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Twenty-five Women I Fell in Love With Before I Was Twenty-five

A random and possibly embarrassing list of crushes, inane longings, smoldering gazes, and youthful inamoratas. “Deep down, all we really want is to be righteously hated by a woman not even deigning to put effort into her pretense of love.” Continue reading




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Mourning Becomes Leonora: For a German Shepherd

She is my walk through Brooklyn, my arm toss in the park, my sit on the stoop, my weekend up in the country, my never alone, my not going to die for such a long time it feels like forever, my Lee.




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Beyond Let’s Dance: Four Great Bowie Songs

Davis Schneiderman digs into the crates for a quartet of under-appreciated David Bowie songs.




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He who magnetized the gaze, in The Adventures of Robin Hood, 1938

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Falling in love with a dead man, raising a son, losing a lover… Melissa Holbrook Pierson watches TV with Robin Hood.




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The Big One

Ben Tanzer lets it all hang out when discussing the gritty underside of his first true love.




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Poor Pretty Thing

Gabriel Mason finds inspiration in the unlikeliest of places: a writers’ conference.




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White Magic

Cocaine as matchmaker? Patrick Wensink (note not Patrick Bateman) considers the odds.




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Love, Peace & Sooooul… Train!
A Conversation with Ericka Danois on the Hippest Show in Television History

“I think (Don Cornelius) became trapped by the persona he created. When I met him in real life, he was brash, irreverent—sometimes in an awkward way rather than clever or witty. He seemed bitter. But he was still styling with the full leather outfit and alligator shoes.”-Ericka Danois




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“It was my apartment, my kitchen, my refrigerator, my bookcases, my red bedroom and he found the beer I didn’t want him to find and he didn’t think of the alcohol as mine because all alcohol is really his. He walked back into my bedroom with a bottle of something and expected me to follow, or maybe not.”




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