And see their float in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Definitely!
It’s Not Me, It’s You
"While I think vocal fry is a feminist issue, I think it points at an even larger issue, which is that we are terrible listeners."
Have Yourself a Sequoical Day: a Trip to John Muir’s House
A trip to the historical site is a good way to get to know Muir as well as the greater Bay Area.
Men: How Feminist Are You?
Are you a true feminist ally? Take this quiz and find out.
Write Your Own “Modern Family” Episode!
Just plug in the different parts!
Geometries: for Beatrice Straight
A memory of the late Poltergeist and Network actress.
The Revelation of John (or The Man Comes Around and I Feel Fine)
A sermon about Johnny Cash.
Bicoastal Link Roundup, 7/20/15
Are you a New Yorker with California on your mind or vice-versa? You’re in luck, because the common thread of all these links is a fusion of east and west coast…
The Reality of the Old Desert Island Question
"If me and literally any two people got stranded on an island together, within a few hours the other two people would hit it off and I’d be left out."
Chris and Jason Watch the Throne: A Discussion of Jay Z
"Oh shit! White people!"
A Debate about the Forest’s Most Important Animals
The deer, the bear, and the wolf, obviously.
On Artistic Success
Why is there an awful poet on this train?
More Spam Email Poetry
Compiled by Evan Hume.
A new essay by Maria Catt.
The Wet Hot American Summer Prequel Is Going To Save America
But there is one ray of hope in this dark, hot present moment: The Wet Hot American Summer prequel, First Day of Camp comes out on July 31st.
Fiction First Friday: “Tendril” by Ryan Sartor
The lobby carpet was recently vacuumed.
The View from Car 2: Loss Isn’t Unspeakable
The most painful losses are the ones we slowly learn to live with--of ideals that felt like they made us who we are, gone, but still here.
Now that You’ve Graduated from College, a List of Men it’s No Longer Appropriate to Date
Stay away from these dudes!
10 Ways to Justify Staying in Bed All Day to Watch Orange is the New Black Instead of Socializing
There are spoilers hiding in every corner of the internet just waiting to ruin the season for you, the faster you see it the better. What will you even talk about with your…
Listen to Quichenight’s New Album, “The Minor Sea”
It's a beautiful beach-themed album!
New Refutations of Pro-Gun Arguments
Here are some new responses to pro-gun arguments that might be a little more emotionally satisfying.
Fleetwood Mac Friday #11: “Monday Morning”
Five things you never knew about the song.
Uncle Nate’s Storytime #1
Tusk editor Nate Waggoner gives himself an excuse to write fiction.
David Letterman Isn’t That Great
Look, I don't want to be a total buzzkill but here it is: David Letterman is just...whatever, you know?
Inanimate Objects Have it Out for Me
Can anyone else speak to the legitimacy of my experience?
Outline For A Story About How My Boyfriend Is Actually A Giant Bedbug
Sometimes people ask me: "How do you make it as a successful writer?" So here's a look behind the scenes, at my process.
You Won’t Believe What These 10 Child Stars Look Like Now
#3 is completely unrecognizable!
Sickbed Link Roundup
Stay in with E.B. White, Thomas Pynchon, psychotherapy and Moron Movies.
Shocking Revelations About Franzen’s New Novel
“Someone would go take a walk with some gal and he’d come back and we’d all say, ‘Front butt, butt butt, or boobs?’"
Here Is Some Poetry Made from Spam Email
"Please be ashamed of course."
The Mad Men Seasons Correspond to Kanye’s Albums
Welcome to heartbreak.
A Salute to Heavy Cream
Southern fun and nightmare doom.
Originally posted on John Waggoner:
Hello young people! Satan here. Call me whatever you like. Prince of Darkness, Beelzebub, Old Scratch. Heck, call me Stan, if…
I could definitely help these fictional characters get on the right path.
How do you opt out of the system entirely, man?
What bit parts would you want to play if you were a Stephen King or a Stan Lee?
With guest Grace Edwards, writer for Inside Amy Schumer!