List: Foolproof Dinner Party Icebreakers
by Russell Zerbo (12/16/2006)

John Moe’s Pop Song Correspondences: To: Peter Criss; From: Beth
by John Moe (12/15/2006)

Dan Liebert, Verbal Cartoonist: Fun Facts to Know and Tell
by Dan Liebert (12/13/2006)

The Azande Tribesman Makes His Weekly Football Picks
by Eric Silver (12/13/2006)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to Norwegian Aid Minister Erik Solheim
by Zev Borow (12/13/2006)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: Contract Bonuses Are Getting Out of Hand
by Rick Paulas (12/12/2006)

Sestina: I’m Obsessed With My Wife
by Nicole Steinberg (12/12/2006)

After Drinking Too Many Martinis At Lunch, Old Man Potter, Unwisely Acting As His Own Attorney, Delivers His Closing Remarks To A Bedford Falls Jury
by G.F. Snell (12/12/2006)

Bean And Nothingness
by Jon Fitch (12/11/2006)

Mike Richardson-Bryan’s Five Stages of Grief: Batman
by Mike Richardson-Bryan (12/8/2006)

Rejected Submissions For Seventeen Magazine’s “Daily Traumarama.”
by Dede Preno (12/8/2006)

A Web Log or “Blog” Started In an Attempt for Me, Gary Kimball, To Get Closer To My-15-Year-Old Son, Marcus, Who’s Living With His Mom and Her New Husband, Rick
by Mike Sacks and Ted Travelstead (12/7/2006)

List: Nicknames for Yakima: Central Washington’s Crystal Methamphetamine Capital
by Andrew Mudd (12/6/2006)

List: Things My Father Has Said to Me in Crowded Restaurants
by Erica Korey (12/6/2006)

List: Vegetarian Alternatives to Bowling
by Christopher Harris and John Painting (12/6/2006)

The Convergences Contest: Contest Winners #23, #24, and #25: Far Out
by Brian Christian, Michael Benson and Walter Murch (12/6/2006)

Dan Liebert, Verbal Cartoonist: Feelings
by Dan Liebert (12/6/2006)

Mike Fowler’s Dinner With Putin: Scene 1: A Libertarian Journalist Rewarded
by Michael Fowler (12/6/2006)

Sestina: Crusaders
by Kiki Petrosino (12/6/2006)

List: Poorly Named Game Shows of the Middle Ages
by Matt Osten (12/1/2006)

List: Cities From Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities or Unique Baby Names From
by Greg Santos (12/1/2006)

List: Nuclear Plant or Retirement Community?
by Josh Fischel (12/1/2006)

The Convergences Contest: An Addendum to the Foregoing, and a Visitor Challenge
by Lawrence Weschler (11/30/2006)

Dan Liebert, Verbal Cartoonist: Wolf-Child
by Dan Liebert (11/30/2006)

Andy Rooney Will Seat You Now
by Jason Roeder (11/30/2006)

FreeDarko’s Executive Quarters of Organized Basketball: The Basket of Birth
by Dr. Lawyer Indianchief (11/30/2006)

Mike Richardson-Bryan’s Five Stages of Grief: Paris Hilton
by Mike Richardson-Bryan (11/28/2006)

Selections From The Notebooks Of Max Roosevelt, 15-Year-Old Socialist
by Ben Dwertman (11/28/2006)

Sestina: Spaghetti Western Sestina
by Richard Peabody (11/27/2006)

Monologue: An 8-Foot Submarine Sandwich Gives Himself a Pep Talk
by Alex Berg (11/27/2006)

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