Number 34 / Spring 2018
Christine Kanownik / Chris Pusateri / Diego Vàzquez Jr. / Anjuli Raza Kolb / Jon Ruseski / Amanda Auerbach / Adam Tedesco / Calvin Bedient / Brandi George / Sophie Linden / Spencer Everett / Harmony Holiday / Rosemary Griggs / Jenny Gropp / Karla Kelsey / Krystal Languell / Douglas Piccinnini / Feliz Lucia Molina / Lindsey Baggette / Sho Sugita / Logan Fry / Nick Demske / Lehua M. Taitano / Hajara Quinn / Thomas Devaney / Evan Kleekamp / Alisha Kaplan / Sam Cohen / Amanda Goldblatt / Elysha Chang / Simon Han / Selena Anderson / Chad Frisbie / James Hannaham / Dara Wier / Ronaldo V. Wilson / Anna Maria Hong / Greg Markee
1 The and the and a. Architectonics braised in serum, sauced in lymph. How much would you pay for my sphincter. That’s not enough. Fucks whenever you want—priceless. But my pit hairs are on sale—spectacular bargain. For free girl disciplines her body—corporate loan—pops cheri. Smoking hot babes make bestest mothers. Spunk punks. Junk mandates exchange rates. The “sex which is not one” equals only one worth screwing. I am silly Faggot indulging in rubbish. Flame with me. Luxuriate in these ashes. Let’s redo totality’s makeup. As long as there are sexes firstly humans don’t stand chance. Inhumanity runs rampantly […]Read More
The study of literature isn’t generally thought of as a course to make you rich, so when a wagering system sprang from the pages of “A Wide Runner” by James Kelman in Not Not While the Giro (London: Polygon 1983), I was skeptical. Readers familiar with Kelman’s workhorse characters might question whether sensible investment advice could ever come from men who live in pubs and die in vats of acid. A work of art, moreover, does not exist in order to provide tips for how to beat the races; and, particularly in Kelman’s work, the delusions the archetypical loser exploits so as to pursue his shabby dreams must, in all artistic and intellectual honesty, result in failure.