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heads in bottles, by Chris CoffeyAMYGDALA

Deep in the Eureka, Kansas bunker, there still exists one Memory Replacement protocol, invented by the late Hemispheres scientist Hans Geisser. It is a cryogenic dreaming sequencing process known officially as “Foreground Switching.” The main… [more]

art by MinagraphyLast Night

I looked in on you last night. That point-five-second draft of penguin’s breath you thought was just a gust outside the window and the birdcall you’d have sworn was from a horse were clues I… [more]

Just Flow with It, by Minagraphyfrom COUNTRY

Speaking of my Goya: I had it handy when Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant” came out: I had read Woody’s fictionalized autobiography, Bound for Glory (E.P. Dutton: 1943): somehow Arlo’s twenty-minute song-story-recitation moves right along with the… [more]

In Amber GehennaIn Amber Gehenna

Behind the bar dangles a ribbon of yellow flypaper covered in glass bees, some of them still wriggling. Wings vibrating, antennae twitching. All to no avail. They’re not the only ones stuck, of course. Here… [more]

art by Christopher CoffeyFive in the Morning

As I lie sleepless in the semidarkness, the birds warm up their voices, & it occurs to me that only birds know what birds are saying, just as only you know how to make me… [more]

Getting Readyforever tender

my friend really likes to say boom shakalaka she’s french or maybe spanish i like it when she gets excited because she wraps her whole lean powerful body around boom shakalaka it spills out all… [more]

art for "One or the Other"One or the Other

My best good friend Quiddit got the bike off a fifth grader, nice orange and silver Mongoose from the Wal-Mart down in Bowling Green, with pegs and a handlebar rotor for tricks and all that… [more]

Convoy x Melissa detailOptimus Prime, Pedophile

Did you know that the beloved leader of the Autobots had a fetish for underage girls? Or that a Megatron look-alike not only shared the same fetish, but repeatedly tried to rape those girls? Or that… [more]

art by MingagraphySaturday

Today is a Saturday and people either work half day in an unfamiliar branch or they resent their jobs. They put your bowl of chicken noodle on your table without a smile or spoon. You… [more]

image from The Third AgeThe Third Age, Episode 12/13: “The Last Supper”

It’s the season finale of Volume One! Zinone mulls an intriguing proposal from Jerrod Woolf, and makes a decision that will irrevocably change his world. The apocalypse begins here!

art by Nathaniel OotenWhat a Difference a Day Makes

Warren Samuels III was cordially invited by the Imaginautical Turbine to attend A Meeting of Fantastic Importance on the 30th of February. The words were lavishly written in thick cursive ink. The invitation was a singular… [more]

image from The Third AgeThe Third Age, Episode 11: “A Very Generous Offer”

With one episode to the finale, Zinone finds himself wondering whether he’s a prisoner or a guest at Woolf Pharmaceutical!

empty stageNostalgia in Three Acts

CHARACTERS Brian Watkins, a twenty-one-year-old male David Watkins, Brian’s father Charlene Watkins, Brian’s mother Jane Higgins, Brian’s twentyish girlfriend John Burrow, Brian’s twentyish friend Nate Peterson, a twenty-two-year-old male ACT ONE: April 27, 1970 ACT… [more]

still from The Third AgeThe Third Age, Episode 10: “In Exile”

Holly, Zinone and Morning are on the run and facing a crossroads. Will their fragile group survive?

Christmas lights, by David MilanoGallery of the Disappeared Men

She had seen that clouded look before, a determined mix of pity and revulsion and something else she could not define. It was there and then gone in an instant, like that first surprising zing… [more]

still from The Third Age, episode 9The Third Age, Episode 9: “Mission Control”

Holly, Zinone, and Morning scramble to avoid capture, while Jerrod struggles to stay sane.

Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann

I want to see this film and I want to read this book. She is the anachronistic subject of the poem, the woman in the oil painting making love to crabs. I’m a little girl… [more]

still from The Third Age, episode 8The Third Age, Episode 8: “Hyperopia”

This week, The Third Age kicks into high gear. After completing her ritual with Morning, Holly knows what she has to do, but can she do it? And Jerrod Woolf’s vision reaches a critical point,… [more]

Dig Doug, Day 3Dig Doug, Day 3

Doug didn’t bother taking a shower. Instead, he came into work early as usual. As he stood in front of the building, waiting for Kay to unlock it, he noticed that the others stood away… [more]

still from The Third Age, episode 7The Third Age, Episode 7: “The Tree of Life”

If you watch one episode of The Third Age, make it this one! This week, Holly leads a ritual to find out the truth about Morning, and is shocked by what she discovers!

art by MingagraphyA Blanket Made with Thistles

A long tongue of highway slithered out ahead of us, the windows kept sticking and the air conditioning didn’t work. I could feel my breath make a wave of lazy lines in front of me… [more]

still from The Third Age, episode 6The Third Age, Episode 6: “The Spiral Path”

Holly and Zinone catch up, while Jerrod meets some new friends. Catch up on The Third Age, the groundbreaking psychedelic webseries from the creators of Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods.

Pushed, artwork by Christopher CoffeyPushed

He stood up from his desk and yelled, _____“Nasty-ass bitch motherfucker!” when I told him to leave, perhaps mistaking my nervous, shocked smile for mocking when he thrusted his hands into my chest on his… [more]

still from The Third Age, episode 5The Third Age, Episode 5: “Constructing Reality”

Christopher Zinone seeks the help of an old friend, and Jerrod Woolf continues his quest for the divine.

art by Cory HansonIn the Junkyards #6

I road rage on fatal attractions side-swipe your hard trim or destroy your front fascia & pillar. Your juke box boys are out of gas. When the sun went corrupt. I disassemble over your Mach-IV body. Can… [more]