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An Excerpt from Pax Americana

Kurt Baumeister’s debut novel, a satirical thriller entitled Pax Americana, will be released on March 15th by Stalking Horse Press. Early notices have been strong including praise from Weeklings Founding Editor Sean Beaudoin and bestselling authors Darin Strauss and Caroline … Continue reading

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The Portrait-Sitter: Poverty, Intimacy, Paint, & Naples

In an excerpt from his memoir-in-progress, Cooking the Octopus, writer John Domini tells of a sweltering Naples afternoon spent as a painter’s subject. Continue reading

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Beware the Ides of Trump

I come not to praise Trump but to bury him. Continue reading

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The Final Popped Culture

The Weeklings editors, staff, and various contributors take turns answering the one question that matters most. Continue reading

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Deaths of Distant Friends (or, John Updike Fucking Rocks)

Kurt Baumeister and John Updike met once upon a time. The event probably wasn’t memorable for Updike, but it was for Baumeister. Continue reading

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An Interview with D. Foy–Part 2

Part 2 of Kurt Baumeister’s discussion with author D. Foy wherein the topic turns to matters as diverse as Foy’s literary influences and a dog named Mrs. Roosevelt. And there’s an excerpt from Patricide! Continue reading

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An Interview with D. Foy–Part 1

In Part 1 of their two-part conversation, D. Foy and Kurt Baumeister discuss time, fathers, religion, capitalism, the state of literary fiction, and D.’s bold new book, Patricide. Continue reading

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