Category Archives: Memoir

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Turn Off Your Fleshlight

Litsa Dremousis investigates the onanist’s best friend, and does not come away uneducated. Continue reading

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Slamming the Screen Door: Dispatches From a Summer Unplugged, Part II

on June 1, my two sons and I went screen-free for the summer. No smartphones, tablets, computers, Internet, or television for 70 days. I’ve been keeping a daily journal about our low-tech experiment. Here are a few excerpts. Continue reading

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Bated Breath

David Winner on the rules for oxygen under hospice care and the still moments in his mother’s final days. Continue reading

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Dogless Days

Even if he’s a constant source of annoyance, the absence left by a lost dog is enormous. Continue reading

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The Brothel and the Lottery

Tyler McMahon travels to El Salvador to discover the hidden meaning in hitting the jackpot. Continue reading

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Digital photo taken by Marc Averette. Coral Way in Coral Gables, Florida, United States.

Dead Pool

In this haunting piece, Leigh Raper recalls a college acquaintance who died gruesomely, triggered by police photographs of Kurt Cobain’s death scene. Continue reading

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Linda Lovelace in 1974, Mirrorpix/Courtesy Everett Collection.

Porn in the 80s

Richard Benson, recently called the new DH Lawrence in The Economist, writes about porn in the 80s and sexual mores today from an age of innocence to one that’s a bit less so… Continue reading

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