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Vin Scully: Baseball's Greatest Storyteller

Prince: A Reflection on Me, Prince, Me, and I.

medium.com — When it comes to Prince, and it does come to Prince, there are so many things that we could say he is and was: singing, a purple, musics, sexy guy, my cousin Gary, a guitar haver, Mr. Ruffly Shirt, and great.

A woefully insufficient reflection on Prince

A woefully insufficient reflection on Prince
thecurrent.org — Last night, I went to downtown Minneapolis along with a few thousand other people to listen to music and to be with Prince fans. It was way more jubilant than somber, which felt great and right after the events of the day.

Public Radio Story Private Pods: Now, Forever, and Yesterday

Public Radio Story Private Pods: Now, Forever, and Yesterday
medium.com — I've been reading an awful lot of essays lately about the future of public broadcasting and private podcasting and things of that nature such as that. And clarifying follow-up essays, plus reaction essays to those follow-ups. Everyone is furiously angry and scared and hopeful and confused and queasy all at the same time.

A Letter Between Siblings Who Lived in the House Described in “Our House” by Madness.

A Letter Between Siblings Who Lived in the House Described in “Our House” by Madness.
mcsweeneys.net — John Moe's Pop Song Correspondences A Letter Between Siblings Who Lived in the House Described in "Our House" by Madness. [Originally published February 3, 2005.] My dear brother, Thank you for your recent letter regarding the scheduled demolition of our boyhood home. It's obvious that you are upset and love our house dearly.

James Taylor Issues an Update on “The Friendship Ring.”

James Taylor Issues an Update on “The Friendship Ring.”
mcsweeneys.net — John Moe's Pop Song Correspondences James Taylor Issues an Update on "The Friendship Ring." [Originally published June 10, 2004.] Dear Friends, As you know, I've always been there for you over the years. But I regret to inform you that, as of July 1, I will no longer come running when you call out my name.

Winnie-the-Pooh Is My Co-worker.

Winnie-the-Pooh Is My Co-worker.
mcsweeneys.net — Winnie-the-Pooh Is My Co-worker. [Originally published August 11, 2004.] March 5 Maureen brought the new guy around who's going to be working in our group. After the Jason fiasco, we really could use someone with a little bit of a brain who can keep up on things.

A Court-Ordered Letter from Dora the Explorer’s Mother.

A Court-Ordered Letter from Dora the Explorer’s Mother.
mcsweeneys.net — A Court-Ordered Letter from Dora the Explorer's Mother. [Originally published June 20, 2011.] Dear Child Protective Services case worker, Thank you for the concern directed toward my family and especially the welfare of my daughter, Dora.

I’m Marrying M&M’s and You Have Some Questions.

I’m Marrying M&M’s and You Have Some Questions.
mcsweeneys.net — I'm Marrying M&M's and You Have Some Questions. Hi everyone! Doug here. Thanks for visiting this part of our website! Here are some questions I expect many of you will be wondering about! Who is getting married? I'm told people were confused upon receiving the invitation, which requested your attendance at "The wedding of Doug and M&M's."

Terrible Names for Hair Salons.

Terrible Names for Hair Salons.
mcsweeneys.net — Lists Terrible Names for Hair Salons. Shear Hostility Mane-lining Hair-oin Clipping Penalty Dexa-Trims I Will Cut Your Head Get The Hell Out Of Hair The Razor's Edge Starring Bill Murray The Mane Reason My Parole Was Revoked Nervous McStabby's Hair Care Place Reason Has Been E-Clips-ed by Rage Running With Scissors Armon Gilliam's House of Style In No Conditioner To Drive Hair Commandant Cuts & Bruises Dude, I'm So Buzzed The Viet-Mane War Memorial Get The Hell Out Of Hair, Kevin I Hate My Mother George Hair-ison's Solo Career Why Won't You Dye?
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