Articles & Essays

Surviving a Marathon (of a Pandemic)

A friend recently asked on a Facebook forum what was good about being single. I replied that the tremendous flexibility to do whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted (especially pre-kids), was one of the best things. But I forgot to mention that a subset of…
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November 25, 2020
Articles & Essays

The Bitter Fruit of Fetishism

At first glance, I did not think twice about the roles that the slain inhabited. They were mostly women, mostly Korean, and "massage parlour" workers. I had imagined that they were middle-aged women looking to make a living by ironing out the knots in the…
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March 17, 2021
Articles & Essays

To My Son: On Death

My Son, To My Son, You're doing it. You're living through a pandemic. You aren't even tall enough to reach the place where we put the TV remote, but you're doing something now that whole generations of people have never had to do. I marvel…
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February 5, 2021