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Aimee Bender, Yoni Brenner, Ellen Ferguson, William Giraldi, Ben Greenman, Dan Kennedy, Daniel Nester (and more!) make this one better than strong.

Content:

Editor's Note
Editor David Holub sells the issue very, very well. [view]

Interview
Steve Almond discusses who and what makes writing funny and how we should probe our lives for this one important thing. [view]

Stories
Aimee Bender: "Lady of the Mail"
A postal worker-turned-playwright gets caught up in the whirlwind of community theater.

Yoni Brenner: "Women I Have Loved"
The ways women can come and go can be raucous and quite spectacular.

Daniel Galef: "The History of the Cheese Danish"
A historical inspection reveals a "dark and complex history" for the "seemingly innocuous" pastry.

William Giraldi: "Bodies In Motion"
A body builder, Asiatic scholar slaves and protagonist extraordinaire Charles Homar, a man not made well.

Beau Golwitzer: "Dog Eats Dog Eats Dog"
In a house full of six children, Denny is clearly the best, at least according to their father.

Ben Greenman: "There Are Only Eight Kinds of Paragraphs"
A man ponders language, meaning and creation as a love builds and fades.

Dan Kennedy: "I Believe This Was the End of My Clothing Catalogue Copywriting Job"
Existential clothing descriptions manage to break your heart and sell you a sweater or two.

Jonathan Silverman: "Ask Dr. Funny"
Why do we laugh at one thing and not the other? Dr. Funny has answers.

Colin Winnette: "Squeak Toys"
An attempt to fornicate with a dolphin goes awry. What did you expect?

Essays
Ellen Ferguson: "Tina Fey Ruined My Beach Vacation"
It's hard to play it cool when you and you-know-who share the same getaway spot.

Julie Kraut: "Kosher for Africa"
When living in Africa with a conservative Christian for a roommate, being Jewish can be difficult.

Daniel Nester: "On Having Small Hands and Feet"
Certain parts of his body are tiny in comparison to the rest, but we assure you, not all of them.

Fred Siegel: "Mysteries of the Bronx"

Order Info
  • Kugelmass number 2
  • $12.00 - US Orders + $3.00 shipping. Add $8.00 for all orders outside US.
  • 128 pages
  • ISBN: 978-098289573-3
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