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Come Find Me (a short story)

By Danielle Baxter Luther Bane was not fond of many things. Rain was among those things. So why he chose to live in Seattle—the rainiest of all places—he’d never quite understand. It was the worst kind of rain, a swirling downpour that … [Read More...]

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HUGS (a poem)

By Danielle Baxter HUGS   Of all the kinds- This is my favorite. There are several: Embraces from one friend to another to say “hi”, “bye”. There are intermittent whispers during desperate embraces that … [Read More...]

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Atom & Eve (Column #43)

By Mark Antony Rossi …somewhere in the basement of Science  is a reasonable man— bound and gagged. Crayfish Gone Cra-Cra---Scientists from France have discovered crayfish have an anxiety disorder similar to humans and these sea … [Read More...]

ESSAYS

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Lost in Translation

By Abby Jones Do you know what one of the scariest parts of writing is; do you know what troubles a writer as they bleed words onto a page?—Letting go. (Cue Frozen.) Once you’ve written out your thoughts and hit the publish button—be it on a blog, self-publishing, or signing a contract—that’s it, you’re done. […]

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Finding Bowe Bergdahl: Educated Guess and How It Ends

By Rob Akers (Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series about the circumstances surrounding the young soldier. The first installment can be read here.) Bowe Bergdahl joined during a tough time for the Army when their requirements for enlistment had been lowered to the most minimal standards to meet quotas. Yesterday, I […]

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Finding Bowe Bergdahl: Facts and Speculation

By Rob Akers (Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series about the circumstances surrounding the young soldier. The second installment will come on Tuesday.) Bowe Bergdahl is one of the most polarizing figures to have served in the military in a very long time. Many consider him to be traitorous and deceitful; […]

SHORT STORIES

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5 Questions for Author Benjamin Percy

By Josh Magill I was a new college student at Southern Illinois University when I met author Benjamin Percy nearly 14 years ago. He was a long side-burned, growly graduate student teaching English courses with that unmistakable deep voice. Percy had a way of bubbling up an excitement about literature and writing in students it […]

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Late Night at the Shrew (a short story)

By Samantha Morstan Karen worked behind the bar at a place called the Shrew Bar. A veritable haven for ladies from all walks of life: Games, films, books, plays and paintings. Any girl that had ever been drawn or written old enough to drink came to the Shrew. Karen herself came from a comic book, […]

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The Woman Who Fell in Love with a Postmodern Building and Set Her Lovers’ Boat on Fire (a short story)

By Thaddeus Howze   She wanted to spend her time interrogating old buildings in Europe because, frankly, they had the best stories. Chiara Lys nearly suffered a heart attack, and the strongest orgasm of her life, on her first trip to Prague. Her prince charming was all curves and sharp angles in the sun, deliberate — steel […]

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Ten Days (a short story)

By Thaddeus Howze “Did it bite you?” His accusation burned me. I was shaken by the force of it. I couldn’t find my voice. “Goddammit, Karen. LA is less than fifty miles from us.” He stomped off whipping his hands thorough his tangled hair. He only did that when he was really nervous. “We have […]

GENERAL ARTICLES

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Regenesis (a poem)

By Danielle Baxter REGENESIS   I want to go where wild things grow I want to fly with the velocity of my hungry soul Demolish the devastation that has left my world gray Strip the earth down to soil, and grow it my own way.   I want to flee the confining fabric of time […]

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Atom & Eve (Column #42)

By Mark Antony Rossi …somewhere in the basement of Science  is a reasonable man— bound and gagged. Camel Milk Madness—Desert Farms, a California-based health company, has launched what it calls the first commercially available line of camel milk products, including raw and pasteurized camel milks and a raw camel milk kefir, which is an Arabic […]

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Atom & Eve — The Advent of Bioethics

By Mark Antony Rossi …somewhere in the basement of Science  is a reasonable man— bound and gagged.   (Editor’s Note: In a departure from his normal science funnies, today, Mark Antony Rossi touches on a subject close to his heart.) A person does not have to be a cave dweller to be ignorant of the […]

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Honey Wheat Pizza Crust

By Angela Magill Pizza sometimes gets a bad rap, but I was determined to make one that was not considered junk food.  This versatile and healthy pizza crust, for all of your favorite toppings, turns out crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, just like a pizzeria. Total time required to prepare – […]

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Atom & Eve (Column #41)

By Mark Antony Rossi …somewhere in the basement of Science  is a reasonable man— bound and gagged. Super Ideas Need Not A Super Brain–A professor of psychology at Pace University has concluded through a new study of Einstein’s brain that there was nothing anatomically different about it. But rather previous studies had been prejudiced by […]

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