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Why Olivia Wilde Needs To Have A Miscarriage

I normally consider it to be beneath me to have an opinion on a matter pertaining to celebrity gossip, but the story of Olivia Wilde’s hissy fit regarding pregnant women on the train is worth exploring. Wilde tweeted that people who don’t give up their seats on the train to pregnant women are “selfish.” When […]

Florida, New York: A Short Story Based on Norman Rockwell’s “The Gossips”

Author’s Note: Florida, New York is a small, irrelevant village located about 75 miles outside of New York City, in Orange County. He didn’t even have a chance to unpack a single item before the first roach appeared on his doorstep. “Hi there,” said Mary Teltofski, a woman in her seventies. “I’m Mary. I just […]

Craigslist Missed Connections: For you…my YOU (w4m)

R– This is 4 U. Maybe the right “r” maybe wrong… Anyways…all good things to you, always. M NOT MICHELLE     NOT MARIA NOT MARIA            NOT MARGARET NOT MELISSA        NOT MARGUERITE Dear MARIA (I’ll get to this in a moment), My parents always taught me to act grateful when I receive a gift, even if I […]