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Daddy Was a 9-Iron
by Michael Fowler (7/14/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Boss, Who Was Recently Fired
by Serena Lu Chang (7/13/2004)

Three Short Monologues for the Struggling Actor
by Mike Sacks (7/13/2004)

Kevin Dolgin Tells You About Places You Should Go In Europe: The Inside-Out Heart of Paris: Beaubourg
by Kevin Dolgin (7/10/2004)

B.R. Cohen’s Annals of Science: Vol. IV: The Salad Days of Genetics
by B.R. Cohen (7/9/2004)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: 2004 Midseason Awards
by Rick Paulas (7/9/2004)

The North Korean State News Service Picks Up On Less Globally Relevant News
by Andrew Golden (7/8/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Sony Vaio
by Alicia Gifford (7/7/2004)

List: What’s Up Next for Jack Layton’s Mustache?
by Joe O'Neill (7/6/2004)

List: A Collection of Unpublished Hospital Greeting Cards Meant to Ease Patients’ Fears About Their Looming Surgeries
by Tiffany Torres (7/6/2004)

List: Cosmetic Surgery I Would Recommend to the Single Women Who Own Dogs in My Neighborhood Based on What Max, My Border Collie/Lab Mix, Seems To Like
by Brandon Rogers (7/6/2004)

Dispatches From Roy Kesey, An American Guy Married to a Peruvian Diplomat Living in China: Dispatch 15: Fish-trap
by Roy Kesey (7/3/2004)

List: Playlists on Dick Cheney’s iPod
by Ryan Boudinot (7/2/2004)

Sestina: Astronauts Give Up
by Christopher Kennedy (7/2/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Radioactive Spider That Never Bit Me
by James Foreman (6/30/2004)

Travels With My Antecessors: Michelle Orange Goes in Search of Her Name: Basta Cosi, Part Twelve
by Michelle Orange (6/30/2004)

Monologue: An Aging Kelis, Years from Now, Reflects on a Milkshake Long Expired, but How the Boys, Ah, the Boys Remain
by Jeremy Richards (6/29/2004)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: Toni Braxton’s “Un-break My Heart.”
by Joy Kawabata (6/29/2004)

Gabe Hudson’s Dear Mr. President Letters: Batch 18
by Various Letter Writers (6/28/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Three-Year-Old Daughter, Sylvie
by Muffy Srinivasan (6/28/2004)

Travels With My Antecessors: Michelle Orange Goes in Search of Her Name: Basta Cosi, Part Eleven
by Michelle Orange (6/25/2004)

Interviews With People Who Have Interesting or Unusual Jobs: I’m Your Trumpet-Playing Gorilla: An Interview with Brian Wishnefsky, a.k.a. Sparky the Clown
by Suzanne Yeagley (6/24/2004)

List: If Charles Bukowski Had Written Children’s Books
by Litsa Dremousis (6/24/2004)

List: Little-Known Nancy Drew Titles
by Christina Delia (6/24/2004)

List: Downsized Works of Literature
by J.D. Finch (6/24/2004)

List: If All Characters Were Named After Places in Maine
by Rachel Axler (6/24/2004)

Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 8: Three Tales of the Internet
by Scott Douglas (6/24/2004)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: “How To Disappear Completely” From Kid A by Radiohead
by Dan Clem (6/23/2004)

John Moe’s Pop Song Correspondences: Letters to Fogerty
by John Moe (6/23/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Deep Fear That My Girlfriend Will Be Really Fat Later in Life
by Kenneth Smith (6/22/2004)

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