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An Excerpt from Pax Americana

Kurt Baumeister’s debut novel, a satirical thriller entitled Pax Americana, will be released on March 15th by Stalking Horse Press. Early notices have been strong including praise from Weeklings Founding Editor Sean Beaudoin and bestselling authors Darin Strauss and Caroline … Continue reading




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The Portrait-Sitter: Poverty, Intimacy, Paint, & Naples

In an excerpt from his memoir-in-progress, Cooking the Octopus, writer John Domini tells of a sweltering Naples afternoon spent as a painter’s subject.




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Beware the Ides of Trump

I come not to praise Trump but to bury him.




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The Final Popped Culture

The Weeklings editors, staff, and various contributors take turns answering the one question that matters most.




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Deaths of Distant Friends (or, John Updike Fucking Rocks)

Kurt Baumeister and John Updike met once upon a time. The event probably wasn’t memorable for Updike, but it was for Baumeister.




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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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Donald Trump’s America

If you’re not scared, you should be. Donald Trump’s America has never been closer to a reality.




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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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