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Greatest Hits, 2020: My 15 favorite essays from my least favorite year.


Postscript: P.S. I Love You Essay #135

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A commencement address to the Class of 2021.

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A trip to Las Vegas taught me how to succeed without really trying

Las Vegas, NV, USA // Photo: John Gorman


How I quit my day job and made $X a month, doing Y. For $Z, you can, too.

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The Ketamine Chronicles, Continued

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The art of getting better. Also, why the sea can’t stop the rain.

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Fire, failure, and a lifelong quest to say what’s really on my mind.

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John Gorman

Essayist and storyteller on life, liberty and the battle for happiness. Several million served. Words at Human Parts, Forge and PS I Love You. IG: heygorman

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