our house. Whey they brought me here. She fought the two men. They seemed nice enough to me." By Michael Mahoney.

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Adventures of the Book Liberation Brigade
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Adventures of the Book Liberation Brigade

Elissa Brown heads the Book Liberation Brigade.

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Classic Review: The Sound and the Fury
Humor / Reviews /

Classic Review: The Sound and the Fury

If I had to describe Faulkner’s writing in one word, it would be ABSTRACT. If I had to describe the experience of reading it in two words, they would be ARMY CRAWL. Literary critics called Faulkner’s style “experimental.” This is …

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IndyCar Drivers Appreciate the Futility of Their Experience
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IndyCar Drivers Appreciate the Futility of Their Experience

IndyCar drivers appreciate the futility of their experience, always on their first lap looking for provisional qualification, up against the wall before they run down the straight shoot. They are conservative on the outside and daring in the pits. They’ll …

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Strip Your 500 Festival Princess
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Strip Your 500 Festival Princess

Take the time required to strip your 500 Festival Princess of her royal wrappings, and she reveals her beauty, her golden purity, her biscuits with a side of sausage gravy. If you are patient and special, she gives you tender …

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Films About Ghosts

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Films About Ghosts

"In front of our TV, medical monitor cords spread across the carpet like vines on a forest floor. The monitor’s beeping competed with the volume of the zombie action on screen." Fiction by Sam Watermeier.

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