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Kumon Thong photo
August 10, 2015 | Fiction

Kumon Thong

Corwin Ericson

Golden Boy lived in a little house on our mantlepiece.

Flying Machine (Pt. 6) photo
August 9, 2015 | Sunday Comics

Flying Machine (Pt. 6)

Lydia Conklin

She's flying!
Hip, hip, hooray!
Wooooo!

I LOVE DIERKS BENTLEY IS SAD: A BRO COUNTRY DISPATCH photo
August 7, 2015 | Dispatches

I LOVE DIERKS BENTLEY IS SAD: A BRO COUNTRY DISPATCH

Leesa Cross-Smith

Bro Country is not all that different from dudes in general and real life. I've dated enough white dudes and went to college in Kentucky and I've been to, like, twenty-five Dave Matthews Band concerts, so, trust me, I know this stuff.

Albums I Listened To A Lot Immediately After My Ex-Girlfriend and I Broke Up photo
August 7, 2015 | Dispatches

Albums I Listened To A Lot Immediately After My Ex-Girlfriend and I Broke Up

Jordan Castro

The first month after my ex-girlfriend and I broke up I spent a lot of time driving aimlessly and sitting alone in my apartment listening to music and feeling sorry for myself. 

Dollar Dog Day photo
August 6, 2015 | Fiction

Dollar Dog Day

Tom McAllister

Oliver sat in the locker room, a towel tucked neatly around his waist, next to a Smithfield rep who was slicing open packages of hot... more

Anger Is Never Just Anger: an Interview with Sarah Gerard photo
August 5, 2015 | Interview

Anger Is Never Just Anger: an Interview with Sarah Gerard

Elle Nash

There were tears. When I’m writing about the past, I’m aiming to come to a place where I can feel or understand something that I’ve previously never been able to resolve. Or feel something other than anger, because anger is never just anger.

It Was The Summer They Let The Opossum Into Your Bed photo
August 5, 2015 | Poetry

It Was The Summer They Let The Opossum Into Your Bed

Natasha Kochicheril Moni

The summer you learned who was dealing what. You were applying to programs, your pointillism, neat in inkwhen a wind disappeared your drawing.

The Mindreader photo
August 4, 2015 | Fiction

The Mindreader

Claire Polders

I am a woman of discipline, which is to say: I don’t act at random. But I once slept with a mindreader on a whim.

balance photo
August 3, 2015 | Poetry

balance

Natalie Sargent

    the sky is gray and you will not stop talking about balance this focus has become your baby for at least the... more

Some Horns (Pt. 6) photo
August 2, 2015 | Sunday Comics

Some Horns (Pt. 6)

Nick Francis Potter

Amanda, I thought... I, I don't understand. You said this was over.

Lazy Wolf Comics photo
July 31, 2015 | Lazy Wolf

Lazy Wolf Comics

Alex Jiang

Why is there shattered glass?

It's from a light bulb.

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: Live and Let Die photo
July 30, 2015 | Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: Live and Let Die

Matt Sailor

All Roger Moore wants is a drink. He’s had a rough couple of days. He’s... more

Four Fictions photo
July 29, 2015 | Fiction

Four Fictions

Gary J. Shipley

I’m to blame for every fake suicide this week. If anyone knocks at the door I shout the addresses of shut-ins until I hear footsteps. If the knocking continues I take my gun and start shooting through the walls.

Smeary Flowers, 1983 photo
July 29, 2015 | Poetry

Smeary Flowers, 1983

Lauren Camp

All I wanted was the haze of a worn gown / of sleep after the scrape of that / honey-sipped night.

Terminator Genisys / Jurassic World photo
July 28, 2015 | movie reviews

Terminator Genisys / Jurassic World

Sean Kilpatrick

Hopefully, I’ve ingested enough synthetic flavor to stop my heart real early. Or to maintain tinnitus for the length of a harassing phone call. If not, the only responsibility of the adult is to be their own Kevorkian.

Three Poems photo
July 28, 2015 | Poetry

Three Poems

Sarah Barber

All summer the future had been coming for us like a thunderstorm at which turkeys look up and drown in the rain.

Souvenir photo
July 27, 2015 | Fiction

Souvenir

Stephen Tuttle

Most nights he wakes to use the bathroom and in so doing wakes the dog, which in turn figures it might as well do the same.

Those Bears (pt. 5) photo
July 26, 2015 | Sunday Comics

Those Bears (pt. 5)

Jarod Roselló

He was like, "Everyone knows what racoons like to do."

What an asshole.

Poems photo
July 24, 2015 | Poetry

Poems

Elizabeth Ellen

I hadn’t had any alcohol to drink in forty-two days.
I had told myself I wouldn’t drink for thirty but once you stop doing something it’s hard to start doing it again.

Law of Reversals photo
July 24, 2015 | Comics

Law of Reversals

Colleen Kolba

In order to proce the theory of the law of reversals, we will enter space through an ocean rift.

2 Poems photo
July 23, 2015 | Poetry

2 Poems

Kelly Schirmann

I agree to an extended death

I am yelling out the windows

of this speeding automobile

The Man with a Fish in His Heart photo
July 23, 2015 | Fiction

The Man with a Fish in His Heart

Michael Credico

I had runoff all over. I hadn’t escaped the heartland.

Montage of Heck / The Wolfpack / Amy  photo
July 22, 2015 | movie reviews

Montage of Heck / The Wolfpack / Amy 

Sean Kilpatrick

Then the world boned its youth one worse. Even if you weren’t participating, they made not giving a fuck popular. 

A Closer Look photo
July 22, 2015 | Nonfiction

A Closer Look

Cathy Gilbert

I do not remember this, cannot call up the image. 

Three Poems photo
July 21, 2015 | Poetry

Three Poems

Luiza Flynn-Goodlett

This has to stop— / you're a year dead. I shatter the mirror // with a glare, pace the hall carpet, / but others arrive by dawn, agitated // by thuribles, syllables scattered from / pulpits, daughters buttoned into pastel.

Secret Identity photo
July 20, 2015 | Fiction

Secret Identity

Richard Scott Larson

I was staying with Nicole during the semester of the break-ins

Flying Machine (Pt. 5) photo
July 19, 2015 | Sunday Comics

Flying Machine (Pt. 5)

Lydia Conklin

Lydia! What the heck is the hold up? How long does it take to throw a rope over a branch?

Unmoored photo
July 17, 2015 | Fiction

Unmoored

Rosie Forrest

I’d pony up the midnight sun for a pulled pork sandwich.

Game of the Day: April 29, 2015 photo
July 16, 2015 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Game of the Day: April 29, 2015

Jesse Sawyer

We are launching a new project, HOBART HANDBOOKS, the first project of which is our Handbook on Baseball, collecting... more

All My Coworkers When I Worked At Zeppe's photo
July 15, 2015 | Dispatches

All My Coworkers When I Worked At Zeppe's

Jordan Castro

In 2011, while addicted to heroin, I briefly delivered pizza for Zeppe's, a chain restaurant in rural Northeast Ohio.