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Seven Ways of Looking at a Charge Sheet: or, My First Arrest

Monday night, June 10, I was arrested in a mass act of civil disobedience, the sixth in a growing wave of peaceful protests against...

The Growth of A Year

I troop forth replenish'd with supreme power, one of an average unending procession, Inland and sea-coast we go, and pass all boundary lines,...

The Unbearable Awesomeness of Lululemon Pants

Lululemon running pants are awesome but they cost fucktons of money.  It’s a problem.  No one likes to admit they are spending $88 on...

Swamps, Squash, Slavery

It is difficult to imagine a sufficient motive to have induced any man to penetrate a mile into the swamp before paths were cut...

The Cobbler

I begged my mother over the Christmas break to get me a pair of Timberlands. She said no. More depressing than her no, was...

Steiner Crushes Derrida: Or, Veganism for Boys

I gave up vegetarianism after seven years for a boy named Sam, who wasn’t even gay. But he was tall and slender and had...