Category Archives: Issue 4: Panic

Fragments of a Silicon Valley Childhood

Fragments of a Silicon Valley Childhood by Ary Chest Because most of the companies that make it famous are headquartered in the small towns surrounding the large but sleepy city of San Jose, growing up in Silicon Valley is generally written off as any suburban upbringing. To me, that was never the case. While, like

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The Student Reading

The Student Reading by Paul Florez Back in July, I wrote at length about my hopes and fears for the first student reading I’d be hosting at The New School. The story was published with Slice magazine, and I ended it on a relatively positive note, saying we’ll have to wait till September to see

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7 Literary Relationships That Ended With The Grave

7 Literary Relationships That Ended With The Grave Love lasts forever, or at least until we’re dead. And let’s face it, we’re all going to die. Some of us swiftly and tragically, some slowly over a gruelingly long period of time. Either way, we all face the same fate – that long black corridor of

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Advanced Sneakerology

I’m sure all this sounds silly. I’ve had guys tell me that they own one pair of sneakers, wear them every day, and buy a new pair only when the shoes become un-wearable. (I have no clue what un-wearable means because I keep all my sneakers in Sistine-Chapel-clean condition, but I’ll get there later).

California Author Edan Lepucki Talks Influence And End of Days

“It’s totally human to imagine our current world, lost. Perhaps it’s a way to understand death, to translate it from the personal loss, the obliteration of self, to a larger, cultural one.”

Boyhood Review

By Kyle Lucia Wu

What Linklater has done with his decision to film the same actors over a stretch of a dozen years is remove that suspension of disbelief that any movie portraying a stretch of time has – that the tiny toddler in the flashback is actually the grown man with a beard in the present.