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Chico

No, I’m saying the drug money. The drug money, you know, when the cops bought the drugs, they sold me the fucking---they had the money and they sold…


“Before the Harvest,” “But Not Always,” and “Insomniac Blues”

Before the Harvest A human ritual, monitored by medical professionals regulated by all governments sanctioned by the United Nations sponsored by…


The Thing People Don’t Understand

She comes into my apartment from the heat of the desert day. “Hi Mary,” I say. “Hi, Matt,” she says. She stands in the middle of the room and fans…


The Winter Wolves

“Owww.” Angela gingerly stepped out of bed, walking like an old woman toward the light switch at the end of the room. Plantar fasciitis plagued her,…


Queen’s Park

I’m sitting by myself in a rear booth next to a pool table in O’Malley’s on Kilburn High Road. Taking in the calm before the storm, watching football…


Trial

We had a friend who was on trial for rape. In the papers, it was reported as a consensual encounter that turned sour. Both drunk, after a party. His…


The Fed: A Musical

He is the heir to a cotton magnate, the son of an optic surgeon and a Southern belle. A man with broad shoulders, stout posture and well-groomed…


The Nowhereman Report

I am overcome by a sense of impending doom at all times. I wake up and am immediately set upon by the realization that our nation is dying, and not…


Hand-Cut Tinder

I have this picture of Lisa I like to look at. We shot a lot of footage, but this one picture of her on all fours in this teddy stands out. She's…


Indianapolis

Each day was better than the next. Mornings were a vicious struggle to get out of bed and then a miserable death march to the office to face the…