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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List: A Collection of Unpublished Hospital Greeting Cards Meant to Ease Patients’ Fears About Their Looming Surgeries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)

Notes on Craft: Some Instructions for Readers and Writers of American Fiction: An Interview with Robert Coover
by Gabe Hudson (6/22/2004)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Adding A Zombie To Your Fantasy Baseball Team
by Rick Paulas (6/20/2004)

List: What the Stock Pages Would Look Like if Businesses Chose Ticker Abbreviations the Way Bar Patrons Choose Initials for Arcade-Game High-Score Lists
by B.M. Lilley (6/18/2004)

List: Andrew W.K.‘s Inspirational Website Messages or Charles Manson’s Poetry?
by John McRae (6/18/2004)

List: Words That at First Glance Appear to be The Names of Warring Populations in Bad Science-Fiction Novels, but are Actually Strange Marsupials
by Carrie Cizauskas (6/18/2004)

Enriched Uranium: What Every Parent Should Know
by Chris Bachelder (6/18/2004)

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