Knichael Might: Music Feature

We are excited to have the opportunity to share a digital music artist with you that we recently met via twitter! We’re big fans of all forms of music but electronic tunes of any kind hold a special place in our hearts; we’ve recent come to love the synthwave and vaporwave genres. For the uninitiated,…

Ask Auntie Agony: Growing Pains

Dear Auntie, Why do girls always go for looks over personality? Confused Nice Guy Dear Confused, Some people are more interested in looks, regardless of their gender. Others are interested in humor, intelligence, relaxed temperaments, or overbearing personalities. I’ve even been asked out because I have a wicked collection of puns to inflict on people….

Lost On The Road To Los Sueños : FICTION

I made it. I’ve finally gotten to the point in my life after years of hard work and denial of self satisfaction that I’ve amassed just enough money to retire, living meagerly until I die…as long as that happens some time in the next 90 days. And with the way I feel right at this…

ASHES: A Poem

Words By Hinsel Sifting through the ashes of yesterday’s dream. Edges sharp and broken, a shattered glimmer hungrily gleams. Never touching anything, stumbling blindly forward through the dark. Oblivion left behind me, my savage salvage builds the cage that holds my heart.

Subversion: You Keep Using That Word. I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means.

sub·ver·sion səbˈvərZH(ə)n,səbˈvərSH(ə)n/ Noun: Subversion refers to an attempt to transform the established social order and its structures of power, authority, and hierarchy by persons working from within; also : refers to the processes by which the values and principles of a system in place are contradicted or reversed. The Latin root “subvertere” means “to turn…

Featured Author: Kameryn James

We were fortunate to have the opportunity to catch up with Kameryn James, author and talk with her about her craft as well as her most recent works.  She’s been a long time friend of our editor, a talented writer, and supporter of creativity in her own community. Here’s a brief bio: Kameryn James grew…

Hack Your Own Brain: Bring The Awesome

Your brain is an amazingly complex system of bio-electrical synapses and relays, holding millions of bits of information, and able to calculate at the speed of light – yet look around today and you might doubt these facts. You’ve all seen the meme of the people walking, staring mindlessly at their cell phones, with the…

How To Get The Fuck Over It And Write

Writers block. Creative constipation. Call this mental malady whatever you like but it seems to be something that affects almost all creative types from writers to artists at some point or another. When the muse is strong the flow is heavy and things seem to just happen, when the muse is weak…better pack up bag…

An Introverts Guide To Entrepreneurialism

Love people but hate gatherings? Always making plans to avoid making plans? Do you own a sweater that was once wool but is now comprised solely of gobs of cat hair holding hands? You may just be an introvert! But do not despair! There’s no reason your crippling mental disorder, fear of other humans ,and…

5 Amazing Things That Will Happen If You Eat Oatmeal For 30 Days

Science has proven the old saying to be true: we are indeed what we eat. There have been a thousand and one unbelievable fad diets invented since economics increased abundance to be accessible to the common class through high calorie low cost food and society gave them enough guilt to think a bulging belly was…

The Man Who Fixes Mistakes: Fiction

by Hinsel “Who’re you  ?” “I’m the man that fixes mistakes.” Around me the interior of the plane seemed to grow brighter for a moment before becoming impossibly dark.  It wasn’t a flash like a lightning strike so much as a slow flare that fades. Yet somehow in this new darkness I found myself able…

THE SEA: A Poem

By Lunaura Staring into a crowd of people Moving like a sea of purpose Lost in the waves of newness I float adrift Caught in strands of well meaning Only to be tossed here and there Surrounded by the foam of advice I sink, heavy Called dark by those without a clue This sea awakens…

BANQUET OF CHAOS: A Poem

by S. Boswell Your words ‘effluviate’ The concepts nauseate Your rule I would eradicate The throne I would ‘conflagrate’ The deluge I pray to inundate They that would steer our fate By preaching peace against those to hate . With the blood of martyrs we will consecrate A path not bound by aristocracy’s state Continue…

Foodie Pr0n

The internet is chock full of disgustingly graphic images of food. Velvety chocolate waterfalls, glistening meats sweaty with succulent juices, decadent visions of complex flavor deconstructions that boggle the imagination and glare in the face of physics itself – madness! These images stimulate the appetite, stirring hungers for things that are so bad for us…

RESIGNED: A Poem

resigned to caging the tiger still paces the four barred walls stare back flare up wrap around above beneath children’s laughter: calliope wind blows through the bars mocking in its freedom satiated: green grass billowing clouds unobstructed by steel lined roof; beauty unknown. time comes passes and mockery makes of wood and steel of cart…

Does It Matter?

Oh, that old question…. Universally? Ultimately? NO. Nothing we hairless primates ever do on this spinning ball of galactic dust will ever have a grand impact on the larger reality of this plane of existence. Sadly…even less galactically… Nothing you do today very likely will be remembering in 10 years. Or even 50 years. Much…