Matthew Coachinger

was someone else before he became who he is.
The Application
Humor + Variety
Variety

The Application

If there’s anything in life that’s worth having, it’s a pen—especially one from the dollar store.
Matthew Coachinger
The Trick
Art + Stories
Fiction

The Trick

A horror story about an eye that drew the author into a trap.
Matthew Coachinger
The Pistachio
Humor + Variety
Variety

The Pistachio

You don’t get pistachios in regular trail mix. You get raisins, peanuts, hazelnuts, cashews, almonds, but no pistachios.
Matthew Coachinger
The Cake
Art + Stories
Fiction

The Cake

Some unsolved mysteries—especially those made from flour, sugar, butter, and eggs—can end up being remarkably delicious.
Matthew Coachinger
Chess
Art + Stories
Fiction

Chess

On the existential despair of a supercomputer, which is forced to play tournaments again and again—and never lose.
Matthew Coachinger
Higher
Art + Stories
Fiction

Higher

Inhaling helium from a party balloon might seem like a bit of light fun, but it can take you far away from reality—and even to the moon.
Matthew Coachinger
503
Art + Stories
Fiction

503

Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this time on the joys of mystery text messages.
Matthew Coachinger
The Toolbox
Humor + Variety
Variety

The Toolbox

Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on selecting a perfect toolbox.
Matthew Coachinger
Personal Identification Number
Humor + Variety
Variety

Personal Identification Number

Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on appreciating what we already have.
Matthew Coachinger
A Secret Offer
Art + Stories
Fiction

A Secret Offer

Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on how to succeed in the supermarket queue.
Matthew Coachinger
My Visor
Art + Stories
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My Visor

Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on the joyous benefits of wearing a visor during the pandemic.
Matthew Coachinger
The Most Beautiful Day of My Life
Art + Stories
Fiction

The Most Beautiful Day of My Life

Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on the art of delivering a joke.
Matthew Coachinger