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Foxes photo
January 16, 2014 | Fiction


Joseph Horton

You are driving home from a place that makes its own beer, where it seemed wrong to order just a few because this is a small business and small businesses, you know, are failing all over the

The Man Who Painted Night photo
January 15, 2014 | Fiction

The Man Who Painted Night

Sarah Domet

It was a difficult job for the man who painted night.  First off, he always stained his clothes.  An occupational hazard, and Frank supposed he could wear an apron, but when he arched his back,

3 Sad Sonnets photo
January 15, 2014 | Poetry

3 Sad Sonnets

Brenna York


Can’t write now would be too sad to read.
My celeb crushes get married or domestic.
I’m like a pair of dollar store sunglasses
look good but the fuckers snap!
If anyone, anywhere

Benjamin Percy Interview for Red Moon photo
January 14, 2014 | Interview

Benjamin Percy Interview for Red Moon

Matt Bell

Benjamin Percy is the author most recently of the novel Red Moon (out this month in paperback), as well as another novel, The Wilding, and two books of stories, Refresh, Refresh and The Language of

Becoming the Soup Nazi (part 2) photo
January 13, 2014 | Food & Drink

Becoming the Soup Nazi (part 2)

Joe Sacksteder

Read part one of Joe's adventures through soup nazi'ing here.

—TURKEY CHILI (The Other Side of Darkness)—

Done got et.

During the taping of the infamous last episode of Seinfeld,

3 Poems photo
January 13, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Joshua Young


we belong in the grass. my twin is in every photo. we made our way out of the alley, rockford files dialogue, fedora, the curtain light is half-awake. climb the rock wall like the rest of

6 Poems photo
January 10, 2014 | Poetry

6 Poems

Lucas Simon Foster

Should we smash the cricket of silence and smear its remains on our knees?
How do you feel about rap music? Do you know A$AP Rocky?
I don’t like Lil Durk yet; I don’t like Rich Homie Quan yet—it’s 2011.

Just Like... photo
January 9, 2014 | Nonfiction

Just Like...

Alex Myers

I had no business in a haberdashery store that expensive as a seventeen-year-old high school student most recently employed as a dishwasher; even less so as a recently self-declared man, an until-three-weeks-ago woman, lurking timidly, covetously, in the racks of ties.  

2 Poems photo
January 8, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Jeff Tigchelaar

Dude, You Killed a Marsupial


            for my brother


What I’ve learned about opossums

since that gruesome ordeal

a few summers back

is that:


* they have

Becoming the Soup Nazi (part 1) photo
January 6, 2014 | Food & Drink

Becoming the Soup Nazi (part 1)

Joe Sacksteder

Just look at those soup prices when Clinton was in office.


—MULLIGATAWNY (The Pain and the Yearning)—

You could put that rooster sauce on a shoe and it would taste pretty good to

3 Poems photo
January 6, 2014 | Poetry

3 Poems

Kathleen Schenck

Marlon Brando works at the full-serve Sunoco

A Review of the Foreign Flavors of Lay’s in China photo
January 3, 2014 | Food & Drink

A Review of the Foreign Flavors of Lay’s in China

Peter Tieryas Liu

For most foreigners overseas, the closest they’ll ever come to tasting American cuisine will be our junk food. McDonald’s, KFC, and Lay’s Potato chips are our culinary ambassadors, spreading the

2 Poems photo
January 3, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Jon Conley

you come in tell me of your night like the boys all stared at ur tits

Gift Horse photo
January 2, 2014 | Fiction

Gift Horse

Jeremiah Budin

Leo and I are dicking around in his room after school when I pull this big cardboard box out of the closet.

—What is this? I ask.

—That’s my card catalogue, Leo says.

—Is this every

Ask Mira photo
January 1, 2014 |

Ask Mira

Mira Gonzalez

In my experience, it has been more helpful to have resolutions with a more quantitative approach, like 'cutting back on meat' or 'doing less drugs' or 'not being in a relationship for a while'. 

Happy Birthday to Me photo
January 1, 2014 | movie reviews

Happy Birthday to Me

Sean Kilpatrick

This movie is a semiotic fuck you

2 Poems photo
January 1, 2014 | Poetry

2 Poems

Mira Gonzalez

sex feels like a burden when you aren't on drugs

Escape from Tomorrow photo
January 1, 2014 | movie reviews

Escape from Tomorrow

Sean Kilpatrick

Behold the ass of Mickey