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  • @studiesincrap
    25 May, 2017

    @mattbfarwell america used to be so chill

  • @studiesincrap
    25 May, 2017

    @mollylambert my parents have twice bought us calendars of photos of goats in trees

  • @studiesincrap
    25 May, 2017

    i miss jim lehrer on tv because he always had the soft brown eyes of a selkie

  • @studiesincrap
    25 May, 2017

    @fauxbeatpoet Soft and Wet, duh

  • @studiesincrap
    25 May, 2017

    if they did a women-only Marvel screening, there would be nobody there who felt obliged to point out Stan Lee's cam… https://t.co/gNrUXQjQtg

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Alan Scherstuhl

Alan Scherstuhl

Alan Scherstuhl is film editor at The Village Voice. He also covers books, music, and other matters for the Voice, in addition to writing Studies in Crap, his ongoing humor column about bizarre books and ephemera found at junkshops.

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