Month: June 2015

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Friday Fancy: An Equality Special

With fanciful flourish and prose so purple as to shame the violets we summarize this week’s news for you in our irregular series, the “Friday Fancy.”

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The Duel, Reconsidered

Minor spats often escalate with no easy out, and the American legal system does a disservice to the disenfranchised. It’s time to bring back the duel.

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I Have Been Taught to Leave My Poetry Behind

As a writer, I was taught to be three things: Clear, concise, and honest. These are all excellent things to be, but sometimes I wonder if they always align.

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What to Make of the Most Cosmic Game of Thrones Theory After Season 5

In 2013, a noble blogger by the handle of Dorian the Historian lined up George R.R. Martin’s pieces for one of the best predictions for how A Song of Ice and Fire will end. Here’s our update.

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A Love Letter to Ornette Coleman, Jazz Legend Lost

“I want them to follow themselves, but to be with me.”

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Breaking the Disney Princess Spell

“We all know Disney is a damaging and pervasive force, but we also still have the dolls in the back of our closets.”

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Author Allison Green on Women in Literature, Her New Memoir, and the Ghost of Richard Brautigan

Tracing his footsteps, “it started to feel like I was having a religious experience.”

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A Friday Fancy: Swords and Songs

With fanciful flourish and prose so purple as to shame the violets we summarize this week’s news for you in our “Friday Fancy.” Treat the ears to a lusciously linguistic column we may make returns to should a wily whimsy strike us.

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