JULY MIX: The BACKSWING G-Mix by Aaron Burch | Electric Literature
My stepdaughter made me a mix cd in 2009, when she was 13, and it’s the best playlist ever and I defy you to argue with that claim, and here I share it with you, like a gift.
7:50 pm • 1 July 2014 • 4 notes
“The Catholic boy bought Joni flowers, and he didn’t only do it for sorry, but sometimes for good luck, or for you’re pretty, or for hello.”
— _NEW STORY POSTED: “Pre-Loved” by Ashley Strosnider. WhiskeyPaper, June 2014.
10:16 am • 29 June 2014 • 2 notes
“It was 1995 and they played NBA Jam on their dorm room floor from morning ‘til night, fingertips Dorito-stained orange, Reggie Miller catching fire behind the arc and Shawn Kemp shattering backboard glass with boomshakalaka dunks, and so when he moved in a few doors down, mid-year, from someplace on the East coast that wasn’t New York and got piss drunk on his first night and ate a slice of old pizza from the hallway trash and told them their room smelled like wet fuckin’ socks before they’d even been introduced, they decided to drop the controllers and follow him wherever he was heading.”
— _NEW STORY POSTED: “Catching Fire” by Steve Karas. WhiskeyPaper, June 2014.
4:03 pm • 22 June 2014 • 1 note