• Time Zones

    by  • May 11, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Time Zones

    An essay by Gary MacDonald, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Dawn Vogel Teenagers are pretty wonderful people. They are hard-working, tidy, enthusiastic, well-dressed, well-groomed, and polite. Everybody else’s teenagers, anyway. Every parent wonders how they got the ones who sleep until noon in bedrooms out of Thrift Store by Tornado, sulk silently until...

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    Daddy Who

    by  • May 4, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Daddy Who

    An essay by Anna Beth Wilson, as provided by L. L. Phelps Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye It all happened like this. Last year, during my first semester at college, my roommate, Val, had this boyfriend who was all into Doctor Who. You know, that time traveling alien dude with the blue box? Yeah, played by that...

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    Mr. Merkel’s Mug

    by  • April 27, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Mr. Merkel's Mug

    An essay by Jeff Phillips, as provided by Jarod K. Anderson Art by Luke Spooner Frank Merkel was the CEO, and his coffee mug wasn’t made of ceramic or metal or plastic. I could see the sutures where the bone plates had fused. It was definitely organic. Definitely human. Don’t get me wrong, there were plenty...

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    Lasagna with Legs

    by  • April 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Lasagna with Legs

    An essay by John Baker, as provided by Rich Knight Art by Justine McGreevy “I’ve created a monster!” … is what I wish I could say. But I can’t. Not with this sad, pathetic mess writhing on my kitchen table. The best I could say is, “I’ve created a mess,” and even that was being generous....

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: March 2015

    by  • April 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

    This month, the payment from our Kickstarter dropped, so we actually look profitable for once! Plus, we shipped out copies of our first print edition of our zine to contributors, so our printing costs spiked. Let’s look at those numbers. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($100.01) Art: ($329.88)...

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    The Nightingale of Atlantic City

    by  • April 13, 2015 • 0 Comments

    An essay by W. M. Higgins, as provided by Meg Merriet Art by Leigh Legler Her melodies, no matter what song was requested, haunted the dreams and nightmares of mortal men. When the Nightingale sang, the sound of silverware and polite conversation dissipated until all you could hear was her voice, her father’s piano, and...

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    Futility

    by  • April 6, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Futility

    An essay by Dr. Robert Anstruther, as provided by D. J. Tyrer Art by Luke Spooner This is my seventieth day here in this bunker and I am no closer to understanding the true nature of the scourge afflicting mankind. Why are the dead walking the earth rather than resting easy in their graves? What has...

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