Talkin’ ’bout my generation

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Is griping about unpaid internships actually just plain elitism? Tom Anderson delivers a scathing attack of our previous article, Let Us Off Our Leash. I think Farrah Kelly and I would get on. Honestly, we’re pretty similar. She mistakes lemons for onions; I’ve tried to make coffee in a teapot. Her dislike for Nick Clegg is more … Continued

Stop hating charity, okay?

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You know what people hate? Charity. You know what else? Babies. Also, women. Seems reasonable. For the second time in the past few months, a charity campaign* on the net has become popular. And for the second time in the past few months, people are pissed about it. Now, I don’t want to talk about why … Continued

The loudest voice in the room

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It’s a pretty sweet deal being heterosexual, white, and cisgendered. The entire world is marketed towards me! Every film that comes out from Hollywood uses me for every protagonist, every advertisement aims itself squarely at my wallet, and every discussion responds loudest to the boom of my voice. My voice is more of a squeak … Continued

Road Trip [Short Story]

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Awake. Phone. 2:50am. Small orange light at feet. Benny breathing quietly in sleeping bag. Five days in and I just want to go back to university. It’s not that I don’t like Benny or the Polish countryside or these little villages or the museums or the art galleries. They’re all wonderful really. I just need … Continued

Willy Nilly [Poem]

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Willing or unwilling. Willing, unwilling. Willing, nwilling. Willy, nwilly. Willy nilly, language changes, There’s no choice, we change the ranges, Words appear and morph and melt, Chaotic riding helter-skelt, There’s nothing more than what we hear, And what we think, And what we smear, Words are sounds, And also feelings, Flutter round, Wallpaper peelings, Willing, … Continued