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List: Hair Salon Names That Would Also Work as Steven Seagal Movies
by Chris Steck (7/29/2004)

Why I Am Leaving the Troupe
by Brian Sack (7/29/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Chris Robinson, Lead Singer of the Black Crowes
by John Perich (7/28/2004)

Dan Kennedy Solves Your Problems With Paper: Part 9
by Dan Kennedy (7/28/2004)

What’s (So) Funny About Peace, Love, and Understanding
by Eric Silver (7/28/2004)

List: Levels of the Mercalli Scale of Seismic Intensity Whose Descriptions Roughly Approximate the Effects of Consuming a Commensurate Number of Beers
by Mike Johns (7/27/2004)

List: Possible Names for a Third Team of Pickup Basketball Players If Shirts and Skins Are Already Taken
by Bret Turner (7/27/2004)

List: Fake Samarian Gods Referenced in the Motion Picture Ghostbusters, or Surnames of Professional Hockey Players
by Jared Young (7/27/2004)

Martha Ballard, Enlightenment-Era Midwife, Reviews Mötley Crüe, a Musical Group
by Jessica Suarez (7/26/2004)

List: Other Statements at Concerts That Caused Riots
by Austin Sidley and Max Luker (7/23/2004)

List: Things I’d Rather Do Than Go See Catwoman
by Benjamin Kharakh (7/23/2004)

List: Free Zingers for George W. Bush to Use During His Debates with John Kerry
by Ryan Boudinot (7/23/2004)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: Steps for Heckling Success
by Rick Paulas (7/23/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Look on Our Leadership Consultant’s Face
by S. Brown (7/22/2004)

Be Prepared!: How to Handle Threats to the Election
by Wendy Molyneux (7/22/2004)

Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 9.
by Scott Douglas (7/22/2004)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: “Do You Realize??” by the Flaming Lips
by Ted Jillson (7/21/2004)

Ten Excerpts From a Magazine Found at a Philly Gentlemen’s Club, Reformatted as Love Poems
by Daniel Maurer (7/21/2004)

Sestina: A Fake Sestina for Hayden Carruth
by Brian Henry (7/20/2004)

John Moe’s Pop Song Correspondences: A Memo to the Sultans of Swing, From Their Booking Agent
by John Moe (7/20/2004)

Gabe Hudson’s Dear Mr. President Letters: Batch 19
by Various Letter Writers (7/19/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Hummingbirds
by Tony Cross (7/19/2004)

The Screen Test
by Katherine Grosjean (7/19/2004)

Query
by Tom Lombardi (7/16/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Current Boyfriend of the Girl I’m in Love With
by Patrick Lienemann (7/15/2004)

My Son’s Appearance on Fresh Air
by Will Layman (7/15/2004)

List: Quotes From the Announcers of Wrestlemania XX Which Were, but Should Not Have Been, Meant in All Seriousness
by Joseph M. Ippolito (7/14/2004)

List: A Hard Day’s Night
by Brendan Hill (7/14/2004)

List: Car Names Which, When Preceded by the Word “Anal,” Sound Like Bad Porn
by Rebecca Anderson (7/14/2004)

List: Good Names for Vicious Dogs
by Ed Page (7/14/2004)

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