The Talented Mister Ripley is a novel by Patricia Highsmith about a reserved young man who buys a hat on a trip to Europe! and in so doing realizing he…
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Grace Lavery on Grace Lavery: “Here’s the essay on British gender critical feminists’ capture of juridical and media institutions that I’ve been trying…
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Fripperies Bric-á-brac Baubles Nostrums Stomachics Talismans Trifles Novelties Ephemera Contrivances Cordials Sigils Infusions Salves Physicks (common)…
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Previously: The trans men who don’t want anything politely decline offers of testosterone. Three trans men of a certain type (were Mary McCarthy writin…
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Previously: I am the horrible bug that lives in the town. I am the bug and you are the miserable mother with no antennae. I invented my body and it was…
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Previously: I’m Patrick Wilson. I’m Your Skeptical Husband. I’m– Well, I’m Just Not So Sure About All Of This. Wait. Wait, wait. Wait — wait a minute, …
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Pippi Longstocking It soon became known throughout the little town that a nine-year-old girl was living all by herself in Villa Villekulla, and all the…
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I love watching, say, an old Gilda clip on YouTube, because you know half of the comments are going to be variations on “Women were so much sexier Then…
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“It’s time for me to self-actualize,” Kristen Stewart said, and righteously delivered a monologue about lesbian best practices. Everyone’s politics wer…
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There Is So Much Hope To Be Pigs Soon
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I’ve been inside too long for this shit to be cute You had better not have developed any resourceful little networks in my walls I don’t want to hear a…
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The scene: A local grocer with a pharmaceutical counter. It’s not overthinking a class thing, I don’t think, because pretty much everyone has to go to …
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