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Outer Space

“The year is 1903 and the Lady Jane Grey College for Little Ladies is closed for the summer session, the windows empty, gargoyles and latin script cut into the arched doorways, the buildings now abandoned but for a few who have no other home, a handful of teachers, administrators, and orphans.” In order to start […]

Commerce in Shall

The Oscars are on Sunday. If you still need to be swayed that Amour should win every last prize, this editor urges you to invest comprehensively in┬áthe filmography of Michael Haneke. Once that is done, recover with a Little Book of Sloths (a portion of the proceeds go towards sloth conservation). If all of this […]

Commerce in Shall

To insert an expletitive into the phrase “My Bloody Valentine” would be redundant, but don’t let that diminish the importance of their new bloody album. It’s about bloody time! Maurice Sendak’s final book, brimming with begrudged tenderness. Three! New!! Plath bios!!! Valentine’s Day is almost here. If you can’t afford to take your significant other […]

Outer Space

Gentlemen, what book would occupy the crook of your arm on a round of literary speed dating? Henry Miller? Pablo Neruda? Faulkner’s Sanctuary? Crossword puzzle writer reveals his terminal cancer in one of his puzzles. Nature has a formula that tells us when it’s time to die. For the hideous offense that is this horrible […]