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Roni Simunovic on the joker playing card through the ages. Read more

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Shyla Seller on Marion Stokes and her collection of 71,716 videotapes. Read more

Reviews

Third Prize winner of the 16th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. Read more

Postcard Story Contest

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Selected tripadvisor.com reviews of the UFO Landing Pad attraction in St. Paul, Alberta, rated #1 of 5 “things to do” in St. Paul. Read more

Lists

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Photo: Plaza Mayor, Lima, Peru, courtesy of author

“Excuse me, are you the customer with the peanut allergy?” Read more

Dispatches

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The woman who called herself Tatiana Aarons gave me an address that led to a vacant lot. Read more

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Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

Simon McGavin, Cyberspace

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