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I’m So Sorry–I Didn’t Like Frozen
Last night I went to finally see what the fuss was about. I was super unimpressed.
The Internet Has Made Existential Detectives of Us All
Right now it seems like the Internet is divided into two camps: articles about the problem with things, and speculation and analysis on either True Detective or House of Cards.…
Everyone / Eventually: Seven Circles of Hell in the East Bay (Circles Four and Five)
The following is the latest installment in a seven-part essay about two disastrous years of the author’s life. We will be posting a new chapter every Monday. In this…
On Franco On Shia On Art
Maybe it's time to stop wringing our hands and actually look critically at Shia LeBeouf and James Franco as artists.
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On Being a Nerd in a World Where Nerds are Cool
I love comic books and superheroes. If you catch me in a quiet moment, if it looks like I’m concentrating, I’m probably thinking about Spider-Man. I regularly use ‘Wendell…
A Wiccan Explains: Fact, Fiction and Craigslist’s Newest Killer
Our Anonymous Wiccan Contributor explains the difference between Paganism and Satanism and why it matters that you know.
Everyone / Eventually: Seven Circles of Hell in the East Bay (Part Three)
The following is part three in a seven-part essay about two disastrous years in the author’s life. We will be posting a new installment every Monday. In this chapter, the…
How can we have real friendships in the face of fights and Instagram filters?
Every night when I was little, I asked my mom to tell me a story. ”No, mommy. Tell me a story. Don’t read me one.” Every time she’d begin, I’d…
If you sit in the Starbucks in Grafton, Virginia, long enough, you’ll see something interesting. I’ve had long conversations up there about where all the brothels…
The Olympics are great and fun and positive. But do they have to be all about national pride?
The following is the second part in a seven-part essay about two disastrous years in the author’s life. We will be posting a new installment every…
As far as idealism goes, Disney’s got the love song market cornered. Off the top of my head, I can name multiple songs that sell the…