Hector

Hector

or Paris. Or hawk or moth. Or paper or feathers or any number of ways to look at the armor of this, plumage of that. Or how a father’s disappointment seems to cloud these things; how it engages the fight, masks the retreat. How much like a coward. How the arrow flies,...
Review of Lindsay Hunter’s Ugly Girls by Sarah Brown

Review of Lindsay Hunter’s Ugly Girls by Sarah Brown

Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter. Farrar, Straus Giroux. 2014. 240 pages.   Ugly Girls opens with two wanna-be thug-girls cruising around in a stolen red Mazda, blasting gangster rap. This is the perfect scene to set the tone of a sweaty, dirty, linguistic joyride —...
Kool-Aid Man

Kool-Aid Man

My parents gave me the name of someone Who would be an asset in our war against the pervasive Demonic forces that threaten us on a daily basis. Our list contained the usual suspects: The Russians, the Count from Sesame Street, Ayatollah Khomeini, Universal Product...
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