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THE 50 GREATEST IDEAS I’VE FOUND SCRIBBLED ON SCRAPS OF PAPER IN MY POCKET AFTER I’VE BEEN DRINKING

Larry Benner likes alcohol. Continue reading

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This is The End: The Weeklings “Mad Men” Season 7 Preview

Whitney Collins, Matthew Norman, Anna March, Kurt Baumeister, Chloe Pantazi, Tom Gualtieri, Sean Beaudoin and Greg Olear on what we can expect in Season 7. Continue reading

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Game of Thrones: the execution of Ned Stark (l. to r. Sophie Turner, Lena Headey, Jack Gleeson, Sean Bean)

Game of Thrones: Hurts So Good

Game of Thrones is the ultimate in horror, Tom Gualtieri says. Continue reading

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Kurt Cobain: Twenty Years Later

On the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, Sean Beaudoin declines to tell you what it all means. Continue reading

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Visions of Sleepy Hollow

Combing through the many versions of “Sleepy Hollow,” Scott Borchert looks to American history and mythology to discuss a national tale with a past that bleeds into its present. Continue reading

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The Unbearable Kindness of Trader Joe’s

Years of living in a mean world have made Whitney Collins so jaded that when she encounters genuine kindness, she doesn’t trust it. Continue reading

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Dear Frank Underwood, or, There’s a Homicidal Politician Living in my Basement

Frank Underwood is hiding out in Kurt Baumeister’s basement, and he’s writing an advice column. Continue reading

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