Jokes by Brian Beatty: JC Penney
by Brian Beatty (5/19/2006)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Amazon Parrot I Have Been Supporting for Over 15 Years Who Still Tries to Bite Me for No Apparent Reason
by Renee Prince (5/19/2006)

FreeDarko’s Executive Quarters of Organized Basketball: Os Brazões
by Dr. Lawyer Indianchief (5/18/2006)

List: Where I Would Look for Hungry, Hungry Hippos
by Andrew Hoyt (5/18/2006)

Monologue: The Garter Snake in 11-Year-Old Kevin Wackerbarth’s Terrarium
by Ned Rust (5/18/2006)

Classroom Smoking Policies, Art History 542, Oberlin, 1970
by Tony Antoniadis (5/17/2006)

Dispatches From a Public Librarian: Dispatch 22: Fun With Cutters
by Scott Douglas (5/17/2006)

Chuck Norris Candidly Speaks Out On Torture as He Wins a Lifetime Achievement Award for Choreography at the First Annual Waco, Texas, Film Festival
by David Aldridge (5/16/2006)

Expert Help for Your Fantasy Baseball Franchise: Tales of the Heckle, Part IV
by Rick Paulas (5/16/2006)

Sestina: (with fire): A Twin Peaks Sestina
by Chip Livingston (5/16/2006)

The Convergences Contest: Contest Winner #10: Gutshot
by Jason Torchinsky (5/16/2006)

List: Popular Musicians If England Had Won the Revolutionary War
by S.F. Purschwitz (5/15/2006)

Ladies And Gentlemen Of The Jury
by Jon Fitch (5/12/2006)

Monologue: David Caruso Scolds His Cat About Its Lackadaisical Litter Box Use
by Brian Graham (5/11/2006)

FreeDarko’s Executive Quarters of Organized Basketball: Don’t Think I’m Just a Violent Guy
by Bethlehem Shoals (5/11/2006)

List: Habits That Are Harder to Break Than Peter Cetera’s Ex-Girlfriend
by Douglas Edwards (5/11/2006)

List: Good Advice From a Grand Theft Auto Dating FAQ
by David Abrams (5/11/2006)

List: Signs That America May Be Having a Love Affair With the Automobile
by Darren Addy (5/11/2006)

List: Possible Names for a Child Conceived by an Almond Fanatic and a Lover of the Movie Young Guns
by Eric Feezell (5/11/2006)

Further Evidence That Sportscenter Has Lost All Connection To Reality
by Ben Steele (5/10/2006)

Jokes by Brian Beatty: Pet Theory
by Brian Beatty (5/10/2006)

Feedback From James Joyce’s Submission of Ulysses to His Creative Writing Workshop
by Teddy Wayne (5/9/2006)

Sestina: dark fossils enough to sing of dotted orchids
by Camille Martin (5/9/2006)

Open Letters: An Open Letter to My Neighbors a Few Buildings Away in My Apartment Complex
by AJ Murray (5/9/2006)

Thanks for the Intervention
by Jay Dyckman (5/8/2006)

Cookie Monster Searches Deep Within Himself and Asks: Is Me Really Monster?
by Andy Bryan (5/5/2006)

List: Unpublished Sequels to Famous Science-Fiction Novels
by Steve Rushmore (5/5/2006)

List: Song Ideas for My Next Album
by Brian Geary (5/5/2006)

Thirteen Writing Prompts
by Dan Wiencek (5/4/2006)

Jokes by Brian Beatty: Um, Good and What Was I Thinking?
by Brian Beatty (5/4/2006)

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