FICTION: Gamerz, B!

  This is actually a “newer” story that I wrote just two years ago but didn’t put out visibly.   — She tipped over the wine-glass, watched the contents drizzle out. This would not, she decided, be her privately acted-out “someone is filming my indie-movie life” moment. She would not be playing the corpse-to-be; the listless death-romantic. She could play that […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Three

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Two

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go […]

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Seven Things To Be Excited About at SDCC

It is that time of year where the internet virtually catches fire with breaking news and can-you-believe-it announcements from the greatest place on earth. San Diego Comic Con has become the go-to for promoting new films, television series, and multi-media projects. What was once an esoteric (maybe even arcane) event, SDCC is now the biggest mainstream promotional event in the world. New York […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter One

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language, in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go in […]

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‘The Flamethrowers’ by Rachel Kushner – 5 out of 5 Stars

Rachel Kushner wrote the best novel of 2013. The author of ‘Telex From Cuba’ (2008) now sees her sophomore effort, ‘The Flamethrowers,’ as a 2013 National Book Award Finalist; her second go-round as a finalist in as many efforts (if you’re keeping score).  While book awards are not always indicative of artistic merit, ‘The Flamethrowers’ is impossible to miss.  Kushner […]

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‘Psychic Steampunk Parade’ by Gray Kane

With so much throwaway entertainment massing like a cancer, it’s easy for good fiction to slip past our net of awareness.  So much that we enjoy, things that were once bolstered partially by their esoteric nature alone, has become hegemonized, comodified, and slapped with a “For Sale” sticker.  As a result, consumers of intelligent entertainment have pulled the drawstrings tight […]

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