BULL ON TAP: SHOCK TOP PUMPKIN

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…like drinking a regular Shock Top out of a fetid Jack-o-lantern.More

A Photo for Your Wallet

A Photo for Your Wallet

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I had dreams that a boyfriend would mean an 8 x10 photograph framed and on the mantle, whether there was an actual mantle, it did not matter.More

BULL ON TAP: BUSCH

BULL ON TAP: BUSCH

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A 4.3% abv enigma, Busch is surprisingly drinkable with as much taste as the beer’s slogan has meaning: “Clear and bright as mountain air.”More

Life Stages: An Essay Based on an Interview with Khalil Abdul-Karim

Life Stages: An Essay Based on an Interview with Khalil Abdul-Karim

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You go to parties, you kiss girls, you try liquor, you smoke weed. You still fast during Ramadan and only then do you stick to making salat five times a day.More

Spook Show

Spook Show

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I printed out a copy of the article and showed it to my brother Art.
“Do you think that’s Tommy?” I asked him.
He stared at it. “Yes,” he said. He couldn’t stop staring at the mug shot.More

The Defeatist

The Defeatist

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Gael Monfils: Why plonk down a straightforward smash when you can leap four feet in the air and karate chop the thing home?More

Insuring the Collection: A Life With Zero Deductibles

Insuring the Collection: A Life With Zero Deductibles

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Who the hell takes out an insurance policy on their records? Someone with too many records, that’s who.More

BULL ON TAP: OETTINGER PILS

BULL ON TAP: OETTINGER PILS

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Germany’s best selling beer: “0% BORING. 100% FOAM BEARD.”
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The Derf

The Derf

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“Cellar had the type of raw on-board skill that when witnessed quickly transitioned from inspiring to intimidatingMore

BULL On Tap: Coors Light

BULL On Tap: Coors Light

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There’s Cool, and Then There’s (celebrity spokesman Jean Claude) Van Damme CoolMore

Dybek Interview

Dybek Interview

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“If you think that writers tend to obsess over youth now, just wait a little longer as the boomers all get to write their obsessing-over-aging storiesMore

Frankie Would Be Almost Nine

Frankie Would Be Almost Nine

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“I could hear the echoes of boys’ voices coming from the graveyard over fifteen years before. What I’d lost, I realized, was a chanceMore

BULL On Tap: Corona Extra

BULL On Tap: Corona Extra

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…if there’s nothing to hide, what’s the lime for?More

Jackpine Savage

Jackpine Savage

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The second it gets to the hard stuff under the bark it nearly pulls right out of my gloves. I touch the trunk with the bar and it kicks back, catching the new green chaps at my shinMore

Thin Skin

Thin Skin

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Brad blamed my quick-comings on my foreskin. He’d read in Hustler that uncircumcised penises were extra-sensitive and therefore prone to premature ejaculation. I couldn’t argue. I’d always been extremely sensitive…More

Learning the Pig

Learning the Pig

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“He twisted and rolled the pebble between his fingers, staring straight ahead at the black pig, lying tied to a post sunk in bone grey dirt in the middle of the fieldMore

“The car had been through a reconstructed transmission, a busted carburetor, and was an absolute lush for Valvoline.” – Jordan Farmer, “Brothers”