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Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Squirrel Trying to Chew Its Way Through My Roof
by William Sawalich (9/29/2005)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: Guns N’ Roses’ “Welcome to the Jungle.”
by John Harnetiaux (9/28/2005)

Jim Jarmusch’s Notes for a Ghostbusters Sequel
by Jack Pendarvis (9/28/2005)

Summer Movies Other Than March of the Penguins That Conservatives Are Rallying Behind
by Matt Loker (9/27/2005)

Sestina: Rats Live on No Evil Star
by Jeffrey Conway (9/27/2005)

List: 7 Habits of Highly Successful People
by Brendon Lloyd (9/23/2005)

List: Stories About My Puma
by Meg Favreau (9/23/2005)

Pretty Much the Way Some Tool on the Plane Was Telling Jokes While I Was Wondering If We Were All Going to Die in a Thunderstorm Over the Atlantic Ocean
by Dan Kennedy (9/23/2005)

Traig & McGrath, Shut-In Detectives: Cases 40 & 41
by Jenny Traig and Peter McGrath (9/22/2005)

Notes to My Household Staff
by Jim Stallard (9/22/2005)

Unqualified Successes of George W. Bush’s Two Terms in Office (So Far)
by Dave Halbur (9/21/2005)

Dispatches From Adjunct Faculty at a Large State University: Dispatch 4: On Autonomy
by Oronte Churm (9/21/2005)

The Photo Commentary of an Expensive Camera in the Hands of an Amateur
by Sebastian Gallese (9/20/2005)

Sestina: Detective Notes
by David Trinidad (9/20/2005)

Letters From an Earth Ball, To Or Concerning Sean Hannity: Letter From an Earth Ball
by Ben Greenman (9/19/2005)

Brad Melekian’s Surf Report: The Reports
by Brad Melekian (9/18/2005)

List: Companies at the Vanguard of the New Era in Christian Marketing
by Ned Rust (9/16/2005)

List: What Thoreau Is Missing
by Shannon Peach (9/16/2005)

List: I Can Never Recall the Name of Brooklyn’s New Hip Band
by Dan Kennedy (9/16/2005)

List: Methods Other Than Song by Which One Can Be Killed Softly
by Emily Lawton and Jonathan Holley (9/16/2005)

The Philadelphia Flyers Have a Time Machine: Installment Five
by Dave Johnston (9/16/2005)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: Duran Duran’s “The Chauffeur.”
by Jonathan Shipley (9/15/2005)

Dan Kennedy Solves Your Problems With Paper: Part 16
by Dan Kennedy (9/15/2005)

Strategic Attempts to Deflect Attention by the Most Obviously Overweight Member of the Donner Party
by Jay Dyckman (9/15/2005)

Seven People Who Are Screwing Up Marshville, Massachusetts (Pop. 2,384), and Frank Anderson Is No. 3
by Ralph Gamelli (9/14/2005)

If Only They Kept Diaries: Accu-Weather Guy and Snap, Crackle, Pop
by Jeff Steinbrink (9/13/2005)

Sestina: Francis Bacon Sestina
by Lynn Kilpatrick (9/13/2005)

My Vacation With The Government
by Wendy Molyneux (9/12/2005)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: Breaking Down the Wild-Card Races, 2005
by Rick Paulas (9/12/2005)

List: Modern Air-Guitar Alternatives
by Steve McKnight (9/9/2005)

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