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Best Worst Year: Episode 97 (Or, Place to Be)

By Jim Warner Pour a cheap Malbec into the frying pan. You scrape the morning away from the cast iron surface with a spoon, beneath the boiling glaze. Vapor smells like burning oak and chocolate roses with a fatty roundedness … Continue reading

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Best Worst Year: Episode 95 (Or, Toi)

By Jim Warner Rosary pendulums from your rearview mirror with unwavering doubt. The Virgin Mary is velcroed to your dashboard, blessed by your grandmother’s wineglass, and present at her deathbed. There is a cross bent from palm leaves, 2011. They … Continue reading

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Best Worst Year: Episode 94 (Or, The Ramones Leave Home)

By Jim Warner The highway opens an asphalt vein and spills hot tar along the shoulder. It’s fresh enough for you to debate whether or not this is a recently re-paved portion of the turnpike or the August afternoon is … Continue reading

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