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Every Dog Owner Has His Day

Every dog has its day. Every dog owner has one, as well, including the days and months and years that follow the loss of a best friend. Finding a replacement is a matter of timing, luck, postponement, and sometimes it’s simply not possible. Then again, isn’t being irreplaceable the whole point? Continue reading

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Smoking Gun, or, Who is Katie Bell?

Gabriel Mason and his literary mentor, whom he calls Bubby, search for a reclusive heiress. Continue reading

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The 50 Dorkiest Songs You Secretly Love

For once, internet-fostered shamelessness is a good thing, with “The Top 50 Dorkiest Songs You Secretly Love.” Weeklings music editor Robert Burke Warren boldly goes where we’ve all gone before – into the realm of uncool, guilty pleasures; rock, pop, soul, rap, and, of course, disco all get their dork due. You know you love it. Continue reading

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Sunday Light and Word – Ultraviolet Rays of Self Deceit

            The first time I got on a horse it was a game. That was the same year I drove a truck, the first thing I drove other than a bike, or a horse, or … Continue reading

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Things We Don’t Care About This Week: Downward Facing Hog

Everything we shouldn’t be talking about combined in one easy-to-swallow gel cap. Continue reading

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Before the Internet: On Bangkok, Time Machines, and Richard Linklater’s Famous Trilogy

Lauren Markham looks at her relationship, and the one depicted in Richard Linklater’s famous trilogy, from a hotel room in Bangkok Continue reading

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A Better Mother: Notes on Breastfeeding

Swati Khurana’s own grapes of wrath, the breastfeeding-medical-industrial-complex. Or, how to keep a good woman down. Continue reading

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