List: Erotic Presidential Names
by Patrick W. Gavin (5/19/2004)

List: Popular Song Titles which Have Been Altered So as Not to Offend the Very Prudish
by Paul Kaloper (5/19/2004)

Sestina: Singing Combat
by Jeff Tweedy (5/19/2004)

Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 7: Summer Movie Edition
by Scott Douglas (5/18/2004)

Travels With My Antecessors: Michelle Orange Goes in Search of Her Name: Basta Cosi, Part Eight
by Michelle Orange (5/17/2004)

Dan Kennedy Solves Your Problems With Paper: Part 7
by Dan Kennedy (5/15/2004)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: Ideal Roster of an American League Baseball Team Composed Only of Famous Davids Without Obvious Athletic Ability
by Rick Paulas (5/14/2004)

Traig & McGrath, Shut-In Detectives: Cases 33 & 34
by Jenny Traig and Peter McGrath (5/13/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My New and Old Furnaces
by José Avelino Gilles Corbett Lourenço (5/13/2004)

List: Love Isn’t…
by Mike Sacks and Ted Travelstead (5/13/2004)

List: C-Span Reality Show Ideas Seeking to Capitalize on the Popularity of VH1’s Bands Reunited
by Dave Wilson (5/13/2004)

List: Apart from an Angel Getting Its Wings, Other Things That Happen Every Time a Bell Rings
by Bryan Hughes (5/13/2004)

Monologue: Local Radio Station’s “’80s Hour” Wants a Second Chance
by Lindsay Hunter (5/12/2004)

Gabe Hudson’s Dear Mr. President Letters: Batch 15
by Various Letter Writers (5/11/2004)

Dispatches From Roy Kesey, An American Guy Married to a Peruvian Diplomat Living in China: Dispatch 14: Beijing Intimacies: Zhang Si, Traffic-Control Specialist
by Roy Kesey (5/11/2004)

John Moe’s Pop Song Correspondences: Changes to the Hotel California, Made in Response to Mr. Henley’s Recent Complaint
by John Moe (5/11/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the State of New York
by Michael D. Ayers (5/11/2004)

Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 6
by Scott Douglas (5/10/2004)

List: Excerpts from Love: Family Style — How to Have a Happy Home By Dr. Clarence W. Kerr with Nathanael Olson, Cited Here in Support of President Bush’s Marriage-Advocacy Initiatives or the Blessed Institution of (Heterosexual) Marriage
by A.E. Sousa (5/7/2004)

List: Biological Terms or Theories that Sound Made Up
by Emma Sheppard (5/7/2004)

List: Playground Toys Unsuitable for Children
by Joshua Seely (5/7/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to a Playboy Poster
by Kristen Lepionka (5/6/2004)

Short Essays on Favorite Songs, Inspired by Nick Hornby’s Songbook: “Two Step” from The Real Ramona by Throwing Muses
by Jason Korenkiewicz (5/6/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Graydon Carter, Editor of Vanity Fair Magazine
by Dianne Fagan (5/5/2004)

On Tour with Bob Edwards
by B.R. Cohen (5/5/2004)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Twenty-Year-Old USC Intern That I Slept With
by John Pecod (5/4/2004)

Beloit College Mindset List: 1918
by Adam Underhill (5/4/2004)

List: My Heart Belongs to Puff Daddy: Proposed New Names for Sean “P. Diddy” Combs in Honor of St. Valentine’s Day
by Melissa Bell (5/3/2004)

List: Sensations I Would Have Gladly Endured for a Full Thirty Minutes in Lieu of the Eight Months of Constant Discomfort Resulting from a Pinched Sciatic Nerve (the Longest Nerve in the Body)
by Matt Sherman (5/3/2004)

List: Rethinking Horse Proverbs
by Joseph O'Brien (5/3/2004)

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