• JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEARS

  • Special Section

    An Hallucinyx: The Last Four Years

    Steve Erickson

    Art by Alexa Grace
  • SEIZING THE DAY: NEW AND RECENT

  • NEWS

    Because We're Not Done Yet (Yeah, We Wish We Were, Too)

  • ESSAYS

    Memoir & When Possible, Satire

  • BOOKS

    Recommended by Writers We Love

  • Music

    The Soundtrack for Your Seclusion

  • POETICS

    No Explanation Necessary. You Need This.

  • ART

    You Need This, Too.

  • 40 Days and 40 Nights

    Geandy Pavón

    Imara López-Boada

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Perseus and Medusa

    Day 4

    The Origin of Drawing (Dibutades and the Shepard)

    Day 5

    Day 6

    Stay home Stay Safe

    Day 7

    Echo and Narcissus

    Day 8

    Domestic

    Day 9

    Adam and Eve

    Day 10

    The Annunciation

    Day 11

    War of the Worlds

    Day 12

    Vanitas

    Day 13

    Pietá

    Day 14

    The Lonely Fortune Teller - After George La Tour

    Day 15 

    Salome

    Day 16

    Portrait of Charlotte Corday

    Day 17

    Apollo and Daphne

    Day 18

    Pandora

    Day 19

    The Incredulity of Saint Thomas

  • The Week's Best Podcast

    Kara Swisher on The New Abnormal

  • RANDOM TWEETS

    Detritus from Burned Out Hacks (aka Journalists on Twitter) and the Occasional Pol

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    The Best of Substack & Elsewhere

    Yes, we curate. But no table service.

    Our favorites from Lyz Lenz, John McWhorter, and sometimes those other guys

  • LONG PLAYER

    sometimes it takes more than a meme

  • Bringing Out The Dead

    Obits, Epitaphs, Anecdotes, and Near-Misses

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