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. . . and more! In “Cheap Old Shit v. Ikea,” my contribution to the Washington City Paper‘s first shopping issue, I write about the perks of owning exclusively thrifted furniture—-including a perpetually numb butt courtesy of the sunken cushioning in my $20 pleather sofa bed. Plus, other fascinating personal details, like how perpetually grimy my coffee table looks!

Photo by Darrow Montgomery