Posts Tagged: The Butter

Redemption Through Story

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Antonia Crane writes at The Butter about how addiction and recovery stories saved her: I heard stories exactly like mine from men and women who were nothing like me at all, except we had stopped doing the thing that was killing us. My ache for better matched theirs and in this way, it was a group […]

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Guns and Relatives

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While we wait for his partner, George teaches us some U.S. history. How the “Indians weren’t doing much with their land anyway” and that today’s rednecks and hillbillies are the descendants of prisoners dumped here to be the newfound nation’s foot soldiers. The “first gun-grab” was when the Brits came to seize guns from the […]

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Like Butter on Toast

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The Butter, The Toast’s new vertical run by Rumpus Essays Editor Emeritus Roxane Gay, has just launched. To present her latest venture, Gay wrote a Butter FAQ, stretching, in her typical style, from submission guidelines (spoiler: no guidelines!) to Nick Jonas, Solange, and of course, Ina Garten!

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Roxane Gay Will Butter The Toast

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Rumpus Essays Editor Emeritus Roxane Gay will helm a new Internet vertical being launched by The Toast. The Butter will primarily include content drawn from submissions, although Gay herself plans on posting two to three times a week. Contributors will be paid. The Butter launches on October 15 with a “focus on cultural criticism and personal […]

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