• Savage Love

    Savage Love: Rings and things

    I’m a twentysomething married trans guy in an openish marriage. In the online hunt for a guy to have some aboveboard, under-the-sheets fun with, I run into snags because I’m trans (I disclose on my profile) and because...

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    Chicken Little Reviews: Sushiya

    Moshi moshi! Irrashaimase! If you’re greeted at a sushi restaurant by by three men in immaculate chef’s whites calling out from behind the small sushi bar, “irrashaimase!” (roughly translating to “wel...

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    Jeff Biggers, founder of the UI Climate Narrative Project, reads at Prairie Lights

    Author Jeff Biggers is no stranger to Iowa City: He’s the Writer-in-Residence at the University of Iowa’s Office of Sustainability, where he oversees the Climate...

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    Pro Tips: Why you (and technology) stink

    Hi all, I’ve got big news: Pro Tips is heading to the silver screen! Rumor has it, one R. Redford is cast to play yours truly, opposite a female lead I’m not at liberty to reveal, but her name rhymes with, ahem, Mangel...

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    First Lady stumps for Braley in IC, jokes about ‘Bailey’ gaffe

    Possibly the biggest question ahead of a voter turnout rally for Bruce Braley was how or if First Lady Michelle Obama would address her recent and repeated flub of Braley’s name during an early October event at Drake University wh...