Feelings I Have Shared With Roman Emperors, Tyrants Of Old, Prophets, Good Fairies Disguised As Crones, Enchanted Princes, and Temperamental Thoroughbred Stallions At Crosswalks

The Man Who Loved The Woman Who Ate A Piano: The Sorrows Of Young Werther Makes Me Anxious About My Own Legacy

Oh, No – I've Overprais'd Sir's Elegant Body And Now It's Growing

I Finished Writing My Book So You Can Go Right To Hell

The Stages Of Receiving Physical Mail, Like In Your Mailbox

Annotating Phoebe Hinsdale Brown's Account Of Writing The Hymn "I love to steal awhile away" In 1818

The Index From Dr. Mary Pipher's "Reviving Ophelia," In Order Of Continued Emotional Resonance

Thursday Open Thread

The Entire Series Run Of Frasier Where Everything's The Same But Frasier Is Now, Very Obviously, A Centaur

Binary vs. Non-Binary: The Worst WWE Smackdown Idea Ever

Gentlemen, please! Put down your duelling pistols – I swear I am not worth it!

Getting The Band Back Together: One Last Interview With Nicole and Danny

What air conditioning feels like: Alcoholism, That One Sears Commercial, and Dives In Hell

Joan Didion Receives A Phone Call From Anne Carson

"Just To Be Clear, Everyone Was A Little Bit Of A Lesbian Then": Contextualizing 19th-Century Lesbianism

The Life Of Christ, As Told By That Scene From Moonstruck Where Nic Cage Tells Chrissy To Bring Him The Big Knife

A Working Script For Any Extreme Sports Documentary

One Weird Thing* They** Don't*** Tell You**** About Top Surgery

"My Clean Floor" And The Battles You're Only Aware Of Once You've Lost

Us And A Little Bit Of Hell


Lieutenant, you would do me an enormous favor if you stopped calling me sir.