Category: et cetera

Why Hamilton Isn’t Just a Distraction

Some have argued that Trump sent Pence to see Hamilton knowing it would provoke a reaction and thus distract the public’s attention from the Trump University settlement. There may be some truth to that, and certainly we should not overlook…

Why Melania Trump’s Plagiarism Matters

Should coverage of Melania Trump’s plagiarism outweigh coverage of the racism, misogyny, and other bigotries on display at the Republican National Convention? Probably not, but it does have a deeper relevance than its function in further exposing the absurdity of…

Lazy Summer Recipe

In honor of the current heatwave, here’s my favorite food to make on a too-warm day: Chop up one large cucumber and a few medium tomatoes. Mix together with a can of sweet corn and a dash of salt. Eat.…

Call for Creative Works & Goods

For the month of July, Truck seeks poetry and other creative goods related to mermaids, sirens, selkies and the like. Special consideration will be given to goods that cannot be carried by print journals. Please send submissions to the July…