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morning coffee Old Jews telling jokes.

Pages from David Foster Wallace’s unfinished novel.

On David Orr, poetry, greatness and them that do it.

Oldest English words identified. (via Silliman)

An essay about what it’s like to work as a homicide detective as well as a detective book author. (via The Morning News)

Emotionally unavailable until famous. This might be a little sappy for some of you hard hearts out there.


Stephen Elliott is the author of seven books, including the memoir The Adderall Diaries and the novel Happy Baby. He is the founding editor of The Rumpus. His feature film debut, About Cherry, was distributed by IFC. His second movie, based on his novel Happy Baby, is forthcoming. More from this author →