BULLshot: Anthony Malone

One-Question Interview by

“As for craft – frankly, I wing it.”More

Tarzan In Space

Tarzan In Space

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“I suppose, for the record, that was the moment I decided to sabotage Britain’s first manned flight into spaceMore

BULLshot: Christopher Rosales

BULLshot: Christopher Rosales

One-Question Interview by

“We live in interesting times for men. Unlike more rigid times in our past, we are free to define manhood as we wish. There is evidence all over today’s pop culture More

A Missionary

A Missionary

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“He put the needle in place at the tip of the empty pen and used his lighter to melt the plastic around it, until the pen gripped the needle in black folds like lavaMore

BULLshot: Charley Henley

BULLshot: Charley Henley

One-Question Interview by

The author of “The Nazi Method” talks about settingMore

The Nazi Method

The Nazi Method

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“A man my age who lives with his mother, it’s trench warfare. It’s every goddamned yardMore

Sunflower Settlement

Sunflower Settlement

9th Ward Dirt by

“I put an ad on craigslist searching for tenants interested in urban farming and permaculture. The calls flooded in. So did the promises. But the money didn’tMore

BULLshot: Matthew Baker

BULLshot: Matthew Baker

One-Question Interview by

“The best one-letter nicknames are, in order: Z, then K, then B. I’ve been nicknamed both K and B, but never ZMore

A Prison Happy Ending

A Prison Happy Ending

Prison Review by

“I will venture to say that 90% of prisoners have something good in them. That is probably a percentage on par with everyone in the world.More

BULLshot: Colin Fleming

BULLshot: Colin Fleming

One-Question Interview by

The author of “Rimer’s Boots” on researchMore

Rimer’s Boots

Rimer’s Boots

Fiction by

“It was light-lifting, you might say, and if you worried that you were engaged in anything illegal, you could always rely on your ignorance to see you through, or pass any lie detector testMore

Trick Quotient

Trick Quotient

Prison Review by

Are you afraid of small, independent publishers? Would you like to support them but can’t afford to toss $15-$20 into the black hole of a possibly bad book? I don’t blame you. Blurbs are meaningless, reviews largely a crock. The safer bet is almost always the big publishers. They get on a formulaic run, andMore

Rejection Notes #7: Cormac McCarthy

Rejection Notes #7: Cormac McCarthy

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I can’t get past the gratuitous use of product placement in the manuscript. For example, in chapter six the narrator is warming up a Tombstone pizza, even though the story takes place in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. More

BULLshot: Matt Fogarty

BULLshot: Matt Fogarty

One-Question Interview by

The author of “Moonman Stories” on form in fictionMore

tumBULLr Tuesday

tumBULLr Tuesday

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The week in all things man and word: Questionable reflective decorating and the Queen of the OrangesMore

Moonman Stories

Moonman Stories

Fiction by

“Because it’s winter and the pond is frozen like glass and there’s the hard press of atmosphere and the air turns white with snow falling through the orbit of his faraway home.More

“The car had been through a reconstructed transmission, a busted carburetor, and was an absolute lush for Valvoline.” – Jordan Farmer, “Brothers”