The List – Biographies of White Guys

By Katy Epler | December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

…the author started working and realized he had enough material for two volumes [on Tennessee Williams]… Almost mercifully, he passed away before he was able to finish it.

Moving Rapidly Forward – When Life Gives You Lemons Throw Them Away and Get A Cake (A Working Title)

By Renee Brown | December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

A close friend of mine once said, “When you guys told me you DON’T need an occasion to buy cake… that changed my life.”

The Column of Disquiet – I Swear (or 1,500 ‘Fucks’)

By Kevin Krein | December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nobody calls a donkey an ‘ass’ or a ‘jackass’ anymore—but somehow, we’ve gone from that, to using it as a term for a stupid or foolish person, to ‘vulgar nouns’

The Column of Disquiet – The Grand Prize Game

By Kevin Krein | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Being on “The Bozo Show” when I was eight is not something I think about very often. Mentioning it at work, off-handedly and accidentally, is the first time I had thought about it in years.

Jim Ziegler is disgusting: an editorial

By Rich Larson | November 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

We protect our children in this country. No questions asked. It’s an absolute. It’s that simple.

The Column of Disquiet – Nostalgia is Pumpkin Spice Flavored

By Kevin Krein | November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nostalgia is a good, yet incredibly dangerous thing. It’s powerful, and you don’t want it to become too powerful. There is a shockingly thin line that you have to precariously walk between ‘Hey, I’m sure glad I went back and revisited that memory or feeling from a number of years ago,’ and ‘Oh man, I wish I hadn’t thought about that—now I’m super sad.’

Dancing About Architecture-The Space Between

By Daniel G. Moir | October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Silence can be of tremendous value.

The Column of Disquiet – We Used to Vacation

By Kevin Krein | October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I can barely leave the house to run an errand in town without having some kind of emotional breakdown, so I don’t know how or why anyone expects me to get on a plane and take this show on the road.

The List – Carrie Brownstein and the ‘Modern Girl’

By Katy Epler | October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

I knew Brownstein primarily from Portlandia, the hilarious sketch television show on the IFC channel. But she was also a founder of the seminal Riot Grrrl band Sleater-Kinney in 1996…who knew? A lot of people, apparently.

The Column of Disquiet – Too Old For This

By Kevin Krein | October 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Social media is sure a thing now isn’t it? Despite our best efforts, it has become a major part of our lives. It’s how we stay in touch with friends, and by ‘stay in touch,’ I mean we see photos of what someone we haven’t actually spoken to or seen in person in years is up to now, and can choose to make the ‘wow’ face in reaction to what they are doing or have to say.

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