L a u n d r y is a literary magazine about lipstick, underwear, straight hair, curly hair, wavy hair, crazy hair, tattoos and wedding rings and Halloween costumes, brass tacks and the emperor's new clothes. L a u n d r y is curious about why you wear what you wear. We are interested in a literary investigation of how we represent ourselves through our appearances. 

He had always been a clean drunk, a well-dressed drunk, what people in that time called a pretty man. He might be cross-eyed drunk but his shoes were always shined, always the best-dressed man in jail. His children and wife might go without, but his shirts were always pressed. Some people had backbone to lean on. Daddy had starch...
— Rick Bragg, All Over But the Shoutin'
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