It was the “we” part that made Fletcher nervous, more than the reference to a problem.There are many ways to deal with a problem—you could avoid a problem, solve a problem, drink a problem away, ignore a problem, kill yourself and duck out under a problem—but a coerced “we” is harder to get clear of,…

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Colin Fleming

Colin Fleming's fiction and nonfiction appear in Rolling Stone, Harper's Magazine, The Atlantic, VQR, the New York Times, Salon, the Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, and many other venues. He is the author of The Anglerfish Comedy Troupe: Stories from the Abyss, the forthcoming Meatheads Say the Realest Things: A Satirical (Short) Novel of the Last Bro, and an entry in the 33 1/3 music series on Sam Cooke's Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963.

Noel Hill

Noel Hill is a Jersey-based digital artist. He has been drawing since he was four years old, and, even at that age, he knew that was what he wanted to do in the future. After graduating from high school, he promptly enrolled at The Kubert School, where he learned a great deal from his teachers and classmates over three years.

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