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Dane A. Wisher

DANE A. WISHER is a writer based in Brooklyn, but he gets around.

Sharks on the Riverbank:
A Jersey Shore Town, its White Supremacist Past, and its Supremely White Present

As the seagull flies, Wall Township, New Jersey is about thirty-five miles south of Manhattan. It sits in the southeast corner of Monmouth, the northernmost county on the Jersey Shore.

Turkish Layover:
An Accidental Tourist During the Attempted Coup

Someone’s made a mint selling Turkish flags. Taksim Square teems with people waving the red banners emblazoned with the white crescent and star.

Delete Your Account: A Brief History of an Election Night Collapse

A full week has passed and in that time left-leaning social media have become a form of political hospice care. It is a grief-stricken, digital requiem mass of lamentations, rent garments, and gnashed teeth.

Take It Off!: An Evening on the Jersey Shore with God and Michael Bolton

For my mother’s sixtieth birthday, I bought her and her boyfriend tickets to come see Michael Bolton with me in Ocean Grove, New Jersey.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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