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Culture Mulcher: Colson Whitehead is Taking Names

Culture Mulcher Colson Whitehead Is Taking Names by Michael Larkin illustration by Jairan Sadeghi WHEN THE RATHER conspicuously unnamed lead character of Colson Whitehead’s novel, Apex Hides the Hurt, takes on the job of renaming a town that’s trying to … Continue reading

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Googling Michael Larkin

Googling Michael Larkin by Michael Larkin THIS PAST summer, as my 20th high-school reunion neared and spam announced that dozens of people were searching for me, Michael Larkin, on reunion websites, dread descended like fog. I, Mr. Most Likely to … Continue reading

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Culture Mulcher: Solipsism and the Single Reader

Culture Mulcher Solipsism and the Single Reader by Michael Larkin illustration by Nicole Neditch BECAUSE I am such a sharp observer and chronicler of our contemporary condition, I have noted of late a preponderant use of the first person by … Continue reading

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