Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Panda Handler at the San Diego Zoo
by Geoff Wolinetz (8/29/2003)

Talk Different: An Alternative to Idle Conversation
by Jason Roeder (8/29/2003)

If Game-Show Hosts Were Guests on Their Own Shows
by Max Luker (8/28/2003)

Sestina: Carroll Shelby at the Blue Springs, Missouri, Fall Classic Demolition Derby
by Greg Delisle (8/27/2003)

McSweeney’s Brain Exploder: Long-Distance Song Parody Dedication: “Cherry Pie.”
by Carlton Doby (8/27/2003)

The Bombay Palace All-You-Can-Eat Buffet: A Postcolonial Perspective
by Pasha Malla (8/26/2003)

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Meeting People More Famous Than You
by Michael Ian Black (8/25/2003)

Store Items Sold: August 17-23, 2003
by Store Manager (8/24/2003)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Claire Forlani
by Dina del Valle (8/22/2003)

I Am a Concerned Citizen
by Adam Johnson (8/22/2003)

Sestina: Attn: Human Resources
by Matt Sergi (8/21/2003)

List: Robert Frost Greeting Cards
by Dennis Mahoney (8/21/2003)

List: Things I Would Say to Dorothy Parker If I Was Her Boyfriend that Would Lead to a Huge Fight
by Matthew Simmons (8/21/2003)

Group Mobilization As a Desperate Cry for Help
by Christopher Monks (8/21/2003)

McSweeney’s Brain Exploder: Revenge of the Hunt and Peckers
by Carlton Doby , Megan Peterson and Sarah Garb (8/20/2003)

The Lies Perpetrated on Me by Public Education, Part One: Salisbury Central School
by Michael Northrop (8/19/2003)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Song Artist Barry Mann
by Kim Bosch (8/18/2003)

Kevin Dolgin Tells You About Places You Should Go In Europe: The Spanish King of Brussels
by Kevin Dolgin (8/18/2003)

How He Spent His Summer Vacation: An Interview with Jonson Miller, Part Two
by B.R. Cohen (8/15/2003)

Dan Kennedy Solves Your Problems With Paper: Part 3
by Dan Kennedy (8/15/2003)

Sestina: More Men than Bombs
by Jamey Kitchens (8/14/2003)

How He Spent His Summer Vacation: An Interview with Jonson Miller, Part One
by B.R. Cohen (8/14/2003)

McSweeney’s Brain Exploder: Pittsburgh Puzzle Parry-In-A-Pen Match: “Let’s Git it On!”
by Carlton Doby (8/13/2003)

Journal Entries from Sara Grady, Who is Studying Horseshoe Crabs on Cape Cod: August 12
by Sara Grady (8/12/2003)

“The Anomie of My Anomie is My Friend” a Scooby-Doo Treatment by Alice Munro
by Ken Krimstein (8/12/2003)

“10 More Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went Out Into the Real World — The Real World, That is, As Experienced by a Kennedy Who Married Arnold Schwarzenegger,” By Maria Shriver
by Paul Tullis (8/11/2003)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Spanish Host Family
by Amy M. O'Leary (8/8/2003)

Selected Listings from the Campus Clubs and Activities Guide Under “C.”
by Benjamin C. Thornton (8/8/2003)

I Enjoy Taunting Insomniacs
by Jason Roeder (8/7/2003)

List: Possible Collaborations Between James Brown and Loretta Lynn, to be Performed at This Year’s Kennedy Center Honors Ceremony
by Ben Skoch (8/6/2003)

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