Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally, Monday, June 6, 2016, in Lynwood, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Why I’m Opting Out of a Revolution

Not all Millennials feel the Bern. Continue reading




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“20 Minutes of Action” Warrants More than 15 Minutes of Outrage

More than the proverbial teaching moment, Mr. Turner’s anti-epiphany (twenty minutes of action!) is sui generis; it’s so wrong it’s a paradoxical but perfect gift.




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Gentrification Porn: North Brooklyn Ground Zero

Scenes from an “up and coming” Brooklyn neighborhood that would make Lillian from Kimmie Schmidt cringe.




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Say what you mean.

The American Scream #4: Found in Translation (50 Things You Don’t Mean and What You Really Do)

You said it but you absolutely don’t mean it.




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Rembrandt, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1632

The Gross Room

What happens to body parts removed in surgery? John Biemer takes you to the “gross” room.




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Murphy’s Laws: 46 Infallible Observations on the Occasion of Turning 46

After 46 spins around the sun, you probably haven’t had an especially worthwhile time if you don’t have some opinions you’re willing to stand by.




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A BRIEF HISTORY OF MY EXPERIENCES IN THE PUBLIC RESTROOMS OF NORTH CAROLINA

During the Great North American Blizzard of 1996, while I was stranded for several days in the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Charlotte, I masturbated out of boredom to an L.L. Bean catalogue.




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On Devotion: Cultivating a Creative Life

How does devotion apply to writing, and how does one cultivate a practice out of purposeful repetition?




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Fender Jazz

I had only recently discovered the glories of a naked body entwined with mine and, like every sex neophyte since time began, I had figured nothing would ever compare. I was wrong.




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