Categories

archive Block
This is example content. Double-click here and select a page to create an index of your own content. Learn more.


Authors

archive Block
This is example content. Double-click here and select a page to create an index of your own content. Learn more.
Normcore Week: Recommended Reading

Normcore Week: Recommended Reading

normcore week 2.png

This New York Fashion Week, let's imitate the masses to show how unlike the masses we are.Even with five years of Paper Darts content to draw on, it's almost impossible to find pieces that accurately reflect the self-aware irony needed to be truly normcore. What we have here are stories of average people in average attire. And if you think about it, is there anything more enviably normal than not quite getting it?

dinoquarry.png

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WORKING IN A FAKE DINOSAUR QUARRY // JACKIE SIZEMORE

On being tested by poorly socialized children while wearing a safari vest.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Recommended for: Snooze abusers

they were gods.png

THEY WERE GODS // JILL SUMMERS

Longing for a life with an unbroken family, free from a stupid half-sister.

Reading time: 4 minutes

Recommended for:Healers

my hawaiin shirts.png

MY HAWAIIAN SHIRTS // THOMAS MUNDT

A Hawaiian shirt communicates a strong interest in partying.

Reading time: 4 minutes

Recommended for: Narcissists

roller garden.png

POLYPTYCH: ROLLER GARDEN // JENNY MCDOUGAL

A roller rink ties together the stories of lovers, dreamers, and creeps.

Reading time: 6 minutes

Recommended for: Nostalgists

because we make a living.png

BECAUSE WE MAKE A LIVING // ASHLEY STROSNIDER

Allen does it more for the girls he supervises and less for his wife.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Recommended for: Schmoozers

Darkness Thrashing Into Light: Interview with Carl Dimitri

Free Ideas: Literary Roller Derby Names

Free Ideas: Literary Roller Derby Names