Is there any phrase in any language as simultaneously complicated and meaningless as “I love you?” Three tiny words, three little syllables to sum up the…
Dear Seagoat Answers Your Questions
Should a retiree devote time to volunteering, or just try to enjoy a well-earned break? The answer... is in the stars!
PJ Harvey Tuesday #18: “Good Fortune”
I've been spinning some deep cuts the last two PJ Harvey Tuesdays, so this week I'm throwing out a crowd pleaser: "Good Fortune," off 2000's Stories from the City, Stories from…
13 Years Ago
13 years ago this week we watched the World Trade Center burn, an event that led to one big question, ‘What now?’ and lots and lots of stabs at solutions, most of which were…
Fiction First Friday: A Taste of Armageddon
Every month we publish a piece of fiction that we solicit from an author we love. This month's author is Shobha Rao.
Where Have All the Cowboys / Cowgirls Gone?
Something struck me a few weeks ago after singing Paula Cole’s “Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?” during karaoke night at a mostly empty lesbian bar: there is a complete…
“Midi Jazz,” a Comic by Pete Toms
Today we are super-excited because we got Pete Toms to send us a beautiful comic about hating jazz.
I woke up yesterday to the news that British writer Graham Joyce is dead. For most Americans (except, apparently, Stephen King,) this news doesn’t mean much. That’s a…
On September 11, 2001, I was two weeks into high school, a month away from turning fourteen. I was getting ready for school in my bedroom…
Smoke, a slow, silver bloom from a small wound in the closed off face of the tall building. It seemed like it might only smoke and…
Lizzy Acker on the things that happened on September 11, 2001.
Amira Pierce writes a fictional account about romance, fear and identity on 9/11.
Dear Seagoat Answers Your Astrological Dilemmas: To Mountain or Not To Mountain (A Relationship Story)
If your partner consistently disappoints when it comes to birthdays, what should you do? The answer… is in the stars!