topic: MONEY medium: TEXT Mexican busboys scamper around placating women with French manicures, tattoos and fake tits. The juxtaposition is beyond comprehension and, therefore somehow works. BMWs, Mercedes, Range Rovers come and go as the valets try and look cool in the 88 degree September sun. I want and write […]
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Enjoy some photos from our Making Ends Meet event in New York City.
topic: MONEY medium: EVENT Stories:“Beats Any Toy” by Lauren Frey-Daisley “Three Hundred and Fifty Dollars” by Noah Wunsch “Making Ends Meet” by Matt Morello “Making Ends Meet” by Guy Lesser “An Informative Powerpoint Love Letter” by Oliver Hartman
Theme: Making Ends Meet Do you have a dream? Great. Do you have someone who shares that dream with you and is a good companion for it? Even better. Because the pursuit of dreams and the proverbial happyness is boring without company, isn’t it? Sho Ikeno narrates to us today […]
topic: MONEY medium: TEXT as submitted for the “Connected” Competition check out Allen’s Website: www.stuffthathanslikes.com As I entered from 5th Ave and walked down the metallic, spiral staircase, ducking the spider webs, and careful not to touch anything, I was forced to deal with more activity than I was used […]
Money Makes the World Go Round – (what we’ve learned from the PenTales $$$ stories) by Aswini Sivaraman
I remember that as a kid, most short stories I read were usually about poor and honest farmers. And a standard phrase that snaked its way into these stories was “eke out a living.” I found the word “eke” fascinating; not just structurally. When I realized its meaning, it was […]
topic: MONEY medium: TEXT So it’s the summer before my senior year of college, and I’m sleeping in the third bottom shelf of a triplex bunk bed in a hostel in Newquay, England. A smell keeps waking me up in my BARRACKS of a room. Each room is surfer-themed. Mine […]
topic: MONEY medium: VIDEO Watch Toby’s Story Here!
topic: MONEY medium:TEXT, VIDEO This story was shared at a PenTales event themed “Making Ends Meet” After my parents’ divorce, our family’s house became Dad’s house. Weekends there became not normal weekends, but very exciting trips. Mom had taken our beds with her when we moved out, so at Dad’s […]