In this issue:
Asking People about Their Own Hairstyle is, Yes, an Admittedly Silly Thing to Do...
by David C. Madden

Certain Observations Gleaned from a Three-Week Experience Presented as Hard, Cold Facts Because I Believe Them to Be So
by B. Clifford

This is What Happens When I Drive
by Rita Vitolo

fiction by Margaret Emery

A comic by Jim Strouse.
Jennifer Meccariello reviews the Mattress Factory's Gestures.
Robert Isenberg reviews the South Side's Staircases.