Brandon Taylor

  1. book review
    Magma Lucidly Captures the Magical Thinking of a Coercive RelationshipWe see a young woman increasingly substituting an abuser’s logic for her own, and we see the ways that such a substitution damages her.
  2. fiction
    The Low CountriesIn this short story by Brandon Taylor, a young deli worker in Iowa City spends a day with with an actor in town to promote a film.
  3. the future
    A Queasy Nostalgia for the MoviesI miss how simple an afternoon at the independent theater used to seem.
  4. first person
    All the Time I Wasted Trying to Please Indifferent MenThe way Christie Smythe blew up her life for love is harrowing, utterly bananas, and perfectly understandable.
  5. taylor swift
    Is Taylor Swift the World’s Most Powerful Psychic?Her new album, evermore, feels almost eerily personal.
  6. acquiescence
    Turns Out It’s Pretty Good: FallJust shut up and enjoy the leaves.