Tag Archives: Violence

The Bass

The Bass

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I know I can get better if I want to. Everybody can get better if they want to.   At the Duck Thru the black ladies are talking ‘bout the Bradley man that used to be sheriff in Halifax County. He killed himself yesterday. Melissa’s rescue squad was called out to it. They say hemore

BULLshot: Michael Hemmingson

BULLshot: Michael Hemmingson

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“When a person becomes a witness…of a violent crime, their lives are never the same”more

Head

Head

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“He was aware of the physical world, but from a distance, as if he had plunged into a deep hole. He no longer conceived of either his hand or the receiver; he only sensed, wordlessly, that a distant part of himself stood in contact with an object, and that object should be used for destruction.more

BULLshot: Pablo Piñero Stillman

BULLshot: Pablo Piñero Stillman

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

BULLshot: Josh DuBose

BULLshot: Josh DuBose

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The author of “Turf” talks about the origins and evolution of the storymore

RV People

RV People

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“We hit a bump and stop, back up, hit the bump again. Someone in the front says, Had to make sure it was deadmore

Inside Target

Inside Target

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“When I found you, two security guards had you cornered back near the changing rooms. They were young and skinny and their light, grassy mustaches glistened like they’d been licking themmore

BULLshot: Chris Tarry

BULLshot: Chris Tarry

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The author of “Here Be Dragons” on the genesis of stay-at-home dads of the Dark Agesmore

A Joke from Penury

A Joke from Penury

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“We had been to maybe four of their parties, but this was the last, something like the fifth. It could have been the thousandthmore

Beached

Beached

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“…these were rare creatures, ancient and endangered, and to him the lunker at his feet was either dead or dying in the sun, as hopeless as a roast in an oven.more