Throwing Nothing at Nothing

Essay by

“He’ll be like a piece of lint in some dark corner of that mitten, in a closet, in the pocket of a coatMore

BULLshot: John Jodzio

BULLshot: John Jodzio

One-Question Interview by

“Ice Jodzio,” author of “You Can’t Give Yourself a Nickname,” explains his nickname’s originsMore

You Cannot Give Yourself A Nickname

You Cannot Give Yourself A Nickname

Fiction by

“At that point, Bandaid’s car was still up on blocks in that parking lot across from the bar.  The car’s engine still worked, but the tires had gone missingMore

Sunflower Settlement

Sunflower Settlement

9th Ward Dirt by

The SWAT team was running mirrors, shaped like giant versions of the ones dentists use, beneath housesMore

Georgia, and the Late Night What Have You

Georgia, and the Late Night What Have You

Salad Days Revisited by

Her name was Amelia Reed and I wish someone had pulled me aside and said, listen, this is her, she’s it…More

BULLshot: Mike Campbell

BULLshot: Mike Campbell

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The author of “Half a Man to Bury” discusses memories and death and being remembered in deathMore

Half a Man to Bury

Half a Man to Bury

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“Uncle Bill got his legs bit off by a shark and died before his body was brought to shore. You might have seen it in the newsMore

Snafus and Expectations

Snafus and Expectations

Prison Review by

“Speaking of snafus: it was recently announced that the Bic safety razors inmates use to shave would be outlawedMore

I Make Bullets

I Make Bullets

What I Do by

“The day at the factory unfolds in a whirl constant movement, the kind of work my grandfather’s grandfather would appreciateMore

BULLshot: Matthew Baker

BULLshot: Matthew Baker

One-Question Interview by

The author of “King’s Man” on how he thinks about writing detailsMore

King’s Man

King’s Man

Fiction by

“But after it gets bad and then worse, your body stops trying to send you warning signals. It stops trying to tell you that something’s wrongMore

The Hipsters Are Killing Us

The Hipsters Are Killing Us

Prison Review by

This seems to be their mindset: a preemptive philosophy to protect themselves from the irony of people like themselvesMore

BULLshot: Alex McElroy

BULLshot: Alex McElroy

One-Question Interview by

The author of “The Collected Letters of Gerald Kingsley” talks about the story’s developmentMore

The Collected Letters of Gerald Kingsley

The Collected Letters of Gerald Kingsley

Fiction by

“We work face-to-face, cheek against cheek, arms wrapped around the other’s waist with our hands dipped into reinforced polymer glovesMore

The Hope We Seek

The Hope We Seek

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“And then this, by Tron, who was peering down the hallway with a mirror: ‘Jussin Beiba ever come prison, I fuck eem jus fo hell of itMore

Pump Up The Valium

Pump Up The Valium

BULL Recon by

“I’ve learned it’s not the Mexican drug cartels I fear most, but the endless audio blitzkriegs assaulting us on a daily basisMore

“She was aging. Despite the years of plastic surgery, or maybe even because of them, she was starting to look strange. Old, but also artificial and a bit desperate. You could smell it coming out of her pores like new plastic.” – John Talbird, “Girls”