Fiction: Yes Man By Charlie Anders Juan put a Flintstones toothbrush up his ass in the parking lot behind the Westview […]
Like the oscillations on an energy dome, the de-evolution doctrine of some geeky Akron, Ohio punkers has echoed for generations, inspiring underground art scenes for most of a century. This is the story of art and Devo.
The internet is dying. Let's give a toast. In our latest issue, we speak to online's baddest boy: Dril. Learn about art, philosophy, logging off, all that garbage. Plus floods, rugs, Stooges and the winners of the Zine Awards!
Amanda Berlind’s sensibilities come through in her illustrations, which seem to pulse on the page and vibrate to a sonic frequency not normally visible to humans.
A prolonged essay on ultra-niche punk lore and the history of a Huntington, California spot that hosted the likes of Black Flag, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Minutemen, The Meat Puppets and more.
By the sound of Ian’s voice, we were drawn into inclusion. It could reach a boom-level in his most explosive poetry, but as the beloved host of countless Words and Music shows, and not only those, his voice kept a signature hushed tone as though inviting us closer to the wonderful artist he’d invite to the stage.
Review: X: A Novel
This speculative novel provides a window into a fictional New York’s BDSM subculture in an apocalyptic world. Where X shines is in its unique observations.
Review: Things To Do While Waiting For Your Bodega Sandwich
In Siah Files’ estimation, every bodega should have one of those cats who you pet while pretending to look for snacks. Preferably resting on top of a crate of Monster Energy.
Review: Nextdoor in Colonialtown
Rivas’s text — which remix actual Nextdoor posts into fictional dialogues — are both hilarious and alarming. Conversational and matter-of-fact, they reveal obsessions with securing their property, scrutinizing minor disturbances, and calling the police.
Fiction: Jonny’s Mid-Life Crisis Report: Entry #7 By Jon Paul Fiorentino Something strange is going on with me. Suki Schroeder is […]
Fiction: Band Names By Tor Lukasik-Foss Gord walked out of the grocery store, felt the wind in his hair, pulled his […]
Excerpt: Fear of Fighting By Stacey May Fowles Nineteen. I tried to be Ben’s “cool girlfriend.” This meant that I tried […]
Sharpener: Product of the Issue Domo arigatoo, Distroboto By Norah Franklin In 2001, Louis Rastelli of Archive Montreal launched his first […]
Sharpener: Freehand Books Arrives By Elysia Bryan Freehand Books is a new independent press in Canada’s mid-west. A few Calgary shareholders […]
Sharpener: Charting Alt-Comedy in Canada By Laura Trethewey Across the country, burgeoning comedy troupes are collecting fans hungry for original humour. […]
Sharpener: Hamilton Arts and Letters By Norah Franklin In May 1, 2008, editor Paul Lisson and art director Peter Stevens launched […]
Sharpener: The Lonely Insanity of B-seventeen By Nathaniel G. Moore B-seventeen, the pouting kidnapped dungeon girl of Dick Cheney is the […]
Sharpener: Less Stupider & Vulgar By Serah-Marie McMahon The Kidnappers have been friends since high school, and it shows. Moving on […]
Sharpener: Boy-o-Boylesque By Tara-Michelle Ziniuk Who: Christopher Hayden a.k.a Bruin Pounder What: Member of BoylesqueTO Where: Boy O Boy Cabaret. Also […]
Feature: Perfect Bound Hilarity! Canada’s funniest literary journals By Broken Pencil Canada is known as a global contributor to laugh culture. […]