essays

What I love, what I’m most interested in (at least in terms of written and spoken word), is the telling of stories.

Selling Yourself For Scraps: Why I Love Personal Essays

But what I did write, and write constantly, were diaries and journals. I kept notebooks and three-ring binders filled with observations about my life Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   03.1.16   |   SHARE
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The Problem With Being “Guy Funny”

When compliments are kind of . . . sexist disses. Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   01.2.15   |   SHARE
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Confessions Of A Female Classic-Rock Geek

Like most nerd realms, music writing is a predominantly male world. Especially if, like me, your greatest love is classic rock. Read...
Jody Amable    |   12.11.14   |   SHARE
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Trigger Warning: Trigger Warnings Are BS

Is flagging potentially offensive material taking the PC movement too far? Read...
Kate Ryan    |   09.5.14   |   SHARE
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My Encounter with a 'Non-Racist' in Fear of a Black Neighborhood

Black—the whispered word in educated, politically correct, upper middle class society. Read...
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