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Care and Feeding of Your Piano

Care and Feeding of Your Piano

Even when you think you know your way around a new purchase, it goddamn pays to read the manual.
A Strong Premonition of Death Struck Me This Morning

A Strong Premonition of Death Struck Me This Morning

Some days, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t shake that sense of impending doom.
Salt Crusted on Automotive Glass

Salt Crusted on Automotive Glass

Between me, safe in my seat on this bus, and the decadent majesty of the salmon-red cliffs of eastern Utah, a ghost landscape stands sentinel.
Guided by Voices

Guided by Voices

In the wilds of Upstate New York America, a Belarusian immigrant finds himself torn between the ideologies of family, Joseph Smith . . . and lo-fi indie rock.
Home Like a Shadow

Home Like a Shadow

Is camouflaging our family roots with carefully crafted fictions enough to ensure we won’t grow up to be like our parents?
The Cartographer of Dreamland

The Cartographer of Dreamland

Even in a bleak Brooklyn childhood, adventure and salvation lie just a vacant lot away.
Genrealities: Five Honest-to-Goodness True Stories of Everyday Humiliations

Genrealities: Five Honest-to-Goodness True Stories of Everyday Humiliations

The literary world loves it some genre trappings. But listen up, kids. Things were not always thus.
The Last Stroke

The Last Stroke

They say no work of art is ever finished, only abandoned. But that’s not always the whole truth.
Ten Cents

Ten Cents

Once I saw a man, whose brother had been murdered, sidearm a coin into a fountain.
Twilight of the Dogs

Twilight of the Dogs

This is the way the world ends, not with a whimper but a growl.