Author Archives: nathanbiberdorf

400 (More) Days of Solitude (The Longing, Part 1)

It’s April, 2021. I’ve spent about a year keeping isolated from people in the shadow of the pandemic. So of course I want to play a game about waiting alone in a cave for 400 (real-time) days. Created by Studio … Continue reading

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i don’t get e e cummings either but i pretend

This ………………………………….cry for help ……………………is not a ………..poem I’m just beginning to end …………………………………….lessly be drawn To all the t. …………..h…………….i…………….n…………….g…………….s……………….that are bad for m . . …………………………………………..atting.

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That Haircut In 2011, And You

We lie on the sofa late into the nightGoing over past regretsEach wondering when the otherWill become one of ours

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“But What If You Just Offered Your Human Weakness As A Burnt Sacrifice To Capital?”: 5 Quick Tips To Improve Productivity

Hey there everyone, thank you all for coming. I’d like to specifically thank the organizers of this event for providing seating that is comfortable enough to keep you from walking out and uncomfortable enough to make you think you’re paying … Continue reading

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When You Die, Die Screaming

The conventional assumption about haunted houses is that these are places where the spirits of the dead remain in the place where they died. That these sightings are so few and far between is taken to mean that those dead … Continue reading

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4 Reasons To Vote In A State Where It’s “Pointless”

Just one more, and I should be done with the voting listicles. This year in particular, I’m a blue voter, and I live in a very red state. When elections (especially presidential ones) roll around, one of the things I … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Early Voting (in Indianapolis, at least)

These are based on my experience at the Perry Township Government Center in Indianapolis. Marion County in particular is woefully unprepared for the amount of in-person absentee voters. I waited three hours to vote. Other people waited eight, and I … Continue reading

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Attercop, Attercop

You are a single line of cobweb Across the corner of my bookshelf Marking dominion for the spiders Apparent counterpoint to old stealth You say, “We didn’t make a home here Although we could have and we still may Don’t … Continue reading

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This Poem is Dedicated to [Insert name here]

My poems aren’t about anybody But of all the people they aren’t about They’re mostly not about you.

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The Prisoner is a 60s Show About Living in the Internet Age (By Accident)

The Prisoner is a British surrealist spy drama from 1968. It’s also a surprisingly accurate picture of what it feels like to live in America in the twenty-first century. Patrick McGoohan (star and co-creator) portrays a former secret agent (name … Continue reading

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