Tanguay vs. Tyson, Round 2

Pablo Tanguay
February 26, 2014
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I haven’t read ghostwriter Larry “Ratso” Sloman’s autobiographies of Howard Stern, David Blaine, Kiss drummer Peter Criss, or the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis, so I don’t know if any of those guys, after reading the final manuscript of…

KR in Seattle

David Lynn
February 24, 2014
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Even more than reading, which may be shared as a bedtime story or a tale around a campfire, writing has always been a solitary endeavor.  One labors at night or early morning, struggling with phrases and images, wrestling recalcitrant characters…

Birds and Brush Strokes

Cody Walker
February 23, 2014
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As readers, we have certain lines (or stanzas, or paragraphs) that we can’t get out of our heads. Maybe it’s just a phrase: Dickinson’s “Buccaneers of Buzz,” Larkin’s “not untrue and not unkind.” In Nicholson Baker’s The Anthologist, the narrator…

Tanguay vs. Tyson, Round 1

Pablo Tanguay
February 19, 2014
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In the late afternoon on June 26, 1988, after half a week in the back rows of a Greyhound, I stepped with my duffel into the gloom of the San Diego bus terminal and bummed a cigarette off a fifty-something…

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