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Ex Ghosts

“One thought filled my head with dramatic reverb: I was more committed to this bed than any boyfriend I had ever had.”

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Paper Bags

By Cassie J. Sneider. Follow her on Twitter @cassiejsneider.  After my father’s wake, the concerned phone calls from friends and relatives tapered off until the only time the phone ever rang, we knew it was Nancy. Her husband didn’t let her keep beer in the house anymore, so she had to…

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Grandpa

By Cassie J. Sneider My grandpa died, and after I delivered the eulogy, I went to see a ska show in the city. I don’t remember who the band was, but I do remember that my last words about my grandpa were folded in my pocket, wrung from nervousness like…

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Veteran of the Psychic Wars

“It was hard to tell at almost-nineteen what was normal and what was specific to the excruciating silences of the relationships in my family.”

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Talented Friends Roundup: Black Friday Edition

Hey, folks. It’s Black goddam Friday, and your uncle Roy is never going to open that Guardians of the Galaxy BluRay, so if you’re not getting trampled at a Wal-Mart, maybe say “fuck it” and just get your impossible loved ones something made by people who have always been nice…

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On Self-Promotion

I forget where I heard the following anecdote, it was either in Poking a Dead Frog by Mike Sacks or on an episode of How Was Your Week: A comedy writer starts working for The Late Show. He approaches Letterman and says, “Hey, man, I’m really excited to start working with…

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A Spoooooooky Halloween Roundup!

Here are some links to things we think should help get you in the Halloween spirit.

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