Issue 07: HOMME

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Table of Contents

The Rationality of Your Duty – or – What You Think Your Fathers Wanted by Eric Lloyd Blix
Spearfish Canyon by Mark Brenden
Always Singular, Never Alone by Eric L. Cummings
3. by Jon Dambacher
Jerk · Searching the Wreckage by Joseph Farley
Argentina Days After Paul Bowles · Short Talk on Booksellers by Moneta Goldsmith
Keen · Wooden Lady · Seeding 1. · Seeding 2. · The Bounding Main of Your Mind by Lauren Gordon
Dad Capsule by Peter Milne Greiner
The Occupation by Terence Kuch
Bottled by Diane Lefer
From the Cretaceous by Rupprecht Mayer
Peeper’s Sorority · Four Nocturnes · Bang Scanner · Exploded Awake · Worldwide Enema ·
Saying Djinn · Molecular Welt · Stump Flap by RC Miller & Gary Shipley
A Glacial Age by MF Nagel
Aphorisms by Scott F. Parker
King Kong · Jesus is a Faggot and I Invented Tupperware by Ratty St. John
The Temporality of Rhetoric by Dennis James Sweeney
The Doctor’s Urn · Love Makes a Monster by Terrell Jamal Terry
Universefucker by CJ Waterman
A Temple Your Father Found by Zack Woodard
Man Can(not) Be by Sennah Yee
The Summoning by Robb Steinpreis
If re-reading Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira During a Storm by John Beck

Homme Columns

Call Me Lee by Shane Roeschlein
No Place Like HOMME by Naomi Riddle
The Truth by Alex Vallejo
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Issue 06: IDOL

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Lust, IV by Mark Cugini
Surrender by Mark DeCarteret
The Relationship Between Nouns and Verbs by Andrew Field
Ee’d Plebinista’s Alabaster Tuckus · AM 7:31 · Lot’s Wife by William Lindberg
The Amity Between Acromegaly and Crocodiles by Kirk AC Marshall
On Drones by Damien Miles-Paulson
West of the Hellespont · The Story of Isaac by Mark J Mitchell
The Mesmerist · Apoplexy of the Stars · The Circulator Beam by Chris Moran
Toward a Theory of the Virgin’s Physical Body by Natalie Raymond
Penal Poets Colony by Eldon Reishus
When the Fly Flew Into My Cut Hair by AM Ringwalt
Mok Panther’s Sex Drive…Engines of Desire…Pneumatic Nothings in the Night by Jennifer Robin
Choose Your Own Adventure by Shane Roeschlein
So. Cal. Meditation #1 · So. Cal. Meditation #2 by Gary Sloboda
Christening by Jennifer Taylor
The Gold Rush by Corey Wakeling
Demontages by Barrett White
Yeezy Taught Me by Sennah Yee
Interview with Douglas Glover with Adam Segal of WBR
Interview with Featured Artist Bryan Olson with Katharine Hargreaves of WBR
Featured Artwork by Bryan Olson
IDOL Mixtape by DJ Daddy Long Legs


Issue 05: CHTHONIC

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Sound of Broken Glass by XC Atkins
Last Summer’s Grecian Coverup · Alchemist of Bad Dreams · Minimalism · [Untitled] by Jerimee Bloemeke
Bottle Cap Theory by Steven T. Bramble
The Commodore by Sean Damlos-Mitchell
Thieving · Portrait of a Successful Girl by Atticus Davis
Crawl Back After · Golden by Jim Davis
Matter by Nathan Hirstein
Between the Door and Me · Beginner Ghosts · Testing the Bloody Mary Bathroom Legend · No One Wears Jackets Here · I Was a Washington General by Jason Joyce
NPC Won’t Hypnotize Me by Drew Kalbach
How to Fight Hunger by Taleen Kalenderian
Hot Time in the Old Town by Erin Kautza
God Creates Alcoholism · Food Chains and Factory Landscaping · Instructions for Recovering a Celebrity Sex Tape · Biding Time in a Treehouse with Princess Di by Nathan Kemp
Assault Upon the Edifice by Allen Killian-Moore
Barak by Sean Kilpatrick
The Ai Wei Wei Industry by David Kinzer
Travelogue, Kind Of · Hard Tokens Plink by Tony Mancus
GQ/ GQ/ GQ/ GQ · GQ GQ GQ GQ · From the Soft Destruction · Young American Actress · Young American Actress by Michael J Martin
React by Evan Morgan
Lines of Bisection: An (A)e(s)th(et)ic(al) Suspension of the Teleological by Scott F Parker
Ordinary Woman by Lindsay Ruoff
Notes Toward More Notes Towards Nothing by Gary Shipley
Mine, or Inside the Shadow by Garett Strickland
Shapeshift · Lochia by Molly Sutton Kiefer
Man-Without-a-Desk by Zac Tomaszewski
A Treatise on the King of Bulgaria by Caleb True
Home · Sestina for Mothers by Viktorsha Uliyanova
Caudex Valley by Brian White
Interview with Alan Heathcock with Adam Segal of WBR
Interview with Featured Artist Tyler Spangler with Katharine Hargreaves of WBR


Issue 04: AMERI/A

TABLE OF CONTENTS

My Achilles by Sarah Bannon
Lentes Oscuros by Steven T. Bramble
The Return of Crows by Justin Lawrence Daugherty
I Thought I Had Post-Chicana Blues Because Chicana Wasn’t Enough by Lauren Espinoza
God Hates Phags by Ryan Forsythe
Full. by Aaron George
Slow Process by Jody Giardina
March 30, 1981 by William Haas
Carl + Carl · A Good Horse · It’s Useless Now · What I’m Doing Later by Leif Haven
BZ Signal Forever by Brandon Hackbarth
It’s Honey Boo Boo Night in America · America I Cannot Believe · USA #1 · Interim Champion by Russell Jaffe
Decision 1788 · Decision 1800 · Decision 1808 · Decision 1820 · Decision 1856 · Decision 1896 · Decision 1904 · Decision 1920 · Decision 1952 · Decision 1980 by Neal Kitterlin
Othello Wolf · Wing’d Partyboy · Dry Tortuga, 1869 by Coop Lee
We Bought a Little Plague · Hit the Bricks · War Everyday · Collateral Damages · Cut-Up · Hemp by Brad Liening
Tension, Resistance by Ethan Madarieta
Amateur Meth Cooks of the Deep Internet: A Convergence of Social Justice and Emerging Technologies by Elberto Mueller
Farther From Shore: My Time in Havana by Hunter Sharpless
The Internet in the Occident by Caleb True
This, That, and the Others: Featured Artwork by Aurelia Friedland


Issue 03: TAMMY

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Cake Failure by Denise Behrens
Tammy by Mark Brenden
Ladykillers by Claire Burgess
[Untitled] by Ashlee Cermak
The Uterus Monologues by Kristin Fitzsimmons
Fem Tex(t): Pop Quiz · Preface to Shedding · Design with Almost Roses · Smoke M If You Got M ·
Or Whatever Makes You Feel Radiant! by J. Fossenbell
Essay on Increase · Essay on My Tower by Sarah Fox
Memo Pad Hands · Waiting for the Train · Prompts by Jeannette Gomes
Fits Like a Glove the Vision of Evil Bad · Orpheus · Demiserebirth · Key Change by Jared Joseph
A Pregnancy · Prenatal Yoga · The Dwarf · Triangle Shirtwaist by Molly Sutton Kiefer
Mermaid Theory by Amira Madonna Masri
Artwork by Jam Hibdon
Artwork by Jennine Scarboro





AM 7:31

William Lindberg


Henrietta

Adam Moorad


Hungry Ghost Series

AD Fischer


Hit the Bricks

Brad Liening


Profile: Randall Holt

Katharine Hargreaves


Headcheese Jelly

Danielle Lea Buchanan


Hole

Martha Kinkade


From the Cretaceous

Rupprecht Mayer


Slipping

William Reichard


War Everyday

Brad Liening


Dad Capsule

Peter Milne Greiner


Stump Flap

RC Miller & Gary Shipley


So Turn This Motherfucker Up Only If It Feels Right

Gregory Sherl


Lot’s Wife

William Lindberg


Heterotroph’s First Hand-Job

Coop Lee


Arachne Spun


Letter from the Creative Director


Michael Douglas is Dyeing

Philippa Snow


Jerk

Joseph Farley


Daughter Cells: Biological Contamination and Communal Survival

Sarah Combellick-Bidney


The Stories Boys Tell

Adam Segal


Nava to Nectareo

Sean Beld


Triangle Shirtwaist

Molly Sutton Kiefer


Call Me Lee

Shane Roeschlein


To Dance or Sit Still

Peter Boyle


Bang Scanner

RC Miller & Gary Shipley


The Piercing

Barbara Christina


Yeezy Taught Me

Sennah Yee


MIXTAPE: IDOL ISSUE


Two Cosmopolitans and One White Zin

Ryn Gibson


The Relationship Between Nouns and Verbs

Andrew Field


Pickles

Russ Woods


Catacomb Desire

Martha Kinkade


Essay on Increase

Sarah Fox


Worldwide Enema

RC Miller & Gary Shipley


Inedible

Valentina Cano


INTERVIEW: Douglas Glover

Adam Segal of WBR


Prenatal Yoga

Molly Sutton Kiefer


Friend Zoned

Ticky Sowdenham


Spontaneous Human Combustion

Alex Vallejo


Collateral Damages

Brad Liening


The Abortion

Danielle Lea Buchanan


Fem Tex(t): Pop Quiz

J. Fossenbell


No place like Hom(m)e: Aussie Men and Mummy-Issues

Naomi Riddle


(The Self is a Shield)

Sean Beld


No Protectors

Ticky Sowdenham


Sex with Coltrane

Maria Teutsch


Chomp Channel

Amelia Foster


Peeper’s Sorority

RC Miller & Gary Shipley


Embodied Robotics and the Spirit of Our Times

Diego Baez


King Kong

Ratty St. John


Hungry Ghosts

Sharlene Teo


On Heat and the Forecast of Mistakes to Repeat

Kimberly Ann Southwick


Decision to Sing

Neila Mezynski


Cloud-Fire

Russ Woods


MIXTAPE: NIGHT


Drawn

Veronica Noechel


Prejudice, New Slaves, and the Cult of Hip-Hop Personality

Peter Boyle


Electric Bath

Danielle Lea Buchanan


Dark Hearts and Other Lies

Adam Segal


INTERVIEW: Chinelo Okparanta


The Amity Between Acromegaly and Crocodiles: An Excerpt from Vampire Drive

Kirk AC Marshall


Short Talk on Booksellers

Moneta Goldsmith


INTERVIEW: Grass Widow


Holiday Movie Canon: John Hughes’ “Trains, Planes, and Automobiles”

Molly Davy


Apoplexy of the Stars

Chris Moran


INTERVIEW: Meg Kissinger


Fits Like a Glove the Vision of Evil Bad

Jared Joseph


Megachurch

Bri LaPelusa


FEATURED ARTIST: DMITRY BORSHCH


Preface to Shedding

J. Fossenbell


Smell the Dusk

Jonas Specktor


Memo Pad Hands

Jeannette Gomes


INTERVIEW: Venus De Mars


What J-Rock Gave Me

Peter Boyle


The Circulator Beam

Chris Moran


Molecular Welt

RC Miller & Gary Shipley


Domestic Scene

Shane Roeschlein


Hemp

Brad Liening


Decision 1920

Neal Kitterlin


All the Things: Can You Describe the Ruckus?

Dena Rash Guzman


Decision 1856

Neal Kitterlin


Tension, Resistance

Ethan Madarieta


Beauvais

Lightsey Darst


Songs That Make Me Cry: An Exercise in Masochistic Self-Indulgence

Peter Boyle


Untitled


August 29th


New Year’s Resolutions

Peter Boyle


Tammy

Mark Brenden


The Rationality of Your Duty – or – What You Think Your Fathers Wanted

Eric Lloyd Blix


Exploded Awake

RC Miller & Gary Shipley


The Empty Well

Peycho Kanev


Algorithm for a Better Living

Shane Roeschlein


Untitled

Getty Carver


Untitled by Russell Jaffe

Russell Jaffe


INTERVIEW: James Cordas


No More Kings: On Lo-Fi

Peter Boyle


INTERVIEW: Alyson Hagy


Not a Prayer

Maria Teutsch


MIXTAPE: EDGE ISSUE


MIXTAPE: HUNGER ISSUE


Smoke M If You Got M

J. Fossenbell


This Epoch’s Zeitgeist

Daniel Hedges


Mermaid Theory

Amira Madonna Masri


Grand to be Great

Ryn Gibson


Issue 03: TAMMY


When the Fly Flew Into My Cut Hair

AM Ringwalt


Interview: Bryan Olson

Katharine Hargreaves of WBR


Singleton

James Cihlar


FEATURED ARTIST: SOHAIL JUSTIN AKHAVEIN

SOHAIL JUSTIN AKHAVEIN


Aphorisms

Scott F. Parker


No Reason at All

Daniel Hedges


In Which You Consider Going to the Grocery Store

Amy Collier


Ladykillers

Claire Burgess


Pilgrim Walk

Martha Kinkade


INTERVIEW: Brett Ralph


BZ Signal Forever

Brandon Hackbarth


Blattodea

Danielle Lea Buchanan


Antarctic Expedition, 1912

William Reichard


Why I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love “Local Business”

Peter Boyle


MIXTAPE: TAMMY ISSUE


Full.

Aaron George


Christening

Jennifer Taylor


FEATURED ARTIST JAM HIBDON

JAM HIBDON


Red Scarf Over My Eyes

Evan Morgan


Ingredients

James Collector


God Hates Phags

Ryan Forsythe


Demontages

Barrett White


Issue 05: CHTHONIC


Prompts

Jeannette Gomes


INTERVIEW: YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN


Hips Don’t Lie But I Do

Amelia Foster


I’m Sorry – Did My Being Offended at Your Offensiveness Offend You?

Bri LaPelusa


Decision 1800

Neal Kitterlin


March 30, 1981

William Haas


Captured Sound, Wispy Clouds: Why We Don’t Own Music

Peter Boyle


Ben

Alex Vallejo


INTERVIEW: Lightsey Darst


Odd Future

Diego Baez


Ixodes: A Fable

Kevin McIlvoy


The Adult Season

James Cihlar


The Man with the Golden Cock

Coop Lee


Decision 1904

Neal Kitterlin


Kanye and Me: Emotional Directness + Interaction in Music Culture

Peter Boyle


Cake Failure

Denise Behrens


Small Revenge

Peycho Kanev


Cut Star

Russ Woods


The Man Behind the Woman: Gender and the Pop-Star/Producer Duality

Peter Boyle


Seeding 2.

Lauren Gordon


MIXTAPE: SPRING BREAK


It’s Honey Boo Boo Night in America

Russell Jaffe


Love Makes a Monster


The Bounding Main of Your Mind

Lauren Gordon


Always Singular, Never Alone

Eric L. Cummings


A Devil of Infected Confetti

Matthew Dexter


The Refrigerator

Danielle Lea Buchanan


Issue 06: IDOL


Wooden Lady

Lauren Gordon


A Glacial Age

MF Nagel


First Words


FEATURED ARTIST: AURELIA FRIEDLAND

Aurelia Friedland


Fools Like Me

John Pistelli


Fifteen Figments

Philippa Snow


It’s Useless Now


So Many Seasons


Idle

Philippa Snow


Eagle Swarms

Adam Segal


Cut-Up

Brad Liening


FEATURED ARTIST: JENNINE SCARBORO

Jennine Scarboro


Amateur Meth Cooks and the Deep Internet: A Convergence of Social Justice and Emerging Technologies

Elberto Mueller


New World Nomenclature

Daniel Hedges


Jesus Christ, Boy Detective: The Early Bird Gets the Shaft

J. Bradley


The Carnivore and the Vegetarian


Toward a Theory of the Virgin’s Physical Body

Natalie Raymond


The Strong Center of Abstraction

Daniel Hedges


Why Flannery O’Connor Never Found a Good Casaba Melon in Milledgeville, Georgia

Danielle Lea Buchanan


“I’m Sure I Felt Dreadless”: On Vacation with David Foster Wallace

Adam Segal


Bourbon Slush, Swenson Style

Ryn Gibson


On Against Me! and Laura Jane Grace

Peter Boyle


Bodies

John Grey


Decision 1808

Neal Kitterlin


Spearfish Canyon

Mark Brenden


USA #1

Russell Jaffe


Key Change

Jared Joseph


Tel – Aviv – Jafo

Jonas Specktor


Seeding 1.

Lauren Gordon


Shooter

Jason Spidle


Decision 1820

Neal Kitterlin


Searching the Wreckage

Joseph Farley


The Ones in the Hotel Drawer

Gregory Sherl


It’s Been So Long I’m Forgetting People

Gregory Sherl


Or Whatever Makes You Feel Radiant!

J. Fossenbell


Surrender

Mark DeCarteret


Keen

Lauren Gordon


Self Defense: An Interview with Gail Boxrud

Ticky Sowdenham


MIXTAPE: CHTHONIC ISSUE


Demiserebirth

Jared Joseph


Molten Sky

Coop Lee


Deep in the Swirl

Jonas Specktor


Dan Deacon is Illuminati

Peter Boyle


Rival

John Grey


Etonne-Moi!

Andrew Marzoni


The Paradox of Sheridan Park

Diego Baez


Decision 1896

Neal Kitterlin


Oven Women

Ticky Sowdenham


America I Cannot Believe

Russell Jaffe


Arrival, The

Chris Fradkin


Spring Sing [Grade 5]

Sally Franson


Volant

Alex Lemon


Metal Detector

Danielle Lea Buchanan


Bottled

Diane Lefer


The Secret Game

Kevin Hedman


A Time for Subtle and Patriotic Sabotage

Diego Baez


Ee’d Plebinista’s Alabaster Tuckus

William Lindberg


Art of Dissent

Shane Roeschlein


INTERVIEW: C.K. Williams


Choose Your Own Adventure

Shane Roeschlein


Othello Wolf

Coop Lee


Raw Mouth/Puffy Eyes

Adam Segal


Reach

Veronica Noechel


We Bought a Little Plague

Brad Liening


The Dwarf

Molly Sutton Kiefer


Yards

Russ Woods


INTERVIEW: Kelle Groom


Country

John Grey


Gear Acquisition Syndrome

Alex Vallejo


FEATURED ARTIST: TAD MURAWSKA

TAD MURAWSKA


From Afar: Why Unrequited Love Is Not Such a Bad Thing

Ticky Sowdenham


Design with Almost Roses

J. Fossenbell


The Gold Rush

Corey Wakeling


Slow Process

Jody Giardina


Essay on My Tower

Sarah Fox


Saying Djinn

RC Miller & Gary Shipley


Jesus Died in a Snowstorm + Other Miracles

Gregory Sherl


Carry the Spirit Forth

Daniel Hedges


Four Nocturnes

RC Miller & Gary Shipley


The Visual Autobiography: Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

Molly Davy


Spread Your Legs and Wait

Brandon Hackbarth


#11

Erin Kautza


5 Steps to Successful Insomnia

Bri LaPelusa


So. Cal. Meditation #2

Gary Sloboda


Hunger of Bees

Bernd Sauermann


Rose-Scented Independence

Diego Baez


If re-reading Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira During a Storm

John Beck


Where Nothing Is

Frederick Pollack


Voyons, Voyons: Henry James and the Limits of Sympathy

Joe Hughes


Nightshade

Jonas Specktor


Lust, IV

Mark Cugini


You Should Watch Buck Angel Fuck

Diego Baez


So. Cal. Meditation #1

Gary Sloboda


The Occupation

Terence Kuch


Hell Poem

Gregory Sherl


Surveillance

Frederick Pollack


Wing’d Partyboy

Coop Lee


Film Your Daughters!

Joey Gerard Heinen


The Gaze in the Age of Facebook

Molly Davy


Seven Wonders

William Reichard


Travels Through a Disorder

Valentina Cano


Four Questions in a Prose Poem

Daniel Hedges


The Art of Enjoyment: Thoughts on Literature + Fun

Adam Segal


What I’m Doing Later

Leif Haven


A Whale Brain Weighs 19 Pounds, An Octopus Brain is Beyond You

Getty Carver


Dry Tortuga, 1869

Coop Lee


Ballad for Billie Holiday on the Occasion of our Secret Tryst to South America

Moneta Goldsmith


I Lie to Help People

Bri LaPelusa


Autumn Sequence

William Reichard


Terra Firma

Jessica Huang


The Uterus Monologues

Kristin Fitzsimmons


Venus Inscribed: on Colonizing (Anti-)Spaces

Alex Cruse


Cleopatra’s Poison

Martha Kinkade


REM

Amelia Foster


MIXTAPE: FEMMES/HOMBRES


The Story of Isaac

Mark J. Mitchell


The Summoning

Robb Steinpreis


Decision 1788

Neal Kitterlin


Cineplex

Frederick Pollack


The Doctor’s Urn

Terrell Jamal Terry


Somebody Give Rivers Cuomo a Fedora

Peter Boyle


MIXTAPE: AMERI/A


Grammarian Sticklers

Daniel Hedges


I Thought I Had Post-Chicana Blues Because Chicana Wasn’t Enough

Lauren Espinoza


Orpheus

Jared Joseph


A Triangle of Palm Fronds

Maria Teutsch


Issue 07: HOMME


Disco Balls and Semantics

Daniel Hedges


Universefucker

CJ Waterman


On the Question of Necessary Suffering

Ticky Sowdenham


Tongues (Happy Clouds)

Gregory Sherl


On Drones

Damien Miles-Paulson


Mok Panther’s Sex Drive…Engines of Desire…Pneumatic Nothings in the Night

Jennifer Robin


The Internet in the Occident

Caleb True


The Truth

Alex Vallejo


Aimless

Jason Spidle


Facebook Activism: Thin Privilege

Bri LaPelusa


Decision 1980

Neal Kitterlin


Jesus is a Faggot and I Invented Tupperware

Ratty St. John


I Am Furred at Night

Evan Morgan


Man Can(not) Be

Sennah Yee


An (A)Typical Cure

Ryn Gibson


Faith

William Reichard


Farther From Shore: My Time in Havana

Hunter Sharpless


A Temple Your Father Found

Zack Woodard


The Temporality of Rhetoric

Dennis James Sweeney


3.

Jon Dambacher


Frame

Chris Fradkin


Issue 04: AMERI/A


Interim Champion

Russell Jaffe


Becoming-Pizza

Andrew Marzoni


Parable of Hands


Decision 1952

Neal Kitterlin


Carl + Carl

Leif Haven


Apartment Pack

Ash Dazzle


Constant Elegy

Daniel Hedges


The Mesmerist

Chris Moran


Rubber Tomahawks

Daniel Hedges


Domesticity

Kevin Hedman


ANTHEM: Larisa Yugorski


Notes on a New Underground

Peter Boyle


The Blind Watchmaker’s Near-Sighted Timepieces

Diego Baez


Norma

Ryn Gibson


The Return of Crows

Justin Lawrence Daugherty


A Good Horse

Leif Haven


Man Proof


What They Knew

Ryn Gibson


A Pregnancy

Molly Sutton Kiefer


One Pump Writing Chump

Ticky Sowdenham


Haruspex

Alex Lemon


Lentes Oscuros

Steven T. Bramble


It Is Time

Peycho Kanev


[Untitled] by Ashlee Cermak

Ashlee Cermak


My Achilles

Sarah Bannon


FEATURED ARTIST: BRYAN OLSON

Bryan Olson


Plutonian Nyborg

Coop Lee


Penal Poets Colony

Eldon Reishus


Waiting for the Train

Jeannette Gomes


Lunch Lines

Jonas Specktor


And Burn Again

Martha Kinkade