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Opening
by J. Robert Lennon (10/9/2003)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: “Sometimes” by James Just Totally Does It for Me
by Mike Kwolek (10/7/2003)

McSweeney’s Brain Exploder: Serial Fillers
by Carlton Doby (10/7/2003)

Jonathan Bailey’s Out-Of-Office Auto-Responder for 12 September, 2003
by Wells Oliver (10/7/2003)

Sestina: Okay Precious
by Mike Kwolek (10/6/2003)

10 Signs Your Guy’s Gotta Go
by Lee Tyler (10/6/2003)

List: Rejected Titles for Hymns
by Mollie Wilson (10/3/2003)

List: Alphabetical Listing of the Occupations of the People Running for Governor of California (As Listed on the “Official Sample Ballot”)
by Tom O'Connor (10/3/2003)

List: Geology Terms That Sound Like Names for Small Forest People
by Vance Anderson (10/3/2003)

List: Geology Terms That Sound Dirty, But Aren’t
by Vance Anderson (10/3/2003)

List: Comments My Father Made to the TV
by Andy Earles (10/3/2003)

B.R. Cohen’s Annals of Science: Vol I: Newton, Leibniz, and Calculus; or, How to Put the Beat Down on a Rival in the 17th Century and Lavoisier, Priestley, and Oxygen; or, The Tyranny of Purity
by B.R. Cohen (10/3/2003)

Suggested Venues for Grieving
by Jonathan Gibbs (10/1/2003)

Sestina: Recall This
by Michael David Murphy (9/30/2003)

The Moon: Myths and Facts
by Stephany Aulenback (9/30/2003)

Interviews With People Who Have Interesting or Unusual Jobs: Just Call Me Zippy, An Interview With Amy Barich
by Suzanne Yeagley (9/27/2003)

Dan Kennedy Solves Your Problems With Paper: Part 5
by Dan Kennedy (9/27/2003)

Selections from Speak, Commentary: Unused Audio Commentary By Jayson Blair and Stephen Glass, Recorded Summer 2003, for The Goonies Special Gen-X Edition DVD, Part II
by Jeff Alexander and Tom Bissell (9/27/2003)

List: An Incomplete List of Admonitions, Disclaimers, and Braggadocios Appearing on the Cardboard Sleeves of Thirty-Three and One-Third Revolutions Per Minute Microgroove Long-Playing Phonographic Records
by Jim Kuhn (9/26/2003)

List: Grout-Related Phrases Written on the Grout in a Bathroom Stall (Most Likely Written While Sitting on the Toilet)
by Ryan Gratzer (9/26/2003)

List: Reasons You’re No Longer Fit To Be an Architect
by Jason Roeder (9/26/2003)

The Will to Power: Maximizing Life Potential with Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
by Hansun Hsiung (9/26/2003)

I Am a Concerned Citizen, Part Two
by Adam Johnson (9/25/2003)

McSweeney’s Brain Exploder: One More for the Riddler
by Carlton Doby and Dennis Mahoney (9/24/2003)

Selections from Speak, Commentary: Unused Audio Commentary By Jayson Blair and Stephen Glass, Recorded Summer 2003, for The Goonies Special Gen-X Edition DVD, Part I
by Jeff Alexander and Tom Bissell (9/24/2003)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Illusionist David Blaine, Currently Spending Forty-Four Days in a Perspex Box in London
by Ian Petrie (9/23/2003)

Smokesignals: The New Official Newsletter of Coyote Sam’s Cowboy Grill®
by Dan Kennedy (9/23/2003)

Sestina: Jim Cummins and David Lehman Defeat the Masked Man
by David Lehman (9/22/2003)

John Ritter, Greatest Mom-Kissing, Tranqilizer-Laced-Cookie-Baking, Serial Killer Robot in TV History, Dead at 54
by Sarah Vowell (9/22/2003)

List: Yngwie Malmsteen or Spinal Tap?
by David Lewis and Simon French (9/21/2003)

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