The Starving Stones

Written by Artemis Walsh [Trigger warning: Eating disorder] When I have a spare hour before an afternoon class, or some time after a class, I walk around Saint Stephens Green, one of Ireland’s main parks. The treecover is thick. The leaves cast green shadows. On each corner of the park, there stands a statue or…

Bob McNair Defended Jerry Richardson, Because of Course he Did

Written by Anthony Mahon Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has made no secret of his obsession with putting his foot in his mouth. A few months ago, McNair referred to anthem-protesting football players as “inmates,” prompting multiple responses via Twitter. I can appreciate ppl being candid. Don’t apologize! You meant what you said. Showing true…

Midlife Crisis Mistress

Written by Jordan Upshaw Names have been changed to protect anonymity. When John was 16 he was expelled from boarding school. He was sent home while the administration decided whether or not to allow him to return. Depressed and facing an uncertain future, John’s mother decided to send him to a hot yoga class made…

Lawn Mowing and Podcasts: A Major Marvel Crossover Event

Written by Zachary Richardson In the summer of 2012, I was mowing my lawn. I wasn’t exactly having the greatest of times. The sun was beating down on me like a wanna-be-drummer with aggression issues and I was the victimized set of overturned pots and pans. Suddenly, I had an idea as to how I’d…