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Hey Slut: The Pressure to Come

Hey Slut, I’M ALMOST 18 and have yet to have an orgasm. I find it nearly impossible to arouse myself on purpose, with touch or otherwise, so when I do find myself aroused I try to take advantage of it … 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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Borne Back Ceaselessly Into the Past: Steinbeck, Nostalgia, Empathy and Amtrak

What does Amtrak’s writer residency program signify about where we are artistically, culturally, and politically today? In 2014 we’re all about nostalgia, yet America’s infrastructure is slowly falling apart. Sean Murphy investigates. Continue reading

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The Pope’s New Clothes

Anna March argues that Pope Francis’s liberal reputation is mostly spin, thanks to a PR campaign run by a former Fox News correspondent Continue reading

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Wild Thing

Power Trio: Three Songs I Can Imagine Being Played Over the Stadium Sound System As I Walk To The Mound if I Happened To Be A Major League Relief Pitcher

Sitting in the sun-splashed confines of Dodger Stadium, Rachel Pollon imagines herself as baseball’s Next Great Reliever, and picks the three songs she’d play as she trotted to the mound. Continue reading

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A Bird in the Hand

From Equinox to Easter via Cesar Chavez, Holly Simonsen on eggs, family and gay marriage in Utah. Continue reading

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The Adventures of a Curmudgeon in Healthcare

CALL ME ENGLISH but—, methinks ‘tis the season of the anarchist curmudgeon. Curmudgeon – (somebody who is irritable or stubborn) I know, I know. I am a US Citizen now, but remember the judge did say to bring my ideas … Continue reading

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