Fiesta!

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A visit to the Fiesta of San Fermin, made famous by Hemingway, reveals it’s just as decadent and depraved as ever.More

BULLshot: Devin Murphy

BULLshot: Devin Murphy

One-Question Interview by

“…love of the natural world is at the heart of almost everything I write…”More

Catfight

Catfight

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“There was a small chalkboard with over/under odds written across the top. If he got through all thirty-four cats in ten minutes he won seven thousand dollars. That was the dealMore

What We’re Reading: July

What We’re Reading: July

BULL Library by

This month’s picks from the BULL staff—Franzen, Benn, DeLillo, and a face-boiling conundrumMore

BULLshot: Curtis Dawkins

BULLshot: Curtis Dawkins

One-Question Interview by

The timeless question: “If you could have a SpongeBob kiddie pool full of anything you wantMore

tumBULLr Tuesday

tumBULLr Tuesday

tumBULLr Notes by

The week in all things man and word: Whiskey is the answer you’re looking forMore

Drunken Pony Blues

Drunken Pony Blues

Fiction by

“Say you have a recurring nightmare where you see jets, planes, all manner of flying machines, and all of them crash. Eventually you come to understand, even while asleep, that any machine in flight is going to disintegrate in a fiery ball before your eyesMore

How to Get Drunk in Prison

How to Get Drunk in Prison

Prison Review by

What do people drink in prison? Anything that ferments is the short answer—and almost everything ferments eventuallyMore

BULLshot: Jamey Gallagher

BULLshot: Jamey Gallagher

One-Question Interview by

The author of “Charlie’s” breaks down the meaning of a line from the storyMore

Charlie’s

Charlie’s

Fiction by

“I’ve stood on top of mountains and I’ve been inside of Charlie’s at two p.m. with the rest of the dregs. That girl crossing the street, the bleach blonde who’s seen better days? She’s taken a piece right out of meMore

Nimble is Better

Nimble is Better

Prison Review by

“Everything published posthumously should come with a disclaimer: The author didn’t publish this when he/she was alive—they didn’t like it that muchMore

Awakening to Not-Knowing

Awakening to Not-Knowing

Prison Review by

“If you ever come across a phone number in a book that isn’t 555-something, call it. You never know who might be on the other end.More

BULLshot: Nathan Leslie

BULLshot: Nathan Leslie

One-Question Interview by

“There is a Platonic form of Bobbery that I was trying to suss out hereMore

Courting the Un-Bob

Courting the Un-Bob

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“Beer Bob is my go-to Bob, my everyday Bob. He’ll come over and we’ll drink a beer. He’s also Working Bob—meaning really working, not just farting around on the computerMore

What We’re Reading: June

What We’re Reading: June

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This month’s picks from the BULL staff—Junot Diaz, Graham Greene, a repair manual, a vengeance fairytale, & getting ploughed, farm-styleMore

BULLshot: Pablo Piñero Stillman

BULLshot: Pablo Piñero Stillman

One-Question Interview by

“What if all this suffering is totally meaningless?”More

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