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A man who could dominate his own body was naturally superior to residents of lands “remote and uncivilized.” Read more

Essays

A poetic tribute to men's rear-ends. Read more

Dispatches 2 Comments

A poem "with cautious, slightly energy-sapped enjambments" recreates a bar's atmosphere and patrons. Read more

POETRY 1 Comments

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Reflections on how a bar in Parc Extension, QC, influenced an eponymous poem about "unprogress, inertia, the failure to learn from mistakes." Read more

Columns

Men left women and women left men and it was all perfectly legal—even natural. Read more

Short Stories 1 Comments

Quotations from The Little Grey Flannel Book, compiled and annotated by Oline Luinenberg and Stephen Osborne (Arsenal Pulp Press). Read more

Lists

A series of diptychs featuring 75 Davids: an original photo accompanied by one taken a decade later. Read more

PHOTOGRAPHY

Richard Ford (who I always think is John Ford) writes stories in the third person which read like stories in the first person, and I wanted to find out how and why he did this. I read the first story in his book Women With Men (Little, Brown) in Aust Read more

Reviews

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Why does the word riff  have such a wildly rich etymological past compared to rift?

 
—Minnie Word, Sacramento CA
 

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