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Amanda Marcotte 13h
Truly, the horrors for moms of sons may never end. They may have to tell their boys, horror, to keep it in your pants unless she wants you to take it out.
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“Want to have sex?” Armando asked Emily, “You can say no.” “Wow,” Emily thought to herself, “and they say chivalry is dead.” 
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Chris Quintana 13h
The Great Gatsby in fewer words on McSweeney's today: "The Rich Person Who Was Not Very Happy” "I Wish That I Were Rich” "Well, Then, I Am Glad That I Am Not Rich"
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Jane Garfinkel 13h
My old piece provides a logical explanation for why Mitch McConnell is so terrible:
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"Do not drop your greasy chicken bones to the floor under your seat. The Met sells fried chicken in buckets for a good and obvious reason."
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(((David Lytle))) 13h
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"I thought I’d be cast as a male orphan, running around the orphanage causing trouble with Annie. I didn’t realize I’d be Daddy Warbucks."
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"I can survive for long periods of time on a bite of crusty brown bread and three dewdrops collected from a single blade of grass."
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Soda City Reads 14h
“One morning Arlene Samsa awoke from a night of fitful sleep to find herself transformed into a middle-aged lady.”
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Adam Rotstein 14h
Once I realized how ironic it was that this piece was my worst ever performing, I was able to make peace with that fact
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Mallory Baches 15h
Once again, describes me with alarming precision...
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Replying to @TiredinBrooklyn
😭😭😭 Oh my god we're losing it, that's the best thing ever.
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Leigh 12h
Today was the opening day of my school library! I’m proud to say I built the vast majority of the furniture myself & own the majority of the books, too. Put some of the short story balloons out to celebrate & get kids excited about the possibilities reading gives us.
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Alicia Adamczyk 15h
today is mostly bad as is the foreseeable future but there’s one good thing
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Michelle Hobbs 16h
Every GenX-er needs this John Hughes/Supreme Court Nom mashup today by on
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GMA 16h
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Kate Geiselman 16h
This gem from is so perfect, I don't know whether to laugh or cry: "Excerpted Testimony from the Supreme Court Nomination of Steff McKee, formerly of *Pretty in Pink*.
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Alie Martell 17h
is this the only piece of content on the internet that will forever withstand the test of time
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