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They're Beloved! No. 17

They're Beloved! No. 17

Things we enjoyed this week and hope you will too! We remembered the days when people used to write thoughtful letters, introduce you to another 2016 listicle, spend time with David Mitchell and his bones and time-pieces, and remind you that we actually sell a product and it's good.

They're Beloved! No. 2

They're Beloved! No. 2

Things we enjoyed this week and maybe you will too? “Kubo and the Two Strings,” empathy, Brandon Sanderson’s writing lectures, Ted Hughes on writing, and the poem of the week: “These Poems, She Said.” They’re beloved!

The Art of the Zoom

The Art of the Zoom

In which Will shares some thoughts on Lac Manicouagan, a poet he's never read before,  a poet most of his poet-friends abhor, xkcd.org, and whether to call people Stoners.

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