Stories tagged john-updike

Denmark (or On the Death of John Updike)

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The impression old Updike left on a young mind.

Easy Gods

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I carry extra weight and acne like battle scars and badges. I read this thing online the other night, something that Updike said after Kurt Cobain killed himself and everyone heard about it from Kurt Loder a few minutes before I left for an 8th grade dance where…

Same Grape, Different Name

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on this scenic route you will likely encounter a handful of bicycle spoke lobster traps.

How Dinner With John Updike Ruined My Teaching Career

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Christmas Eve, 1989, I had dinner with John Updike.