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Double Joy: Myron Cope and the Pittsburgh Sound

  I. MONOPHTHONGIZATION Sounds of joy: soda pop fizz; the movement of pleated fabric; fingers cleaning record needles; things with...

M. Berger Co.

If I had been asked to describe my family’s business growing up, I would have said, “Industrial hardware.” It was a catch...

To Morning

A shriek in the darkness drew out my shallow, sleeping breath in a singular gasp. Disoriented in the windowless room, I felt a familiar...

Compression

Imagine a writer working on a complicated profile for a magazine, a story about a man with radical, unsettling ideas. If his theories prove...

Creation Elation

Our first real truckin’ destination back in 2003, during the era of the wet run and the Ranger, was the Grand Canyon, where, I told...

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