Zach Straus
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Zach Straus peaked at 15 and is mostly held together by masking tape.

From the mind of Zach

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How to Make a Pizza Sandwich

So what if you scalded the entirety of your mouth with melted cheese. You’re young, stupid, and free. What else even is there?

Zach Straus
August 19, 2019
Wildcard
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Jeopardy Categories That Don’t Exist But If They Did I Would Slay

Who says Jeopardy! categories can’t be personally curated to match my every interest, desire, and fixation? An incomplete and growing list.

Zach Straus
August 16, 2019
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What’s the Envy Emoji? {How to} Text Your Daughter After Your {Divorce}

When it all falls down, how are you supposed to move on with your life? Grip the phone, find the emojis, and pray your daughter responds.

Zach Straus
August 13, 2019
Prompts, Wildcard
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Goodbye Beloved: A Farewell to Toni Morrison

Zach first read Beloved because he heard it was a ghost story. Through the years, Toni Morrison’s voice and words still haunt him. Rest in power, Toni.

Zach Straus
August 7, 2019
Pop Culture
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Burn Calories After Reading, Part II – {The Body Issue}

ZACH ATTACK IS BACK! But is he fat Zach? Thin Zach? Healthy Zach? IS THERE ANY SUCH THING? Gotta read to find out, you b-holes!

Zach Straus
July 30, 2019
Lifestyle
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The Things We Did and Didn’t Do

A poem, painting an intimate portrait of two people, lovers, lit only by moonlight. These are the things they did and didn’t do.

Zach Straus
July 11, 2019
Wildcard
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Sorry Sting. Guess Who’s {NOT Coming to Dinner}

As our Writer of the Year, Zach’s inner circle has grown notably more prestigious. But unfortunately, that means cutting the fat. Sorry Sting. You’re uninvited from ravioli night.

Zach Straus
July 3, 2019
Prompts, Wildcard
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POETRY: Huxman Road Bridge 2

Summers in Kansas. Growing up as boys being boys. A poem takes us back to the innocence of those days near Huxman Road Bridge.

Zach Straus
June 17, 2019
Wildcard
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Petitions I’ve Submitted but Were Too Liberal for MoveOn.Org

They say you have to be the change you want to see in the world. Well, Zach is trying. But some of these petitions just won’t take off.

Zach Straus
June 11, 2019
Politics, Prompts
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