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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Clark had shopped the week before

Read “Wonder Woman Goes Grocery Shopping as Diana Prince and Discovers that Evil Doesn’t Always Carry a Gun or Wear a Goofy Costume” by Wendy Babiak.

Are you in yet?

Chunk from Gillian Robespierre on Vimeo.

We visited friends in Memphis, TN and Austin, TX.

  Memphis The Crystal Shrine Grotto in the Memorial Park Cemetery, a man-made cave of crystals, with dioramas of the life of Christ. The Pool of Hebron beside the grotto, in front of the Cave of Machpelah. The Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated and site of the National Civil Rights Museum […]

everything that mutes is mutual

Prick of the Spindle has just accepted two of my poems, “The Casualty Notification Officer” and “Everything that Divides,” for their next issue. Woot!

This was fun because I don’t like to be cheered up; I like to wallow, I find it restorative and oddly calming.

Read “The Chair of Rejection” by Stacey Richter.

Charley sat on a lawn chair watching the sun set. He looked human—sort of—but there were differences, the biggest being the third eye above the bridge of his nose. When Charley got stoned, his corneas turned bright pink and the third eye rolled up into his head.

Read “The Big Splash” by George R. Galuschak.

Your Lucky Day

Your Lucky Day from Dan on Vimeo. via

He said foyer the way the French do.

Read “What Have You Done With My Love” by Karin Rosman.

He left her sitting in snow until a stranger collected her. She had to be delivered to the hospital instead.

Read “Thursday on Bus 26” by Sandra Soli.

Jon tried to organize the facts: He and Toku had slept for about two thousand years, longer than usual. Instigator had established that the little planet had experienced a massive radioactive flare, consistent with the people nuking the hell out of themselves. And afterwards, they’d carried on broadcasting electromagnetic representations of mating or choosing a leader.

Read “The Fermi Paradox Is Our Business Model” by Charlie Jane Anders.