August 26, 2011
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This Week in Bullshit, 8/26/11

Our National Phallic Symbol gets a warning from God. Childhood obesity versus eating disorders. And other bullshit. Traci Cumbay investigates.

August 25, 2011
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Gourmet Food Trucks in the City of Angels

“Consider an urban area of 500 square miles with clogged freeways and side streets and a general boredom of the fare offered within walking distances and you have the perfect setting for the food to come to you.”

August 25, 2011
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Revisiting Tinker Creek

A second reading only validates Jenny Walton’s fuming dislike for Annie Dillard’s well-known and well-respected Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

August 24, 2011
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Tornado

“twisting to touch what had been once imagined/then built then lived in a home a prison a coffin.” A new poem from Mimi Brooks.

August 24, 2011
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Everything And More

The hard part about building a disguise kit is you don’t know who’s going to be wearing the makeup, and other life lessons. Chapter 2 of a serial novel by Alex Mattingly.

August 23, 2011
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Punchout: Mirror Traffic by Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

Our reviewers take their swings at the ex-Pavement frontman’s new album. Do they love it? Do you love them? Read the Punchout and vote for your favorite.

August 22, 2011
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Punchlist, Week of 8/22/11

Plumage, a dead communist, a fancy umbrella. Just a few of the interesting items you’ll find on Jenny Walton’s Punchlist.

August 22, 2011
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Life Is Short, Talk Fast: Ten Reasons Why I Love Gilmore Girls

How do I love Gilmore girls? Let me count the ways: onetwothreefourfivesixseveneightnineten.

August 21, 2011
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To The 90-Year-Old Woman Who Irrationally Accused Me Of Line Jumping At The Charlotte Douglas International Airport

“Look, I appreciate that you don’t speak much English. I don’t speak much Hindi, either. Regardless, I have been standing right in front of you for the past 10 minutes.”

August 19, 2011
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Almost two years ago, Ashley Walker’s husband had a stroke. She wrote about it. Part 1 of “Gorked,” her memoir-in-progress.

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