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Dispatches From Roy Kesey, An American Guy Married to a Peruvian Diplomat Living in China: Dispatch 11: Spooky
by Roy Kesey (2/22/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Eighth-Grade Yearbook Photograph
by Puma Broderick (2/19/2004)

Confessions of a New Coffee Drinker
by Jon Friedman (2/19/2004)

Sestina: David Lehman and Jim Cummins Do Their Part After the World Trade Center Disaster
by James Cummins (2/19/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Customers at the Tattoo Shop Where I Work
by S.K. Williams (2/17/2004)

Traig & McGrath, Shut-In Detectives: Cases 19-22
by Jenny Traig and Peter McGrath (2/16/2004)

List: Actual Dialogue from Radio Commercials That I’ve Been Asked to Deliver “Believably” As If Normal People Would Say Such Things
by Brian Sack (2/16/2004)

Interviews With People Who Have Interesting or Unusual Jobs: An Interview with Nicole G., Former U.S. Census Bureau Employee
by Suzanne Yeagley (2/16/2004)

Monologue: Gregor Samsa, Coach
by Will Layman (2/16/2004)

Happiness Is a Warm Gun
by Adam Maxwell (2/16/2004)

Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 4
by Scott Douglas (2/16/2004)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: “Everything Is Free” by Gillian Welch
by Susannah Joy Felts (2/15/2004)

McSweeney’s Brain Exploder: Outfox(x)ing the Competition
by Carlton Doby (2/13/2004)

Kevin Dolgin Tells You About Places You Should Go In Europe: Useful Phrases
by Kevin Dolgin (2/11/2004)

Sestina: Tornado Season: April, Ottumwa, Iowa
by Jennifer L. Knox (2/11/2004)

Gabe Hudson’s Dear Mr. President Letters: Batch 10
by Various Letter Writers (2/10/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Baseball’s Bill Madlock
by Eric Silver (2/10/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Penguins
by Tony Cross (2/10/2004)

List: Shakespearean Magnet Poetry and Eighties Hair Bands
by Jennifer Carlson (2/9/2004)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: “I Never Did Sing You a Love Song” by Maria Muldaur
by Hannah C. Feldman (2/9/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Robert Mugabe
by Ian P. MacDonald (2/6/2004)

Laurienzo Peewee Hocky League Disclaimer
by D. Byard Cox (2/6/2004)

List: Places I’ve Walked Into with a Confident Swagger Despite Public Warning
by Wells Oliver (2/5/2004)

List: Who and What Was Most Likely Responsible for the Births of Our Current Democratic Presidential Candidates
by Adam Brown (2/5/2004)

List: Quotes from Either President of the United States George W. Bush or Senator/Chancellor/Emperor Palpatine from the Star Wars Movies
by Jason McGregor (2/5/2004)

Sestina: The Ghost of Foghorn Leghorn Speaks of Unrequited Love
by Paul Guest (2/5/2004)

Transcripts of Callers Reporting Litter or Major Debris in a Major Western-Hemisphere Municipality: Batch #2
by Matty Greenburg (2/4/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter from Milton Bradley to Milton Bradley
by Kim Bosch (2/3/2004)

Philip Colavito, Mob Accountant
by Leonard Pierce (2/3/2004)

Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 3: Special Movie Edition
by Scott Douglas (2/3/2004)

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