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Spring, Again

Ben Tanzer offers up a treatise on purpose. And meaning. And sweat. Continue reading




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Protecting Pop’s Pilloried Plagiarists

It’s the sincerest form of flattery, and it’s not going away, but imitation as a means of creation does not enjoy the acceptance it once did. What once was homage is now plagiarism. Guest Weekling Charlie Clissitt goes to bat for practitioners of the age-old art of looking over the shoulders of giants.




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Three Perfect Albums, Ten Years Later

Three career defining albums by three very different artists, reappraised ten years later.




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An Interview with D. Foy–Part 2

Part 2 of Kurt Baumeister’s discussion with author D. Foy wherein the topic turns to matters as diverse as Foy’s literary influences and a dog named Mrs. Roosevelt. And there’s an excerpt from Patricide!




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An Interview with D. Foy–Part 1

In Part 1 of their two-part conversation, D. Foy and Kurt Baumeister discuss time, fathers, religion, capitalism, the state of literary fiction, and D.’s bold new book, Patricide.




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Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Bern

Memo to the implacable and petulant Bernie Bros: if Hillary is good enough for your hero, she’s good enough for you.




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We Might Be Heroes (or, Don’t Bother Me, I’m Coloring This Wicked Sweet Dragon)

In his Weeklings debut Scott Waldyn asks the musical question, “What’s adulting anyway?”




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Beyond Good and Evil

Give evil a chance. We can’t do any worse, can we?




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50 Bullet Points Concerning America’s Gun Psychosis

If you’re still alive, you’re not Orlando. Do something. Do anything.




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