What Ails Us

The interviewer was already tired. His host’s ceiling fan spun too fast for its supports and seemed ready to detach from the screws. The dining room was large and connected to a larger kitchen with black marble countertops. He and the interviewee, a red-headed woman, sat on opposite sides of a barn wood dining table.… Continue reading What Ails Us

The Shoes I Travel In

 A few years ago I wrote a short story titled “The Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune.” I scribbled it down in a hurry but let it fade, tucked away into a drawer. It was the first time I tried to channel my depression and the protagonist was so modeled after me that he should… Continue reading The Shoes I Travel In

Guest Post: Alan Siebuhr, “An Antidote to Toxic Masculinity”

Alan Siebuhr is an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley. When he’s not balding early due to frustration and stress, he usually posts pictures of his cat, tweets the occasional snark at @amsiebuhr, and drinks coffee and milk in abundance. I pinned him to a set of lockers. I couldn’t ignore him. There was… Continue reading Guest Post: Alan Siebuhr, “An Antidote to Toxic Masculinity”

Why Bad Things Happen To Good People

Writer and essayist Austin Wiggins looks into the reason why bad things happen to good people.

3 Other Western Philosophies You Might Not Know About

An article about 3 western schools of philosophy.