Forgotten Towns

One Saturday in August, Charlie and I spent 12 hours driving toward, along, around, and away from the Texas-Mexico border. The first thing to know is that our entire “day trip” was informed by a very devious, very outdated, and quite frankly UTTERLY FALSE AND DIABOLICAL flier that we picked up at an overly hip hotel… Continue reading Forgotten Towns

Charlie’s Opinion #8: On the Road

Find me a man who doesn't love getting Doritos, a Coke, and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups from a gas station on a road trip and I'll find you a liar. Charlie's Opinions is a column dictated by Charlie, who can be found practicing the art of iPhone photography when he's not staggering under the weight… Continue reading Charlie’s Opinion #8: On the Road

13 Things I Loved in 2013

Peeps, I am PSYCHED for 2014. I think it's going to be a fantastic year for all of us. Shout-out to my little sister who'll be graduating high school and starting college, everyone from IU who's going to be graduating with an MFA, and all others undergoing life changes big and small. Oh, and an… Continue reading 13 Things I Loved in 2013

The Internet Makes Me Feel Sad, Part 2

Some writer-type people are very vocal about their depression. Some are vocal about their sexual orientation, their childhood traumas, their totally misunderstood penchant for offering small children a lift in their nice, clean, white van. This is all part of this thing writers attempt to do called "connecting," which, yawn, whatever, but there is one issue of… Continue reading The Internet Makes Me Feel Sad, Part 2

Love List #4

1. SPRING FLOWERS. 2. The week finally being over. It seems like everything in my little world was due this week (a paper, a story, freelance assignments, a shower--whoops, didn't quite manage to fit that one in) and I am currently rocking some serious sleep deprivation. But the week is done, the paper is written,… Continue reading Love List #4

Saturday Love List #1

My name is Tori Telfer, and I'm a fatalist. I just finished writing an extremely inflammatory blog post about Girls, Django Unchained, and Silver Linings Playbook, which I'm pretty sure would have lost me 90% of my friends (whatever, I'm right, ART IS NOT OBLIGATED TO REFLECT THE REAL WORLD OR TAKE THE MORAL HIGHGROUND… Continue reading Saturday Love List #1