“froth + earth = rupture / cell + cell = death death death” Four new poems by Jennifer Militello, from late summer poetry editor Sean Kilpatrick.
Don Mee Choi’s Hardly War collages photographs, equations, and verbal shrapnel tracing the ghostly damage broken open in wartime Korea and Vietnam. Paul Cunningham reviews.
“I read about the discovery of an Earthlike planet orbiting our nearest star, and though the planet is thought to be habitable, astronomers claim that the color of its sky would perpetually resemble our own during twilight in autumn.” New short fiction by Matthew Vollmer.
Sean Lawlor on the familiar “strange” and heart in Matt Ross’s new film Captain Fantastic starring Viggo Mortensen.
The complexity and reckoning of war, particularly the representation of war in fiction, emerge in this conversation with Iraq War veteran Roy Scranton, through the lens of his latest book, the novel War Porn.
“One question: / why can I care?” Nine new poems by Graham Foust, from late summer poetry editor Sean Kilpatrick.
Following the conclusion of its second season, Stephen Danos takes a look at the hit hacker-themed Mr. Robot and dissects the ways it aims to depict contemporary financial strife and the struggle for control.
“The event didn’t seem to matter nearly as much as the vying for narrative, the ritual search for beginning-middle-end.” New fiction by Grant Maierhofer.
Sonya Vatomsky surveys the soundtrack to more than a decade of their life traveling to see favorite artists like PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, and Einstuerzende Neubauten with friends from LiveJournal all across the world. Illustration by Mary Anne Carter.
In his ninth installment, Jeff Jackson details the noise that should be filling your home, including fantastic manga, Wallace Berman’s collages, and the masks of Galembo.