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On Losing Faith and Finding Myself Instead

  AUGUST 30, 2002. I was in a church for the first time in forever. The church where I received the Sacrament of Confirmation. The church where my parents celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. The church where my sister was … Continue reading




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WannaBowies: The Top Twenty Bastards of Bowie

David Bowie, like the Beatles and Bob Dylan, long ago achieved the status of adjective. For Monday Rock City, Robert Burke Warren lists the Top Twenty Bowie Bastards, i.e. the most Bowie-esque soundalikes, stretching from the 70s to the ‘aughts. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, David must be feeling pretty special right about now. Continue reading




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Sunday Light and Word – Cactus Bloom

Searching the angles of chance. Continue reading




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Saturday Short: The Definition of “Trump”

The real meaning of “trump.” Continue reading




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Popped Culture #8: Culture Comes to an End

Each of The Weeklings’ editors respond to a single pop culture question in this wildly popular parlor game that only has one rule: complete honesty. Continue reading




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Nonexistent Knights: Italo Calvino, Richey Edwards and the Identity of the Writer

Mysterious disappearances. The Manic’s Richey Edwards dropped off the face of the earth. Calvino shape shifted. What does it offer an author. Philip Marsh on the I and voice of writing. Continue reading




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Sunday Light and Word – All I Wanted Was a Way Out

Searching the angle of chance Continue reading




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The Richest Peasant Wife

In nuclear-family-driven America, Simone Sachs Hollander finds mostly pleasures in a multi-generational home. Continue reading




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Are You Beach Body Ready?

This summer, Protein World asked women if their bodies were ready for the beach. Chloe Pantazi responds with an essay about the world of advertising, body-shaming, and wearing bikinis. Continue reading




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