Author Archives: Jarrett Haley

Dear Doctor Arthur Conan Doyle

Dear Doctor Arthur Conan Doyle

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Regrettably, I see no future for Shlock. Wait, what’s his name? See what I mean? I’ve already forgotten.more

I Was a Stranger

I Was a Stranger

Salad Days Revisited by

“I am almost twenty years out from that night when someone told me, in progressively hushed whispers, that he was watching me, and I wonder if I should have given myself so much distance before trying to chronicle those eventsmore

On Subtraction and Rereading

On Subtraction and Rereading

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“I was being trained like the masters of old. They did not generally have large libraries. They often had only six or seven books and from these books they learned their craftmore

Stewarding

Stewarding

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“They’re both wearing flannel shirts, unbuttoned. He appears to be removing her bra when I walk up with my bag and say, ‘Trash?’more

Crackheads and Corn

Crackheads and Corn

Salad Days Revisited by

“The explosion of drugs like meth and crack in Rural America has torn away at the psyche of each and every small townmore

Notes on a Quarter-Life Crisis

Notes on a Quarter-Life Crisis

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“A year and a half ago, I had a quarter-life crisis. If you read this step-by-step strategy guide — and with a little luck and determination — you can have one, too.more

Hiroshima Restored

Hiroshima Restored

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“Spectacularly risen from the ashes, a sparkling monument with a catostrophic pastmore

Plastic Cactus

Plastic Cactus

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“Lucky came from Egypt, the land of pharaohs and Cleopatra. Now he was dead in a box in a hole in Midland, Michigan, U.S.A. more

An Uneasy Heaven

An Uneasy Heaven

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“The nearest pizza to Heaven can be purchased with an American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA at Messina’s Restaurant? in the Cressona Mall in Pennsylvaniamore

Felix and the Gumbo

Felix and the Gumbo

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“He also put into the pot: redfish that was cut into little squares, shrimp, crab meat, sausage, bay leaves, celery, onions, and beer among other thingsmore