Weekly Features

Smoke Screen

Weekly feature by: KG Newman At Green Heart all the budtenders are women. I buy an eighth and go to Altitude, where they are women too, tatted but lacking grunge — they vape, hit the gym between shifts. When couples counseling is suggested I suggest the young blonde who says Read more…

By Chris, ago
Weekly Features

Day of the Flies

Weekly feature by: Salvatore Difalco Must have been the hottest day of the summer. My T-shirt was soaked with sweat, arms and face sunburned. My mother was on day shift at the Brill shirt factory around the corner, where she sewed pockets. My father had been out of the hospital Read more…

By Chris, ago
Weekly Features

My Heart is a Liver

Weekly feature by: Benjamin D. Carson For Ella “Why isn’t my heart called a liver?” my daughter asked as I stood folding laundry. Looking puzzled, I folded a shirt, as she patiently explained. “Live. Er. It’s what makes you live. So shouldn’t your heart be called that since it’s the Read more…

By Chris, ago
Weekly Features

Ella Se Fue, Se Fue

Weekly feature by: TS Hidalgo I asked my girlfriend to leave the house. She took the things I had given her. She took the things she had given to me. She was always very fussy. What was mine was ours (and what was hers, hers). When I came home that Read more…

By Chris, ago
Weekly Features

Our Cafe As Morning Vacation

Weekly feature by: James Croal Jackson On the patio drinking iced coffee you write a letter to Jane Fonda telling her you always thought you’d be an actress – that distant magical woman with a collection of workout VHS tapes, one of which you bought when thrifting. The sun is Read more…

By Chris, ago
Weekly Features

Lifetime Friend

Weekly feature by: John Grey There’s something about birthdays. This year, as you know, we’ll both be having one. One year closer to nothingness except you have the boys of course and I’ve clobbered the internet with my name. We’ve already carved a chunk out of the 21st century. I Read more…

By Chris, ago
Weekly Features

Mornings Still Scare Me

Weekly feature by: Carla Sameth If I had a wish it would be to jump out of bed like the world was on fire, raining ice-cream sundaes. My body weeping with my wife’s caresses. My heart tattooed with my son’s sweet love. My sides aching from laughter that tastes like Read more…

By Chris, ago
Weekly Features

Frictionless Capitalism

Weekly feature by: TS Hidalgo Don’t waste any time, Sir, without sharing your bullshit opinion. Although they don’t pay you for it. Be brave. Don’t turn yourself into a mere extra in your own life. Take off the mask. And step forwards. You waste your time, Sir, if you don’t Read more…

By Chris, ago
Weekly Features

Where to Place

Weekly feature by: Rebecca Starkman I had that dream where you died again feeling relief woken by despair waiting I fell in black tar—the kind you find at Dolores Park—and it stained my lung I coughed up gilded fighting tooth and nail to hold in rot a little longer, a Read more…

By Chris, ago