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Friday Night at the Double Bill photo
August 31, 2020 | Fiction

Friday Night at the Double Bill

Gabriela Knutson

In the backseat of a parked Datsun, she waits for her turn with Billy at the drive-in. He loves to take two dates to a double feature at the same time, switching girls in between movies. She prefers

The Green photo
August 31, 2020 | Poetry

The Green

Mat Wenzel

Maybe the green / just shows up...

My Love Don’t Cost A Thing photo
August 30, 2020 | fucked up modern love essays

My Love Don’t Cost A Thing

Elizabeth Brooks

The night before the Super Bowl, we were drunk in Miami after hours of non-stop tequila Sprites.

Ball Don't Lie photo
August 30, 2020 | Fiction

Ball Don't Lie

Matt Boyarsky

When we were kids, my sister kicked this boy.

3 Comics photo
August 30, 2020 | Comics

3 Comics

Meg Reynolds

It’s Day Sixteen and I’m Googling Victor Buono photo
August 28, 2020 | Nonfiction

It’s Day Sixteen and I’m Googling Victor Buono

Meghan Louise Wagner

Victor Buono played King Tut in the 1960’s Batman show. He waddled in gold and red robes, his campy lisp at full-tilt. His voice warbled from his gut. He also played the Boston Strangler, a fat man in

Sixteen Hike photo
August 28, 2020 | Poetry

Sixteen Hike

Tyler Barton

Please cc my soul / on every email...

Two Figures photo
August 27, 2020 | Poetry

Two Figures

Joshua Garcia

There are two of you (you being singular...

American Money photo
August 27, 2020 | Nonfiction

American Money

Lynne Beckenstein

The circular is peppered with the “free” of Buy One Get One Free, as opposed to the “free” that is both propaganda and sacred text. I know, in total, the Arabic for peach, name, gesundheit, and thank you.

Rule Number One photo
August 26, 2020 | Fiction

Rule Number One

Shannon Sanders

Always have your shoes reheeled before they really need it.

Left Turns Cause More Deaths photo
August 26, 2020 | Nonfiction

Left Turns Cause More Deaths

Kathryn Wohlpart

im always in the wrong lane

Two Poems photo
August 25, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Parker Tettleton

"Foul Machine" and "Randy Got an Idea"

Room On Fire photo
August 25, 2020 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Room On Fire

Andrew Byrds

And oh god it’s wonderful sitting here, drinking too much coffee, eating too many pastries, and loving everything about this moment. 


Ode to My Alarm photo
August 24, 2020 | Poetry

Ode to My Alarm


which is not a signal / but a storm warning...

Revirgination photo
August 23, 2020 | Rejected Modern Love Essay


Greg Marshall

Medical professionals are careful to point out that cerebral palsy itself doesn’t inhibit sexual desire or function, though studies show that most young adults with CP report physical problems related to sexual contact.

Up North: WI Creatures photo
August 23, 2020 | Comics

Up North: WI Creatures

Crystal S. Gibbins

The Girl in the Glass Coffin photo
August 21, 2020 | Fiction

The Girl in the Glass Coffin

Megan Culhane Galbraith

I went looking for her. He went looking for her. She went looking for her. They went looking for her. 

We all went looking for her.

I look. 
You look. 
He looks. 
She looks. 
They look. 

Heavy Duty photo
August 21, 2020 | Poetry

Heavy Duty

K.B. Thors

An immigrant from the Russian Empire invented jeans...

An Honest & Complete Dating Profile photo
August 20, 2020 | Nonfiction

An Honest & Complete Dating Profile

Amie Whittemore

She never sticks around for harvest (though she convinced you to plant rosemary, lavender, zinnias, to think of time as a full moon, as a thrush’s song), you’ll say, but O the planting season. The spry seedlings at the start.

The Last Set of Mothers photo
August 20, 2020 | Fiction

The Last Set of Mothers

Emily James

Each year, the clouds lowered. Each year, the boys' hopes crept closer to their grasp.

Shards of Glass photo
August 19, 2020 | Fiction

Shards of Glass

Michael Pikna

Arranged in front of Papa were a cup of coffee, his glass eye, and a shot of whiskey.  One by one, they would patch him up before he left for work.  The sun hadn’t yet chinned the horizon, and we sat

Yellow Dress photo
August 19, 2020 | Poetry

Yellow Dress

Taylor Byas

I knew you'd come undone...

Two Poems photo
August 18, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Maya Eashwaran

"By the Seashore" and "The Return"

Pom Pom photo
August 18, 2020 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Pom Pom

Florina Nastase

Still, he wants me to keep strutting down my freak lane, says “Gucci” like “Coochie” on “White Freckles”.  

Two Poems photo
August 17, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Chris Barton

"en-misting" and "earth is the only planet in our solar system not named after a god"

My Magic Pussy photo
August 16, 2020 | fucked up modern love essays

My Magic Pussy

Elizabeth Teets

My almost-ex was freaking out in the way only men with egos can.

Passer By photo
August 16, 2020 | Comics

Passer By

Tom or Judy Moore

Two Poems photo
August 14, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Hannah Cajandig-Taylor

"On Trepidation" and "When I'm Lonely, I Shop Online for Things I Don't Need"

Two Poems photo
August 13, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Austin Rodenbiker

"32 questions for a photograph" and "Blue Door"

Dream Husband photo
August 13, 2020 | Nonfiction

Dream Husband

Melissa Stephenson

Always, I am navigating some half-abandoned landscape— part future, part past. Whenever I have a companion, it is my ex husband—the man who, after our divorce seven years ago, moved states away, leaving me to raise our kids mostly solo. On this particular morning, it finally occurs to me that these dreams may not be normal.