We couldn't get enough of Mallory Ortberg's "Dirtbag Hamlet," and now she presents "Dirtbag Phantom Tollbooth." "KING AZAZ: Please, my dear boy! Without these sisters, our kingdom will decay into chaos MILO: sisters eh nice."
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"The day you follow me to that mound of oyster shells on the beach is the day I realize muscle and bone have been at war for a long, long time." The Saturday Rumpus essay by Ashley Inguanta is tender and poetic. Some pastiterations are also well-worth a revisit.