• 2741ATHERhood, PART 7: Postpartum

    by Jonathan Lyons

    ” I did not want to admit that I was suffering from mental illness, because that was ultimately an admission that I could not fix my problems through force of will.”

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  • STINGING TONGUES AND REGAL WAVES (Shanghai, China)

    by Claire Moshenberg

    The flustered noodle man dropped the noodle twice and was replaced with the head noodle man, who flung the dough around my head at breakneck speed, then made complicated dough webs dance through the air before dropping the noodle in the bubbling Szechuan hot pot broth.

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  • HITTING THE WINDOW

    by Steve Clem

    “We’ve all seen this happen before. And we look at the bird and think, ‘How fucking stupid is this thing?'”

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HOME COOKIN’

by John Idstrom July 25, 2013

“While I like my ingredients to come from close by, my influences in terms of preparation are flung far.”

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FISH NUGGETS: RACISM IN THE NEWS

by E.C. Fish July 21, 2013

Pink elephants on parade.

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ODE TO OBE

by Steve Clem July 14, 2013

“Outside of my dad, I’m not sure I can think of another man who had as great an impact on my life as Ray ‘Obe’ Obermiller.”

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HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BULLSHIT?: ED BURKHARDT AND LAC-MÉGANTIC

by Lauren Lightningstorm July 12, 2013

“Do you understand why, sir? Do you understand why they are mad at you?!”

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MAD MEN SEASON SIX/SEASON FINALE: MAD MEH

by E.C. Fish June 29, 2013

“Like many fans this year, I approached the finale hoping to find some reason to keep watching the damn thing next year.”

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MAD MEN, SEASON SIX/EPISODE 12: ALMOST OVER

by Claire Moshenberg June 23, 2013

“Who’s excited to wrap up this season? You and me both, kids . . . you and me both.”

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MAD MEN, SEASON SIX/EPISODE 11: DISTRACTIONS

by E.C. Fish June 14, 2013

“Idle minds are the devil’s playground.”

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MAD MEN, SEASON SIX/EPISODE 10: CALIFORNIA DREAMING

by Claire Moshenberg June 9, 2013

“1968 is rife with historical importance, but watching Mad Men, you would think every death and shooting is just set dressing.”

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