Alexander Hellene

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Your New Editors

The writer was called to the table. “You do understand the, um, the importance of why you’re here, right?” said the editor. A square-jawed woman

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The Video Shop

The second in what will be an informal series of posts touching on life in the pre-Internet age. This is a post from my old,

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Online Spiciness

It’s fun to troll. It’s fun to mock those who deserve it. The Internet has provided ample opportunity on this score. But it can also

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Constant Forward Motion

“Give the people what they want.” The phrase is used both as a command and a sarcastic warning. One school of thought holds that a

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No, I Mean It

Writers should read. Unfortunately, I spend most of my free time writing, and I read woefully less than I should. That changed, when on the

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