Second Sleep

Cody Walker
April 16, 2014
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So, like I said (or like Chekhov said), We shall rest. But that rest may still be a long way off. In the meantime (ominous word, meantime), we have Karen Russell’s Sleep Donation to keep us awake. Russell imagines an…

Award-Giving (3)

Zach Savich
April 15, 2014
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Spring seems to be happening in real-time out my window, though I’ve been making my friends stare at Selfeed instead. It offers “real-time updates of the #selfie tag on Instagram” and is dizzying, mundane, at once horrifying and heartening in…

Award-Giving (2)

Zach Savich
April 10, 2014
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Earlier this week at Ploughshares, Rebecca Makkai posted a gleeful, stinging send-up of the social media habits of “Todd Manly-Krauss, the world’s most irritating writer.” Todd humblebrags his way through Facebook posts like “I am exhausted but exhilarated from this…

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