“The Magnificent” by Michael Tager

Issue 12 / Winter 2018   There was a hole where Magnifico’s rosebushes had been. He contemplated the void, a large gold coin dancing between the knuckles of his left hand. With his right hand, he removed a rock...

“The End of Something” by DS Levy

Issue 12 / Winter 2018   Carla’s trying to decide Payday or Milky Way when a stranger comes up and asks if she’s found the Lord. “Why,” says Carla. “Is he missing?” She’s hungry. Not in the mood for...

Visual truth in TUNNEL TO HELL by Scott MacGregor

When common humanity takes a back seat to greed By Beth Osborne   Scott MacGregor’s graphic novel Tunnel to Hell is the story of the Waterworks Tunnel Disaster of 1916, as seen through the eyes of those who suffered as...

Culture Rant: Issue 12 / Winter 2018

Harry Potter Fanfiction, Hot Pockets, and Writing By Janice Yu Cheng   Like many typical single-parent, Hot-Pockets-for-dinner, latchkey kids who grew up in the ’90s, I had a lot of time to myself. I liked to read, and so...

Love and Labor in America

Tunnel to Hell: The Lake Erie Tunnel Disasters, by Scott MacGregor Tunnel to Hell: The Lake Erie Tunnel Disasters – Tales of Heroism and Tragedy Author: Scott MacGregor Illustrator: Gary Dumm EOI Media Press Inc., 2017 ISBN:1619847809 $19.99  ...