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In the short period between breaking up with my boyfriend and settling into a new apartment I’ve experienced every feeling on the emotional spectrum.

I picked up smoking cigarettes again, which could mean something existential but mostly just means another drain on my bank account.

I’ve…

Proud to share The Tangential debut of Moon Temple.

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I spent two weeks with a famous person and all I got was severe depression and a penchant for cocaine

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Herman Melville and I started talking online almost a year ago.

I sent Herman Melville an email with the subject line “I love you” with a screenshot of him as my desktop picture attached. Herman Melville replied “I love you too. Sent from my iPhone.”

I was in high school then, and our…

Proud to present Hannah Van Arsdale’s debut in The Tangential.

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2 FAST 2 FURIOUS THE NOVEL IS OUT TODAY /// GET IT / GET IT / GET IT

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thanks to dom lyne, chris dankland, shane jesse christmass, bob schofield & austin islam & the contributors, amazing, it’s all amazing & it’s finally here

I wrote a chapter of this alt lit novelization of 2 Fast 2 Furious.

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The only LinkedIn invite that matters.

The only LinkedIn invite that matters.

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"The kingpin tells the guard to get in the car with the blonde guy, and walks Eva Mendez to his boat. The blonde guy drives down a dirt road while the guard keeps a gun on him, followed by a black SUV. The guard points his gun at the blonde guy and says ‘end of the road.’ The blonde guy starts pressing his secret ejector button, but it doesn’t work. Suddenly Tyrese says ‘it’s Barstow, baby!’ and slams his car into the black SUV. The blonde guy and the guard fight for the gun. Several shots are fired. The kingpin says ‘let’s go.’ Tyrese pulls the henchman out of his SUV and starts beating him up. The blonde guy and the guard are still fighting—Tyrese pulls them both out of the car and kicks the guard. They both take turns kicking and punching until he finally goes down. ‘Come on,’ says Tyrese, and they run away."

Chris Dankland’s summary of the portion of 2 Fast 2 Furious I’ll be “novelizing” for a group adaptation of the 2003 action flick by 69 different writers. This is why I love the Internet.

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"We talked about Marie Calloway, and about Megan Boyle (a writer whose relationship with Lin was among the inspirations for Taipei), and about why the writing of authors like Lin and Calloway rubs a lot of people the wrong way. Part of that is to do with the substance of each writer’s work (questions of gender and power, for example, come into play), but part of it is—I suggested—a disconnect between people who regard tweets as ‘writing’ and those who don’t. One reason Lin is so beloved by the online creative writing community is that he’s both demonstrated and argued for the legitimacy of online writing, including private writing like chat messages, as a compelling means of literary expression and human connection.”


I wrote about leading a Q&A with Tao Lin in Minneapolis.

"We talked about Marie Calloway, and about Megan Boyle (a writer whose relationship with Lin was among the inspirations for Taipei), and about why the writing of authors like Lin and Calloway rubs a lot of people the wrong way. Part of that is to do with the substance of each writer’s work (questions of gender and power, for example, come into play), but part of it is—I suggested—a disconnect between people who regard tweets as ‘writing’ and those who don’t. One reason Lin is so beloved by the online creative writing community is that he’s both demonstrated and argued for the legitimacy of online writing, including private writing like chat messages, as a compelling means of literary expression and human connection.”

I wrote about leading a Q&A with Tao Lin in Minneapolis.

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Last night at his Minneapolis reading, Tao Lin signed a book for Garrison Keillor.
Keillor owns Common Good Books, which co-presented the event with Paper Darts (watch for my post about the event on the Paper Darts blog). Lin said his parents are fans of Keillor’s.

Last night at his Minneapolis reading, Tao Lin signed a book for Garrison Keillor.

Keillor owns Common Good Books, which co-presented the event with Paper Darts (watch for my post about the event on the Paper Darts blog). Lin said his parents are fans of Keillor’s.

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Next week I’ll be the Q end (mostly) of a Q&A with Tao Lin at the Paper Darts pop-up storefront in Minneapolis.

Next week I’ll be the Q end (mostly) of a Q&A with Tao Lin at the Paper Darts pop-up storefront in Minneapolis.

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unrealityhouse:

Libby Rindal: Selected Snapchats on Mammal

unrealityhouse:

Libby Rindal: Selected Snapchats on Mammal

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