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So Many Highways

I set out on the road wanting to discover who shot my mother when she was seventeen — from a forthcoming memoir by Darlin’ Neal.

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Excerpt from Jeff Ragsdale’s “All I Need is Plutonium”

A refreshingly insensitive look at being drunk, high, gun-toting, and arrested. Continue reading

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THE MARTYR WITH A THOUSAND FACES

Sometimes, the actors are so distractingly famous that latex appliances are required to aid in the suspension of disbelief. Nicole Kidman glues on a prosthetic nose, fills her pockets with rocks, walks into a pond . . . and Oscar history. Continue reading

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An Excerpt from “Gun Needle Spoon”

A taste of the new memoir, dropping on Tuesday, from the only Weeklings contributor who has ever robbed a bank. Continue reading

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Elvis Presley’s Shining Moment: the ’68 Comeback Special

Although most folks don’t know it, Black Leather Elvis was the best Elvis, and Robert Burke Warren explains why. Black Leather Elvis, who rose briefly in 1968 before drugs and despair ruined him, will steal your rock and roll heart. Continue reading

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Sunday Light and Word – Bars on All Our Windows

“Searching the angles of chance” Continue reading

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Debunking the Bunk Police: Test Your Molly and Other Lessons in Narcotics

Kiran Herbert penetrates a misrepresented scene to discuss the culture of drug use, phony substances, and the Bunk Police’s harm prevention model. Continue reading

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