Mississippi Is Enough

love of place, home, homesickness, The South, African Americans

Robert Reece quit looking for his roots in distant lands that have not affected him so deeply as the history, culture, and people of Mississippi.

Shark Week: Close Encounters With Jeff Kurr

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Discovery Channel Shark Week producer and shark expert Jeff Kurr has more advice for finding—and avoiding—close encounters of the shark kind on your summer vacation.

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Perchance to Dream: My First Colonoscopy

weathered dock, blue-green ocean, blue sky

Don’t worry, Geoffrey Philp says. His first colonoscopy was like a day at the beach.

The Corn Curl Experiment

corn curls

How long can a friendship last?

How I Became Obsessed With Sneakers

adoration of the Air Jordan

No one has ever sacrificed for his children like Jorge Alberto Foglia, may he rest in peace.

Guestpost #11: Becky Ferreira – Ten things I've learned from Josh Bowman‏

Becky Ferreira is a Canadian writer, comedian and raptor based in New York. She has been published in Popular Science, Bust magazine, Glamour, TheAwl.com and The L Magazine among others. Her fiction has been published in One Cool Word and flashquake, and she is an Upright Citizens Brigade trained improviser, and one of my closest […]