The First Black Friday, by William BradfordUpdated
by River Clegg

List: “Must-Haves” for the Holiday SeasonUpdated
by Aubrey Cloutier


Why You Should Not Have Broken Up With Me, According to Various Critical Theories
by Tommy Wallach

It’s Decorative Gourd Season, Motherfuckers
by Colin Nissan

The Boy from Jurassic Park’s College Application Essay
by Julia Drake

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Adorable Young Couple Leisurely Strolling By As I Frantically Usher My Children into My Rav4
by Angela Cardinale

A Small-Scale Organic Farmer Wants You to Know a Few Things
by Claire Boyles

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