Issue 7

The Face of Terror

Our cultural homogeny is one of those happy myths historians gravitate to. The spinal column that any history of a place is based upon, regardless of its inadequacies to describe what it meant to be alive in a moment that was teeming in incalculably different directions. It’s sobering, then, to…

Isn’t It Ironic?

For the record… According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of irony is: “the use of words that mean the opposite of what you really think especially in order to be funny.” So… A certain someone was wrong. Just for the record. I mention this now, and it comes to mind now,…

This is a recap. This is a rehash. This is an update.

A lot has happened over the past few minutes, months, and moons. The world has become increasingly violent (Mercury Retrograde), Facebook now allows us five different emotions instead of one, Obama dropped the mic, America dropped the ball, endangered munk seals are making a very cute comeback & I have…

World’s Finest

Superman is Jewish. I think that’s something the modern myth makers over at the DC Extended Universe don’t really care to reflect. They assume because his upholstery is so thoroughly baseball and American that he must be the epitome of Christianity as well, as though there are no other American…

Mr. Robot | Andrew Jones

“The darkest timeline” is a phrase that became famous during an episode of Dan Harmon’s classic television series, Community. In “Remedial Chaos Theory” (season 3, episode 4), a number of alternate realities are introduced as the show’s main characters roll dice to decide who gets to pick up the pizza…

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I’m not the most coordinated guy in the world, but since this past Christmas I’ve tried to make a conscience effort to eat healthy and stay active. My Fitbit has been my fitness tracker of choice since December 2014, and I keep track of my progress through their iOS app….

It’s Not Easy Having a Good Time

So there’s this paperback anthology coming out called Sirens, curated by the wonderful Rhonda Parrish, and I have a short story in it! My story’s called “Is This Seat Taken?” and it’s about murder, obsession, and lust on the DC Metro. Basically all the things you need to have a…