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A brief romantic ode to the Garden State

The author drinking from a mug that reads “BITCH, PLEASE. I’M FROM JERSEY.”
The author drinking from a mug that reads “BITCH, PLEASE. I’M FROM JERSEY.”


Express Yourself

Oxford says the origins of ‘yikes’ are unknown, but could it be traced back as far as Latin?

A dilapidated one-story building with “yikes” graffittied over a window, behind a chain-link fence.
A dilapidated one-story building with “yikes” graffittied over a window, behind a chain-link fence.
Photo: Michael Coghlan via Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0


Express Yourself

Why we should take a red pen to ‘The Elements of Style’ and other writing guides

Dimly lit desk with an open notebook with pencil illuminated by a lamp.
Dimly lit desk with an open notebook with pencil illuminated by a lamp.
Photo: Grimvr/Flickr


Past Is Prologue

Hundreds of years from now, how will the story of this time in the United States be told?

Photo: ksunderman/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


Express Yourself

The English language continues to be inconsistent and bewildering

Photo: Visit Greenwich/flickr (CC 2.0)


Past Is Prologue

An analysis of astronauts, the French revolution, and the future of space exploration


Lived Through This

Just down the road from where I grew up, they trained to kill Osama Bin Laden

A sign on a wire fence that says “DANGER KEEP OUT.”
A sign on a wire fence that says “DANGER KEEP OUT.”
Photo: Edwin Hooper/Unsplash


Past Is Prologue

Love is strange

Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California, September 11, 2020. Photo: Sela Shiloni


Humans 101

A psychologist’s perspective

The Swan, №1, Group IX by Hilma af Klint


Past Is Prologue

Working-class white people in the South have better stories to tell than the Lost Cause

Woman in Graham, North Carolina counter-protesting a Black Lives Matter march this past July. Photo by author.

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