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…

First Sleep

Cody Walker
April 8, 2014
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I downloaded Karen Russell’s Sleep Donation last week on the same evening my partner and I were sleep-training (or trying to sleep-train) our four-month-old daughter. Why read about sleeplessness, when a harrowing form of sleeplessness (brought on by a trio…

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