Monthly Archives: December 2013

The consumer

The consumer By Hannah Phinney The monitor glowed. Camille gazed at the long rows of bright objects against white background, and her fingers on the mouse went click, click, click. Shopping had forever been her favorite pastime. Since she was … Continue reading

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The Final Bakesale

The Final Bakesale by Sonya Huber  Al Gore did not invent global warming or PowerPoint (I don’t think). He did make a movie about global warming using PowerPoint. And some say it was dull. I was so shaken by it … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: FRANCESCA BELL

By Francesca Bell: I LONG TO HOLD THE POETRY EDITOR’S PENIS IN MY HAND and tell him personally, I’m sorry, but I’m going to have to pass on this. Though your piece held my attention through the first few screenings, … Continue reading

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Growing up on the Island of Misfit Toys or: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer as a Queer Allegory

Growing up on the Island of Misfit Toys or: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer as a Queer Allegory By Chase Dimock The Misfit Narrative and Queer Youth The narrative of the misfit character struggling to find his place in the world … Continue reading

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A Review of Patrick Lawler’s Rescuers of Skydivers Search Among the Clouds 

A Review of Patrick Lawler’s Rescuers of Skydivers Search Among the Clouds by Jennifer Dane Clements Not long ago I saw a photo collection: Two brothers who took one picture every year in the same month, the same pose. They … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: FRANK MATAGRANO

AUDITING THE HEART By Frank Matagrano One mother who owned        the sea, one father who walked on water, and in a row boat,        one brother who believed marriage meant becoming        the roof over a woman’s head. A room for the … Continue reading

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Gawker is Defending Snark and It’s Such a Good Feeling To Explain Why They Are Wrong

Gawker is Defending Snark and It’s Such a Good Feeling To Explain Why They Are Wrong by Allan Mott This past Thursday, Gawker published an essay by Tom Scocca entitled “On Smarm.” And while it spends a lot of time discussing this titular subject … Continue reading

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