ByAlan Hanson

Alan Hanson is a writer from Los Angeles living in Harlem. Follow him @iluvbutts247 or visit for other mumbles.

  1. Let this be a testament to the power of the Stepmom. Let this story flex the frayed muscles of hope and faith. Let this be proof of the unseen strings that tether us together like wild marionettes in perpetual flail. But held, somehow, in some unearthly palm. I watched Boeings slam the World Trade Center in English class while still raw from an uprooting, a divorce, and a new woman in our lives. My parents’…

  2. Mishy: An introduction to a term.

    0a. “For billions of years since the outset of time every single one of your ancestors has survived. Every single person on your mum and dad’s side successfully looked after and passed on to you life.” - Mike Skinner

    0b. A simple yet vibrant evolution of mushy.

    1. To be tender and open to the soft carousel of the world. To be present and affected by