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There’s Only One Tonya: Debating Sufjan Stevens’s Two Renditions of “Tonya Harding”

Chris Stedman and Nathan Goldman debate the relative merits of the two versions of Sufjan Stevens’s recently released “Tonya Harding."

Asking For A Friend: I Want A Kid Even Though The World Might Be Ending

Olive answers a writer with outsized fears about becoming a mother.

Astro Poets at the Library

Nora Battelle brings her URL life to IRL with the Astro Poets at the New York Public Library.

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Korea Has Started Using English Names — But When Will It Stop?

Colin Marshall considers why Starbucks employees in Korea — and many other people — adopt "English names" in place of their given ones.

Think of It As An Existential Lesson: Deb Olin Unferth and Elizabeth Haidle’s I, Parrot

Nathan Scott McNamara reviews Deb Olin Unferth and Elizabeth Haidle's new graphic novel "I, Parrot."

District 798: Whose Story Is It? — A Show of New Work Inspired by China’s Xiong Collective

Dinah Lenney reflects on "District 798: Whose Story Is It" currently showing at Think Tank Gallery in Los Angeles.

Uncomfortably Numb: On Kate Cole-Adams’ Anesthesia and the Problems of Consciousness

Michael Friedrich on Kate Cole Adams' "Anesthesia" and the problems of consciousness.

Come Rain or Shine: Marion Rankine Discusses the Complexities of the Common Brolly

Cleaver Patterson interviews Marion Rankine, author of "Brolliology: A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature."