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The Longhouse Out Now: Buy it for 50% Off This Weekend Only

Terror House Press is pleased to announce the release of its 39th book: The Longhouse, edited by Participation Frog. The Longhouse is an anthology of…


The Angst of Narcissism

“So, I got an odd message from you know who yesterday.” “Oh, really. What now?” “He says that he doesn’t want to see you.” “What does that mean…


Rules of Engagement, Part 2

“Put your tongue out, pig. Or should I say dog?” Kurt grabbed the tip and stretched. Without letting go, he flicked his cigarette so ashes dropped on…


“Take the Plunge,” “Cultural Appropriation,” “Honor Among Thieves,” and Other Poems

Take the Plunge After killing African natives, the colonial armies returned to Europe to murder its own civilians. Trench warfare and concentration…


On Nietzsche: Farewell to the Working Class

featured image by Carolina Barros It happened by chance one morning in October last year, the day I attended my first job interview. An incident that…


“Normal,” “Lucky,” “Relations,” and Other Poems

Normal I haven’t talked to Natalia in 3 days we had another fight I’ve been sleeping in the room out back and drinking like a hole in the ground it’s…


The Beast

Thomas crept out of the tent that had been his home for the past two months and took a deep breath, allowing the December air, redolent with the…


The Dog Philosophers

The sun was as lazy, on this day, as those upon whom it bestowed its light. The aging, weather-beaten fence provided pleasant shade in the hours…


Charlie Christian Auditions for Benny Goodman, August 1939

Mary Lou Williams had told John Hammond, a well-known producer and talent scout for Columbia Records, nearly four months earlier about Charles…


Delicious Ankles

The thing waited under the bed for another night in a row. “Gonna get me some o’ them delicious ankles,” it sang to itself in a voice that it thought…