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Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance photo
September 28, 2013 | Breaking Bad fiction

Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance

Sam Price

I’ve been facing Sundays the same for a while now. The whole day feels like one of my quixotic childhood summers slamming shut. And, like that younger me full of dread, I’ve thrown off my sleep

Caves of the Rust Belt photo
September 24, 2013 | Fiction

Caves of the Rust Belt

Joe Kapitan

Don’t believe me if you want, but the hole just appeared one night.

My Little Ponies™ and the Search for the Blue Crystal photo
September 21, 2013 | Breaking Bad fiction

My Little Ponies™ and the Search for the Blue Crystal

Mika Taylor

My Little Ponies™ and the Search for the Blue Crystal
or
Breaking Brony
A cross-genre work of fan fiction

 

The sun rises on the great and beautiful land of Equestria. Applejack trots

The Reproductive Behaviors of Certain Pelagic Fauna photo
September 18, 2013 | Fiction

The Reproductive Behaviors of Certain Pelagic Fauna

Caitlin McGuire

In sandtiger bellies, the young eat the young. You could fit a new-hatched sandtiger pup in your hand, but you shouldn't; they are pink, squishy cartilage, knife-tip teeth, and only the first one survives, chasing siblings down uterine hallways: hide and seek to death. After eating all his brothers, the last one standing sucks yolk like CapriSun from his sharkmom's eggs. By the time the sharkmom gives birth, the pup is the size of a six year old child. 

It's Pity Sex for the Both of Us photo
September 17, 2013 | Fiction

It's Pity Sex for the Both of Us

John Jodzio

It’s pity sex for both of us, me and Karen and her glass eye, in a motel room off the interstate.  

the revolution room: station one photo
September 13, 2013 | Fiction

the revolution room: station one

Allan Shapiro

It is not easy to remove a heart with a spoon from the chest of a man, nor is it clean. The spoon was purchased 48 hours earlier from the Bed, Bath & Beyond on 9th Street. The Nicole Miller Moments 5 pc Flatware Set was $24.99. The salad fork, dinner knife, dinner fork, and soup spoon were disposed of. Only the teaspoon remained.

Game Day photo
September 10, 2013 | Fiction

Game Day

Lisa Nikolidakis

In my phone sex voice I say, the quesadilla of the day is caramelized onion and chorizo. Chef makes ‘em special. Sure, I say: $5 house wines, $2 off apps. Would you like to start a tab?

Uriah photo
September 5, 2013 | Fiction

Uriah

Gabe Herron

The first time my neighbor's place burned to the ground, I wasn't his neighbor, but he told me about it.  

Once it Hits the Air photo
September 2, 2013 | Fiction

Once it Hits the Air

Luke Wiget

My Spanish was always too slow to impress my father. I tried not to learn it to spite him. But  that was like not swallowing water in your mouth when there’s no place to spit it out. 

Vincent Peppers Explains A Conference Call photo
August 29, 2013 | Fiction

Vincent Peppers Explains A Conference Call

Shane Jones

Good evening. I just ate eggs. Breakfast for dinner, is what Robin called it. Is there such a thing as dinner for breakfast? I’m sure some jabony has fired-up a cheeseburger and fries at 8 a.m.,

The Fire photo
August 28, 2013 | Fiction

The Fire

Petur HK

Let’s follow Holger home, they said, and burn his house down.

We were under the bridge. We were trolls; we were engineers. We were MacGyvering a raft for the rat we’d rescued last night. Clumps

Hymeneal in Many Voices (Comments on the Launch of Stacie and Kyle’s Wedding Registry) photo
August 26, 2013 | Fiction

Hymeneal in Many Voices (Comments on the Launch of Stacie and Kyle’s Wedding Registry)

Ivy Goodman

The value of a cash gift is on its face, and that, in some circles, is the value of the giver.  But excuse me, the value of a $130 vegetable peeler is $5.99.

Have you traveled abroad?  I’m sure

Storage photo
August 21, 2013 | Fiction

Storage

Colin Bailey Williams

Carnie lives among piles of porcelain and Tupperware in a storage locker near Conneaut. She lost her job at the prison and then her house was foreclosed upon. Most of the practical things she owned

Two Short Shorts photo
August 20, 2013 | Fiction

Two Short Shorts

Trevor Dodge

EVERY DAY IS SUNDAY



I go to call her for the ribs recipe but then I think how she doesn't respond to my jokes so I go to text her instead. And what I say goes like this: you used to make

The Uninvited Bar Mitzvah Guest photo
August 19, 2013 | Fiction

The Uninvited Bar Mitzvah Guest

Eleanor Levine

Stanley K owns a small radio shop on Forest Avenue in Lakewood. 

I walk in, having not seen him in 30 years. 

“Stanley!” I exclaim, “how are you?!” 

“For virtue of your smile, here!” he

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 see her in passing, but when I do she keeps her head low and doesn’t look

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 the car in a funny, sideways sheet.  Misting over the windshield.  

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 their young terrier earlier today. People can be so odd at times.

 

I’ve set aside some money in the past few months, with no plans for

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: This episode, "The Room," depicts the depths of friendships and relationships in one life and raises life's most

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 some days after my shift I know I can stop by and acquire a good amount of your

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. L,” whined star student Jasmine, comically sliding halfway to the

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 isolate the exact point in time when he decided to leave his wife.

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 couldn’t protect us. For the first time the chickens were calm as doves. For them, it was

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? Suppose the policeman is distantly related to a little Polish man who has

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 while I spoke. The smell of pennies stayed on my hands until

Recent Books

Nudes

Elle Nash

“Transgressive and immediate: you feel these stories shoot through and wrap around you.” 

             - Kyle F. Williams, Full Stop Magazine

 

Her Lesser Work

Elizabeth Ellen

"[Her Lesser Work] is a collection of mordant and formally inventive stories circling themes of, let’s say, desire and escape within repressive structures."

      -Walker Caplan, Literary Hub

Worsted

Garielle Lutz

“Lutz’s work is a marvel of the possibilities of language.  Each of her sentences is an intricately crafted thing, deeply complex yet crystalline in its clarity . . . her command of each and every word remains supreme.”     

  --Mira Braneck, The Paris Review Daily

 

Garielle Lutz is the author of The Complete Gary Lutz, among other books.