Common Fiction

Nicolas Juarez
A newsletter about real-world and internet happenings, but also my feelings, connected in a really loose, nonspecific way.
Created 10 Jul 2019
  • Issue 5: 2010s, at a glance
    30 Dec 2019 • 4 min read
    The decade is dangerously close to ending, so I’m writing to you in the middle of the night to tell you about some of the films and television series I liked best because it feels important to share t...
  • Issue 4: Flowers, like people, cannot grow alone
    16 Sep 2019 • 2 min read
    In my 20s I wrote a pretty bad play about SNL that drama kids at my old high school ended up admirably doing and I think about it sometimes and when I think about it I usually think “shit, wish I coul...
  • Issue 3: Redefining humanity
    03 Sep 2019 • 5 min read
    Last Sunday, instead of writing this newsletter, I was having breakfast with my partner at a cafe in Long Beach we hadn’t been to yet and reading The New Yorker, one of the pretentious habits I stoppe...
  • Issue 2: Here we go again.
    19 Aug 2019 • 2 min read
    Notes from the weekend. Did you see the episode of Black Mirror where Amazon’s Ring allows its users to “share videos” with local police departments? Just kidding, that shit is real and you can read a...
  • Issue 1: Introducing 'Common Fiction.'
    11 Aug 2019 • 4 min read
    Hi, my name is Nic Juarez and I’m a writer you probably haven’t heard much about, which is okay. This is my newsletter, Common Fiction, where I write about the things that are currently happening and ...
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