Submissions Tagged 'Sherman_Alexie'

It was a rainy date night in Seattle, one of those rare times when parents manage to sneak away to watch a movie on the really big screen. The theater was full, but the seat next to me was empty, saved by a woman to my right.

We chatted and joked—whether about kids or defending the lone seat from predators, I don’t remember. I felt jovial, and it was great to laugh with someone friendly in stiff-lipped Seattle. But all that was lost by what happened next.

I stood up to let her date pass me, laughing Read more

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