But as People, They Suck: A Pandemic Profile of Celina Powell

Like an internet Angelyne, Celina Powell drives a powder pink Mercedes- G wagon, paid for by subscriptions to her OnlyFans account, which she promotes with a tagline inviting subscribers to be her gynecologist. Her Teacup Pomeranian, Dior, is dyed…

Final Thoughts

There are over 230,000 dead, and tomorrow that number will be higher, and the next day it will be higher still. There are over 230,000 dead, and the man most responsible for the body count is still considered a viable candidate, still has a chance of winning. American…

Here we are, amid a global pandemic, less than two months away from what feels like the most pivotal election of my lifetime.

In one corner, the Gremlin, the incumbent president, a cartoon conman who stokes discord and division while actively eroding the national intelligence, who traffics in capital-L Lies…

Of Mice and Men and the Burden of Ethics

My son killed a mouse today. He hit it hard with a broom. I learned what he’d done upon returning from the supermarket. My bags were overflowing, filled with the items on my mother’s grocery list. I’d planned on making a…

Plucking Towards Bethlehem

My mother had good intentions when she bought me the magnifying mirror. It was a Christmas gift, the winter of my forty-first birthday. We’d traveled together earlier in the year, and I’d sometimes borrowed the small one she kept in her bag. …

Of Morals and Mulligans

Lately I’ve been reading the writing of novelist and AIDS activist David B. Feinberg. I find his writing from the early 1990s to be highly relevant to the times we are living in. AIDS activists faced challenges similar to what the left is going through in…

Fiona Helmsley

Fiona Helmsley is the author of the books My Body Would be the Kindest of Strangers and Girls Gone Old.

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