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Essays Nonfiction Online-Only Prose

Who’s Afraid of ‘Socialism’?

“While plenty of socialists embraced democracy, plenty of capitalists turned to dictatorship.”

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Online-Only Prose Reviews

Audiobook Roundup: Aesthetics of Anticommunism and Counterrevolution Edition

Peter Berard considers the parallels between le Carre and Ellroy.

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Essays Nonfiction Online-Only Prose

Gentrification Transforming Neighborhoods in Big Texas Cities

“San Antonio has also undergone these changes, but they haven’t been as pronounced.”

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Art EVENT Fiction Prose

Three Steaks and You’re Out

“once you have the steak at Peter Luger you’ll want sex.”

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Art Fiction Prose

Santa Always Blows His Cover

“The thing about Christmas, for the longest time, was how Mom always burnt the bacon and how now, no one’s around to do it, so I burn my own.”

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Memoir Nonfiction Prose

A Team of Mules

“a mule can only do what a mule can do. And that’s enough.”

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Art Fiction Prose

Back Pain

“Is the night something more than an oversized shadow?”

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Art Essays Nonfiction Prose

Solidarity

“It’s personal.”

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Nonfiction Prose Reviews

Warring Warbles Within — A Review of WARBLES by Alex Z. Salinas

Thoughts on Alex Z. Salinas’ debut book of poems.

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Art Essays Nonfiction Prose

My Knees, Anthony Bourdain and Depression

“The anger of Bourdain – tears of a clown.”