Monologue: A Push-Reel Mower’s Rumination on Mowing the Lawn in the Gas-Powered Age
by Brian Slattery (8/30/2006)

The Convergences Contest: Conterst Winner #17: Clothesline Raising Over Carlisle, Indiana
by Charlie Hopper (8/30/2006)

Social Security Denies Gregor Samsa’s Disability Claim
by Theodore McCombs (8/29/2006)

Interviews With People Who Have Interesting or Unusual Jobs: Kameron Bashi, Pharmaceutical Guinea Pig
by Suzanne Yeagley (8/27/2006)

List: Biblical Horror Movies
by Jonathan Shipley (8/25/2006)

List: Lesser-Known Joe Jacksons
by Eli Musser (8/25/2006)

Preliminary Betting Line— Bigfoot V. Aliens
by Richard D. Ross (8/25/2006)

Anticlimactic Retellings Of Near Death Experiences Rejected For Inclusion In A Forthcoming Talk Show Segment Entitled “Life, Death, And Beyond.”
by Eric Feezell (8/24/2006)

Bedtime Stories By Thom Yorke
by David Hart (8/23/2006)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Wendy
by Jeff Robertson Alford (8/23/2006)

Jokes by Brian Beatty: Evenings and Weekends
by Brian Beatty (8/22/2006)

Traig & McGrath, Shut-In Detectives: Case 44
by Jenny Traig and Peter McGrath (8/21/2006)

The Fujita Scale Of Tornadic Activity
by Delia Guzman (8/21/2006)

The Convergences Contest: Contest Winner #16: A Rousseau/Hirshfield Convergence
by Adam Webb (8/19/2006)

Silly Things My 3-Year-Old Said That I’m Certain the Rest of the World Would Find Sweet and Cute
by Dan Kennedy (8/18/2006)

List: Ways in Which Spider-Man Does Not “Do Whatever a Spider Can.”
by Jon Mitchell (8/17/2006)

List: Toddler T-Shirt Slogans
by Darryl Berger (8/17/2006)

List: Chapter Titles for Rachel Carson’s 1962 Book Silent Spring That Were Rejected for Being Too Alarmist
by Caredwen Foley (8/17/2006)

A Complaint To The California State Karate Association Regarding The Mr. Miyagi School Of Karate
by Rick Stoeckel (8/17/2006)

Kevin Dolgin Tells You About Places You Should Go In Europe: Les Frites de la Liberté
by Kevin Dolgin (8/17/2006)

The History Of The Beloved Children’s Book Series The Berenstain Bears
by Doogie Horner (8/16/2006)

George Viebranz Has Taken to His Bed: Dispatch 3: Living Uphill
by George Viebranz (8/15/2006)

Sestina: To My Friend, the Christian Pop Star in Nashville
by K. Judith Mowrer (8/15/2006)

The Andover Grade Reports Of George W. Bush, Senior Year
by Jeff Barnosky (8/15/2006)

Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 23
by Scott Douglas (8/14/2006)

Game Night With Barry Bonds
by Eugene Tucker (8/11/2006)

Monologue: Final Thoughts of the Big Bald Shirtless German Soldier Who Beat Up Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark
by Ralph Gamelli (8/11/2006)

Philip Graham Spends a Year in Lisbon: Dispatch 1: I Don’t Know Why I Love Lisbon
by Philip Graham (8/10/2006)

Jokes by Brian Beatty: Fat No More
by Brian Beatty (8/10/2006)

The Recruitment of Harry Potter
by Craig Berman (8/10/2006)

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