Issue 3

Generation Me

“Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true, or is it something worse?” – Bruce Springsteen Apparently, the millennials are growing up. Turning away from the bright eyed wunderkins we were supposed to be. You know: tech babies incubated in dreams and shaping the world with perfect ideals,…

Abject Thoughts | Kenta Murakami

I’m sort of writing my thesis inside out. Although it’ll ultimately be about art history, I’m thinking about it in terms of schools of thoughts, all the while assured that there are artists that exist out there to justify my points. Branching off my last post , an article about the technological sublime,…

Ello: A Review

“Hello! Is it me you’re looking for? ’cause I wonder where you are And I wonder what you do Are you somewhere feeling lonely? Or is someone loving you? Tell me how to win your heart For I haven’t got a clue But let me start by saying I love…

Adventures in Comic Studies | Francesca Lyn

Francesca Lyn is a PhD student in the Media, Art, and Text program at Virginia Commonwealth University. Throughout the fall and spring, she will be writing about her experiences researching and writing on the comic arts. I’ve been struggling with writing about my experiences as a graduate student who studies comics….

Bad Mirror

There’s a nightmare living behind a keyboard—for our purposes, all tumors, oozing and undulating in splotchy, yellow-green diamonds, his fingers clickety-clacking as he terrorizes some girl he’s never met, but whose body he assumes is his own. This sexist fungus springs up between the keys and—like fungi do—grows in the…

Internship Opportunities Here | Monica Hunasikatti

Like so many other college students, I don’t know what I want to do with my life following graduation.  I have so many dreams for the future, but nothing solid, nothing with precise assurance.  However, one thing I know for a fact is that I want is to live and…