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On How To Teach Creative Writing To Undergrads While Being A Feminist Harpy

@scrooge If they don't want to read about women's issues, they shouldn't be in university and maybe they aren't really human. Also, commas go inside the quotation marks.

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:51 am 0

On The 12 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make On Medium

@hockeymom Lock all your cheese in a cheese safe that only opens once every three days. Then lock all your artisinal breads in bread safe that only opens when the cheese safe is locked.

Posted on November 6, 2013 at 12:01 am 0

On What Does Your Coffee Say About You? And... Is It Something Terrible?

"the second-largest traded commodity in the world, after oil"

What about walnuts?

Posted on October 31, 2013 at 11:13 am 0

On Man Storms Off Internet: Goodbye, Chris Jones!

@macartney I found it awful and embarrassing in the way that Esquire pieces often are.

Posted on April 17, 2012 at 1:19 pm 0

On The Rent Is Too Damn Hilarious

Least interesting article of all time.

Posted on April 14, 2012 at 5:27 am 0

On How 25 National Magazine Award Nominations Went To 25 Male Writers

@KeithTalent Good call. I remember reading the description of that one in the table of contents and thinking it would be boring, only to read it and find that it was one of the most fascinating and memorable stories I'd read that year.

Posted on April 13, 2012 at 2:53 am 0

On How 25 National Magazine Award Nominations Went To 25 Male Writers

@Siva Vaidhyanathan@twitter Actually, as this article points out, 12 women were nominated altogether, just not in reporting, features, profiles, essays, and columns, which are the important ones, apparently.

Posted on April 13, 2012 at 1:49 am 0

On The Inconvenient Astrologer Of MI5

@My Number Is My Address That was my first thought too. But I looked it up, and he did write one spy novel 2006 and is slated to write a new 007 book, so it's not an entirely inaccurate label.

Posted on April 12, 2012 at 4:37 am 0

On How To Write The Great American Novel

@ianmac47 But part of that is just the fact that a huge percentage of serious writers go into MFA programs these days. It's become a default option.

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 5:22 pm 0

On Has MTV Disappointed Yet Another Generation?

@Niko Bellic Young people don't understand what music was like before the internet. The generations that went through adolescence pre-YouTube are the 21st century version of the children of the Depression.

Posted on March 24, 2012 at 12:29 am 0