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Postmodern Emotion: The Girl on TV

The footage was grainy, and every now and then a horizontal line of static swept across the screen. I was sixteen and getting ready for a friend’s birthday. By then I couldn’t recall ever knowing a Chelsea, let alone being so invested in attending her party. Seif leaned forward to pour us another glass of…

Postmodern Emotion: To Suffer

He was too liberal with his love; the way men get when they find themselves in a race against the receding tide of their hairline. Or maybe he was not. Maybe what I felt was postmodern emotion. The kind feminists once thought the anecdote to inequality at the workplace, and a way of sticking it…