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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)

Kevin Dolgin Tells You About Places You Should Go In Europe: In Search of Frank Zappa: Vilnius, Lithuania
by Kevin Dolgin (6/17/2004)

How to Tell People That You Are a Billionaire Without Sounding Obnoxious
by Wendy Molyneux (6/17/2004)

Travels With My Antecessors: Michelle Orange Goes in Search of Her Name: Basta Cosi, Part Ten
by Michelle Orange (6/17/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My First Five Girlfriends
by Emlyn Lewis (6/16/2004)

How I Fall Asleep
by Van Choojitarom (6/14/2004)

List: Russian Bolshevik Slogan or Prince Incarnation?
by David Chambers (6/11/2004)

List: Judy Blume’s Lesser-Known Philosophy Texts
by Sam Thielman (6/11/2004)

How to Spoil Your Panther for Under Ten Dollars
by Eric Silver (6/11/2004)

John Moe’s Pop Song Correspondences: James Taylor Issues an Update on “The Friendship Ring.”
by John Moe (6/10/2004)

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