• Fiction

    Chuck the Alien

    by  • June 10, 2013 • Fiction • 16 Comments

    An essay by Dexter Smithers, as provided by Michael Rettig Art by Justine McGreevy My life changed for the infinite better one year, four months, and twenty three days ago. Hell, I’m even getting a Pulitzer Prize next month for my interviews with Chuck. I smile a lot these days. I know the answers...

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    Safety in Quiet

    by  • May 27, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Troy Martin, as provided by Jason Lairamore Photograph by Eleanor Leonne Bennett My name is Troy Martin. I’m locked in a sound proof room deep underground in a government building you’ve never heard of but probably have driven by a thousand times. Yes, there is a particular reason why I picked...

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    The Monster Is the Father to the Child

    by  • May 13, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Frankenstein, as provided by Richard Zwicker Art by Katie Nyborg “Are you Frankenstein?” The question was laughable. I was seven feet tall, with a head flatter than the Netherlands, and twin electrodes sticking out the sides of my neck. I was either Frankenstein or the latest in Halloween shoe trees. After...

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    Oenophilia

    by  • May 6, 2013 • Fiction • 2 Comments

    An essay by Dr. W, as provided by Megan Vogel. Photograph by Megan Vogel. I gazed thoughtfully at the dark emerald beaker, turning its smooth surface in my gloved hands. The dim light in my laboratory gave it an eerie, dull glow. How important this simple tool would be in my plan–the results of...

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    Protocol 3.1

    by  • April 22, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by K. S. O’Neill Art by Luke Spooner/Carrion House Web Alpha: Access not granted. Protocol 2 not available. Protocol 3.0 not available. Protocol 3.1 engaged. Contact with web Alpha via temporal sheer bounce attempted via local web access. Access code: 6584641519687864163160684 # You will all have noticed that I did not attend...

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    The Black Spot

    by  • April 8, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Michael R. Burnes and Martin Hobbs, as provided by Mathew Allan Garcia Illustration by Luke Spooner/Carrion House They calmed the blaze that had consumed four lives at 4:03 a.m. on December 22nd, 2005. When they found him, he was hanging from a beam in his study, an extension cord tied around his...

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