Weekend Rumpus Roundup


Here’s what you may have missed on the Rumpus this weekend:

A Yumi Sakugawa comic about an elephant god.

An essay on parenting by Ben Tanzer.

And yes, please note I have just lied to my older son. Parents do that a lot. I could defend it as a necessary means for getting though the day. I could also acknowledge that it is very poor modeling. Then again, if we’re going to get into modeling, and poor examples thereof, we will be here forever.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →