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2002 Stories by Rebekah Gleaves

Archives: 2003 | 2002
  • Tagged

    published December 12, 2002

    Spray cans clink every time "Dems" takes a step, the pellet in each tapping with his every move. His sagging, desert camouflage pants droop with... More >>

  • In the Pynk

    published December 12, 2002

    Jim Ironman wants to sell you the gift that keeps on giving. For two months now, Ironman (not his real name), a family man with the face of a... More >>

  • A Well-Mannered Speech

    published November 21, 2002

    "Are Ding-Dongs a good choice for an after-school snack?" Miss Molly Manners barks at eight teenage girls gathered after school in a Fort... More >>

  • Waiting for George

    published November 14, 2002

    At Calvary Chapel in Fort Lauderdale on November 5, nobody talked about Jeb or Bill, preschool or the death penalty, smoking or pregnant pigs. In... More >>

  • Ollie Rides Again

    published October 24, 2002

    Back in 1976, Alan "Ollie" Gelfand -- a nervous, fast-talking kid with bulging eyes, long brown hair, and heat-inviting corduroy pants -- was... More >>

  • The Full Bernie

    published October 3, 2002

    "Ladies, we've got a special treat for you tonight," the DJ's voice bounds over the crowd. "He's won our Sunday-night amateur strip contest more... More >>

  • The Dania Dilemma

    published September 19, 2002

    "This was worse than the 2000 election," Cathleen Horton says of the problems she and other poll workers faced September 10. "If they're gonna use... More >>

  • Wild, Wild West

    published August 29, 2002

    On a steamy Manhattan day in August 1977, a 36-year-old business wunderkind arrived at the liquidation auction of Robert Hall clothing stores... More >>

  • Lesbians Be Damned

    published July 18, 2002

    A young man in a Speedo slices through crystal-blue waters, a pyramid of bubbles escaping from his nose and trailing half the length of his toned,... More >>

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