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Coolness, Class, and the Canon: Blue Velvet vs. Something Wild

Scott Creney

09.03.15

Why is David Lynch’s Blue Velvet considered a classic, while Jonathan Demme’s strangely parallel Something Wild is not? Scott Creney provide a close critical evaluation of two of 1986’s strangest films.

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Big Girls

Sara Finnerty

08.31.15

A heartbreaking and beautifully crafted personal essay on motherhood, being big, and loving too much.

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STRATEGEM OF THE CORPSE

Gary J. Shipley

08.24.15

Gary Shipley explores the effect of two works of art that simulate the corpse, by Jeremy Millar and Ron Mueck, through the lenses of Levi and Baudrillard.

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ENVY, THE UNSUCCESSFUL WRITER’S FRIEND

Greg Gerke

08.18.15

Literary envy among writers runs rampant more than ever in the age of the comment forum and social media. What can be done with it?

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Is This The Most Hated Novel To Ever Win A Major Award?

Shane Jones

08.17.15

Shane Jones looks back on a contentious year for the National Book Awards.

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Smithereens: On Robert Walser’s Microscripts

Gary J. Shipley

07.13.15

An in-depth look into Robert Walser’s notoriously claustrophobic “microscript” style of making text.

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How to Live In An Insect If The Dumpsters Have No More Carbs

Mark Baumer & Lorian Long

04.29.15

“I think if I ever get a face tattoo I will get ‘I am currently the dumbest person on earth compared to every future version of myself’ because I want to read it every time I look in a mirror.” Lorian Long and Mark Baumer in conversation about dumpster diving, raw food, exercise, and life.

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Further Research on the Role of Human Tears

Dennis James Sweeney

04.20.15

Dennis James Sweeney examines the human impulse to cry, the role of tears, and our capacity at persistence.

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Impetus of Imperfection

Amanda Mills

04.02.15

A look at the still-thriving print zine culture in the era of digital media, through the eyes of some of Atlanta’s longest-standing practitioners.

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What About Nathan? On Top Dogs, Underdogs, and Sore Losers

Lucy Tiven

03.12.15

What is an underdog? What is a sore loser? Where do either fit into our contemporary consciousness? Lucy Tiven considers these questions and others in relation to Nathan the Bloodhound, Elvis Presley, Kanye, Paul Gösch, and the author herself.