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Risen Apes: Gearhead

Risen Apes: Gearhead

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Gearhead,” Park recalls every vehicle he’s had over the years and explains why he prefers walking.

Risen Apes: All In

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “All In,” Park and his high school buddies get together for their annual poker event, plus a story about the Dead.

Risen Apes: Grandpa Windsong

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Grandpa Windsong,” Park, surprisingly, gets invited back for a second job interview.

Risen Apes: Personal History

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Personal History,” Park applies for a job and has an interview, his first in thirty-five years.

Risen Apes: Pot of Gold

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Pot of Gold,” Park talks about frugality, storytelling in public, and Greyhound buses.

Angel Boy and Reenie

Adam Strong writes in his latest essay about his thirty days at Charter Rivers Hospital that included electroshock therapy, and his relationships with Angel Boy and Reenie.

Risen Apes: Comfort Zone

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Comfort Zone,” Park talks about how best to inhale pot, and stints at state institutions over the years.

Risen Apes: Cloud Nine

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Cloud Nine,” Park talks of a “friend’s” passing, overdoing mescaline, and rating shrooms.

That One Friend: The Golem

Adam Strong reflects on a friendship that began in high school and spanned through college, the kind of friend we might relate to, the one who maybe shouldn’t have been. 

Risen Apes: A Fool Such As I

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “A Fool Such As I,” Park talks about one of his most memorable trips to Europe.

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