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Terror House Radio, Episode #27: Wood Rocket Launch Pad (with Benjamin Welton)

On this episode of Terror House Radio, Matt Forney and Bryden Proctor welcome Benjamin Welton back to the show to discuss his new poetry chapbook…


Who Will Love Jobie White?

“Jobie?” “Shit,” said Jobie. “Was that your mom?” said Jobie’s girlfriend, who was Skyping with Jobie. The girlfriend was at least topless; she was…


Emily in Red

We were assembled haphazardly upon decrepit benches, sunken couches, and metal lawn furniture along the rambling front porch of Mirror Vale, a former…


Martyr’s Blood, Part 2

III. The attack on the compound began an hour later, when Kiritata radioed in that his team was in position. Special tunnelling servitor drones had…


The Eulogy of Fallin’ Paul

The only time his sister Lorie called, it was because their brother was in jail or their father wasn’t doing well. It was 7 a.m. so it was more…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 34: Saying Farewell

Until the day I was to leave with Wyla, I wrestled greatly before retiring for the night with the rationality of my decision. What if I got stranded…


“Jack Kerouac and Charlie Parker,” “A Summer in Paris,” and “A Few Detours Never Planned”

jack kerouac and charlie parker had a dream jack kerouac came up to me and asked to speak to charlie parker the liquor must be mixing with the pills…


Soap; or, Cleanliness is Godliness

It’s strange really, but at least superficially it started because my dad got a bee in his bonnet about “cleaning up” my potty mouth. I had started…


Snick!

There was a satisfying weight in his hands. Weight meant significance, weight implied power and meaning. He had hold of a chunk of steel with power…


Border Wars

Andrew had lately been too tired to go to the gym, and mowing his rented bungalow’s patchy lawn had become a nearly overwhelming feat of physical…