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Show Your Work, Pattern I: The Ordinary World

"It is allowed on all hands that there is no known connection between the sensible quantities and the secret powers; and consequently, that the mind…


The Birds and the Bees

Dad threw the knife clattering down between us on the kitchen floor. We were both already oiled down and wearing loincloths. I had a bad feeling…


Natural American Spirits

I wasn’t supposed to be having one. I said I was going to stop. No more, it’s the last one, never again. But the itch was becoming unbearable. I…


“Posthuman,” “Nahum,” “What it’s Worth,” and “Thirty Years at Best”

Posthuman Write for your fucking cigarettes and make eye contact with every woman you pass. Take the cheapest parking pass and remind yourself that…


Eddie Mann’s Last Halloween

The colors let Eddie Mann know that it was Halloween. The grocery store, which was oppressively dim regardless of the season or time of day, was an…


Self-Destruction, Part 1

I. I’m terrified of showing this story to Grant. But I must. I will. II. Last night’s dream:     This time, I’m aware of the red light; stopped in…


Ritual

Before you start, it is essential that you at least have the right equipment if you're to have any hope of surviving this. (Firstly, make sure you…


Running Through Rumination by Consequences

Now you know I close my eyes in pain, hiding behind eyelids guarding grimaced smiles that remain. My presentiment revealed does not stop my execrate…


Letters from a Heartbroken Pervert: The End

Yesterday was the last day of an amphetamine bender. I slept for like two hours and then took a bunch more. Spent a lot of the day in airports…


Whip Crack

The control room was tense, there being little trust that this thing would actually work. “All stations report green lights, sir.” The control…