Author Archives: Ben Drevlow

The Butcher

The Butcher

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The street lights shined on the metal siding of Harrison Brothers warehouse. During the day fifty men hauled bags of grain and loaded them onto trucks headed west. Danny knew a few people who worked there. He sometimes drank with them at The Rocks. But it was near midnight and the people gathered inside weremore

Launch and Recovery

Launch and Recovery

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My apology seemed odd and inadequate, considering the reality of American racism, about which I felt basically helpless.more

It May Be Your Sabbath But It’s Our 3rd Grade Championship

It May Be Your Sabbath But It’s Our 3rd Grade Championship

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Dear Ben, I totally respect that your particular religion requires you to abstain from sports on Sundays. But Sunday is our 3rd grade championship game, and the fact is we can’t win without your son, Jonah.  We have seven boys who are fair-to-middling at best, and then my son Coop who can’t dribble twice withoutmore

RECENTLY ADDED IN SHIT YOU WATCHED ON MOM’S CABLE WHEN YOU WERE DEPRESSED WHILE ‘BETWEEN JOBS’ AND LIVING AT HOME IN YOUR EARLY-TO-MID TWENTIES

RECENTLY ADDED IN SHIT YOU WATCHED ON MOM’S CABLE WHEN YOU WERE DEPRESSED WHILE ‘BETWEEN JOBS’ AND LIVING AT HOME IN YOUR EARLY-TO-MID TWENTIES

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Being a thirty-five year-old teenager may or may not be going okay, and all I have to show for it are dead dreams and season one of Full House on DVD, but living alone is rad because you’re able to spread depression throughout an entire enclosure without bumming anyone else out, which is super liberating,more

Can Thunder Win NBA Title Without Durant? (19 Comments)

Can Thunder Win NBA Title Without Durant? (19 Comments)

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Can Thunder Win NBA Title Without Durant? (19 Comments) by Stephen Statler ———————- COMMENTS (21) DradleCock This article is bullsh*t. The Thunder def. can’t win a championship without Durant. Warriors are jacked. Not a fair fight. Steph, Klay, Draymond and Durant?  R u kidding me? Game is rigged. (38 min ago)   WishTong DradleCock, itmore