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Modern Life and Other Bad Jokes

Chekhov hit the nail on the head over a hundred years ago when he identified the social causes of mental illness. The human mind is not meant to live…


Fucking vs. Making Love

Alexandria said hi by flashing her ass at me while dancing in white sweatpants. Stacy was from Ohio and pronounced it “A-hi-A.” Constance lashed out…


NEET, Part 5

XXXIX. He sat in her office. Not what he would call an office, a leather couch for him and a high-backed leather chair for her. But she called it her…


The Center

Liam wanted to burrow to the center of the Earth, but he didn’t know how. He saw a cheapo old sci-fi movie on cable and there was a big machine with…


American History Z: A Review of Shot Caller

How does a man show ultimate loyalty to his family? Shot Caller explores this question through the lens of a middle-class man thrust into the extreme…


Nuance of Damage

I. Hope is faster than light, its speed beyond measure. It’s alive, today, but what about tomorrow? Easy come, easy… I need something to build up my…


Letters from a Heartbroken Pervert: Incest and Babysitters

Ever notice how much “step-whatever” porn there is? As with all porn, some of it is good, most of it is not, and all of it is suddenly ubiquitous,…


Inspiration: Tyson

Breathing heavily but with calm he throws one punch and the next, his eyes steady, not moving in and out, through his eyes to his soul you can see…


#LoveIsHate

“Hey, do you have time for a quick meeting today?” Ralph glanced at the innocuous-looking question in the subject line of the email that Tony, his…


“In an Obscure Park in Budapest,” “The Horde,” “Beside the Duna,” and Other Poems

In an Obscure Park in Budapest Into an obscure park in Budapest I go because the blackbirds called me. One called, rather. Another shuffles in the…