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How We Killed Whitney Houston & Ghost photo
August 15, 2013 | Nonfiction

How We Killed Whitney Houston & Ghost

Eric Tran

"We’re sorry. We’re not sorry. It was that kind of year, our year in the dumpster, our year in the occult, our year of the amateur séance."

Contact photo
August 14, 2013 | Fiction

Contact

Glen Pourciau

I don’t know why, but until I went to her door our neighbor Marie hadn’t spoken to me in more than a year.  I usually only... more

Two Poems photo
August 13, 2013 | Poetry

Two Poems

Renée Ashley

For weeks I thought only of this We are a body We will come undone A table of snow and a table of sorrow A tea that smells of a house burned down

Going South photo
August 12, 2013 | Fiction

Going South

Maura Roosevelt

They must have been in Georgia already.  Mile-high pine trees loomed just above titanium light poles.  Rain was coming down at... more

Selected Entries from The Daily Log of Personal to Professional Proceedings by Saul Goodman photo
August 11, 2013 | Breaking Bad fiction

Selected Entries from The Daily Log of Personal to Professional Proceedings by Saul Goodman

Colin Winnette

Accompanied a young couple for the euthanization of... more

Quotes from the lost Breaking Bad episode, "The Room" photo
August 10, 2013 | Breaking Bad fiction

Quotes from the lost Breaking Bad episode, "The Room"

Gavin Mhley

The following are direct quotes from the lost episode of Breaking Bad. Summary:... more

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 4 photo
August 9, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 4

Joseph R Worthen

NOTE: This is the final of four installments in this series. We will be... more

Pacific Rim photo
August 9, 2013 | movie reviews

Pacific Rim

Sean Kilpatrick

FIRST GINORMOUS MONSTER GIFS DO THEIR GALL ON CITIES LIKE THE CONSTANT PENETRATION WE KNOW WE PARSE AND THEN ROBOTS CHILDREN HAND THEIR... more

Los Pollos Hermanos comment card photo
August 9, 2013 | Breaking Bad fiction

Los Pollos Hermanos comment card

Chad Chmielowicz

Dear Sir or Madam, I feel I need to begin by saying I am a longtime lover of your products. As a single mom... more

Three Poems photo
August 8, 2013 | Poetry

Three Poems

Matthew Minicucci

I consider the narrow chain of cars pulled through city parks like kite-string.  In linguistics, mora is a single unit of syllabic weight.  I consider yelling at the yellow cab to add more syllabic weight to my overall point.

Grading Bad photo
August 8, 2013 | Breaking Bad fiction

Grading Bad

Jon Sindell

She was The Incorruptible, so named by a senior during the most grueling AP World semester ever. “Just one night off, Ms.... more

The Diner Scene photo
August 7, 2013 | Fiction

The Diner Scene

Dan DeMarco

At the diner, when David has been allowed to order a cup of coffee and become a thinking person again, he will begin to attempt to... more

3 Comics photo
August 6, 2013 | Comics

3 Comics

Nick Francis Potter

3 comics by Nick Francis Potter

Three short-shorts from Bombyonder photo
August 5, 2013 | Fiction

Three short-shorts from Bombyonder

Reb Livingston

from Bombyonder After the bird flu it wasn’t safe to eat the chicken or the stuffing. Gloves and knives... more

The To-Do List photo
August 2, 2013 | movie reviews

The To-Do List

Sean Kilpatrick

Dearest Aubrey, Thou hovereth - petite creature, mosaically charmed, whose eschewal doth blemish my undeserving metabolism -... more

A Phan's Notes: Veterans photo
August 2, 2013 | A Phan's Notes

A Phan's Notes: Veterans

Justin St. Germain

As I write this, just past noon on the Fourth of July, the Phillies are losing to the Pirates 2-1 in the bottom of the... more

An Interview with Rudolph Herzog photo
August 1, 2013 |

An Interview with Rudolph Herzog

Michael Buozis

In his first book, Dead Funny, Rudolph Herzog explored the tricky history of humor and satire addressing Hitler and... more

An Account of the Shell photo
July 31, 2013 | Fiction

An Account of the Shell

Patty Yumi Cottrell

Suppose the policeman does not come when you call him for help. So what good is the phone? What good is the policeman?... more

Field Guide for Fools photo
July 30, 2013 | Fiction

Field Guide for Fools

Erin Fortenberry

Curation I told my first lie to a girl with a Hans Christian Andersen name, holding onto the metal bars in the playground... more

2 Poems photo
July 29, 2013 | Poetry

2 Poems

Douglas Korb

  Where Everywhere Snow, There Grass There was a patch of grass. There was snow around the patch of grass. There was... more

Only God Forgives photo
July 26, 2013 | movie reviews

Only God Forgives

Sean Kilpatrick

Note to critics: Nicolas Winding Refn is your better.

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 3 photo
July 26, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 3

Joseph R Worthen

NOTE: This is the second of four installments in this series. We will... more

Joining the Circus photo
July 25, 2013 | Fiction

Joining the Circus

Erik Evenson

The three of them were in the car headed eastbound I-90, on their way to Tiny’s Farm, when Millard thought of his first... more

3 Poems photo
July 24, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

Allison Leigh

  Thing Being                Écriture feminine I was told on a train I... more

Clearance photo
July 23, 2013 | Fiction

Clearance

Susannah Felts

He led her blindfolded through the kitchen, down the steps to the backyard. “Birthday girl,” he had whispered to her this morning, offering her coffee in bed. 

5 Poems photo
July 22, 2013 | Poetry

5 Poems

Andrew J. Khaled Madigan

  In first grade we had to make a little booklet about our dads. You take a sheet of paper, fold it fold it... more

3 Poems photo
July 19, 2013 | Poetry

3 Poems

M. G. Martin

  will become the morning your boots are filled with so much gravity that it is impossible to walk up or fall down a hill,... more

This Is The End (Spoiler Alert: Even Hipsters Can Love It) photo
July 19, 2013 | movie reviews

This Is The End (Spoiler Alert: Even Hipsters Can Love It)

Max

I’ve been shocked by reactions to This Is The End on two separate occasions. The first... more

Batter photo
July 18, 2013 | Fiction

Batter

W.R. Porter

"Hills Like White Elephants" on a waffle.

Care of Hardwood Floors photo
July 17, 2013 | Poetry

Care of Hardwood Floors

Liz N. Clift

The gouges / in the floor will become your scars, even as you erase / the life you had together. The floor is your map.