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Current Issue, No. 34



Or, put it this way: Paul Ryan went out onto the tightrope. The crowd, so long adoring their golden child, cheered. But a jester got the best of Ryan.

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Burn It Down

Corey Pein

Corey Pein discusses Planet Earth II and talks to Adrian Bonenberger about his essay on arming the left.


Dilbert’s Revenge

Hannah Gais

The gospel of Scott Adams is one of mediocrity untroubled by humility, which means that now is the perfect time for him to. . .


Fiction

Captain’s Table

Kate Christensen

For the past decade or so, I have been obsessed with news stories about cruise ships, in particular the idea of minor disasters at. . .



Hotel Letters

Cynthia Cruz

In the Estonian film in which I star as myself but prettier, or Jean Genet when he was young in the one black and white photograph. . .



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