I Once Thought Drinking Made Me Irish

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On St. Patrick’s Day, Liam Day reflects on a time when he thought he needed to drink to be Irish.

Why Storytelling Has Always Been Better Than Lecturing, Period

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Our relationships, marriages and the whole of our society would improve if we read more stories.

Book Review of “American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage Among Men”

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David McConnell explores manhood through a literary lens akin to Capote’s “In Cold Blood.”

What’s Cooler than Cool? Dads Writing for Their Kids

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Interview with the guys behind Daddy Cool, an anthology of dads writing YA stories and essays targeted at their kids

The Dentist, The Pogues, and Being Irish

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This St. Patrick’s Day, Liam Day challenges the notion that in order to be a proper Irishman you have to get piss-drunk and belligerent.

And the Monarchs

Tweet  And the Monarchs   We shall talk again sometime, And I shall speak timidly About the morning’s quarter moon. I won’t mention Joyce or Hemingway or Kant, For I have never read their useless, futile words. When inspired and perhaps calm, I shall hint at the irony of all things, And I shall want […]