The Baffler - No. 23 A Carnival of Buncombe

The Baffler - No. 23 A Carnival of Buncombe


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MAGICAL THINKING

Once Upon a Town
Thomas Sayers Ellis

Magic Brain
John Summers

Buncombe
David Graeber

Daniel’s Dictionary
Daniel Aaron

Landowners
James Agee

Internment Camp
Jim Frederick

PHOTO GRAPHIC

Safe Styles
Paul Shambroom

CARNIVAL OF BUNCOMBE

Academy struggle Song
Thomas Frank

Facebook Feminism, love it or Not
Susan Faludi

Networking into the Abyss: contained in the empty bubble of SXSW Interactive
Jacob Silverman

All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go
Ann Friedman

HIGH LOW WASHINGTON

Street felony: The nationwide defense country comes home
Chris Bray

Good adequate for presidency paintings: Conservatism within the tank
Jim Newell

They faux to imagine, We fake to pay attention: Liberalism within the tank
Ken Silverstein

Vocabulary classes: Basta ya que el Yanqui mande
Dana Frank

STORIES

Bizness
Dmitry Gorchev

The Act
Adam Haslett

POEMS

American Nothing
Alex Dimitrov

Without Which He wouldn't have Written His maximum Poems
Anis Shivani

Story Problem
Kiki Petrosino

Jelly Donut, NYC
Genine Lentine

Here We identify Them ‘Way’
Ed Roberson

My Daughter evening Terrors the State
Farid Matuk

A Monkey may possibly do that (and)
You and me are usually not buddies, OK?
Simone White

Where Is It Now
Sharon Olds

IDOLS ABROAD

A Nod to Ned Ludd
Robert Byrne

On Wittgenstein’s Steps: A letter from unified Europe
Dubravka Ugrešić

Sacking Berlin: How hipsters, expats, yummies, and smartphones ruined a city
Quinn Slobodian and Michelle Sterling

AMERICANA

Sartre for Sartre’s Sake
Seth Colter Walls

Smile, Buster!
Farran Nehme

GRAPHIC ART

Front and again conceal is through Lou seashore.

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