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Book Review: Lost At Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries by Jon Ronson

Journalists have book deals. They write for papers and magazines and when a certain quota of not-too disposable articles are written they are collected and sold as a book for a new and separate audience. That is what this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Them: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson

I was going to introduce this as Ronson’s first book and my third (of his), but a cursory look at his Wikipedia entry tells me that that is in fact not the case. I hate to start a review with … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Those You Once Briefly Loved

Dear Pizza Hut, I don’t know what happened, nor do I remember when. But these pleas for attention have to stop “2 mediums for $7.99”, “Free Breadsticks with survey!”. It’s all sad. Look what we had, when we had it, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde

There are a great many things to hate about high society and I’m not just saying that as a plebeian proletariat. From decadence to the disconnect they seem to feel with the rest of humanity, there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

Have you ever had someone you love scream over while you try to explain away something a gossipy middle-aged women told her in your drawing room? No? Me neither. In fact, if someone that claimed to love me refused to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

Plays are a tricky thing to my mind. You inexorably tied to the patience of the audience and thereby you are forbidden from going over a certain number of pages or overcomplicating your narrative. I’m struggled to find a playwrights … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Friendship a.k.a. Something I found from my high school folder

— Get out. Brad Pitcher stood from his leather chair, his fingering pointing past the door. — Is this how you greet your best friend? Chris Kirkman asked, slowly drawing closer. His eyes were bloodshot, his voice frail. — Get … Continue reading

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