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List: Variations on “Spanking the Monkey” That Enable It to Apply to Female Masturbation
by Emily Lloyd (8/6/2004)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: Mailbag Three
by Rick Paulas (8/6/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Women Who Won’t Sit Down
by Victoria H. (8/5/2004)

Kevin Dolgin Tells You About Places You Should Go In Europe: Of Hermits and Saracens: Le Vieux Noyer, France
by Kevin Dolgin (8/5/2004)

Are You Another Vietnam?
by Don Steinberg (8/5/2004)

Monologue: Beware, the Shark!
by Jamie Allen (8/4/2004)

How to Know Whether the Voice Around You, Promising Unspeakable Pain, Is Reciting 50 Cent Lyrics or Waging Real Threats to Your Life
by Tony Antoniadis (8/4/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Nepotism
by Mark Budman (8/3/2004)

List: Sexual Euphemisms That Won’t Catch On
by Benjamin Kharakh (8/3/2004)

List: Featured Attractions at This Year’s Department of Homeland Security Pep Rally
by Audrey Ference (8/3/2004)

List: Sentences and Short Dialogues Incorporating Names of Countries in the Middle East
by Michael Degnan (8/3/2004)

The Exploding Boy
by Nick Parker (8/2/2004)

If Henny Youngman Had Played Hamlet
by Michael Fowler (7/30/2004)

List: Life Lessons (a.k.a. Tips From the Mario Brothers Instruction Booklet)
by Sue Marucci (7/29/2004)

List: A Hand-by-Hand Description of My Face During a Recent Poker Tournament
by James Kuhl (7/29/2004)

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)

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