-- Dia VanGunten explores overlaps between genres, between poetry & prose, between real & magical. VanGunten’s CNF can be found in Polyestor, Outlander, Cringe, Kinda Weird Magazine, Solstice Lit, Run Amok Books, Deadbeat Poets and Soft Star. For more, see IG @pinkzombierose, or www.pinkzombierose.com -- Beppi is a fine artist/comic book illustrator & more living in … Continue reading ON THE BLINK
CONFLICT ’22/PEACE ’22
welcome to the shit future Conflict '22 Peace '22 -- EmptyCollective is a fully mobilized paramilitary group lead by a mysterious figure only known to us as "The Warlord Of Love." Combat trophies available at LuxurySpasm, full manual of arms available at empty4.neocities.org & @emptycollective.
COLLAGES OF WAR
Red Cloud Goddess of War Superhero Stripped Naked Stranger Than Paradise Good to Be King -- Howie Good’s handmade collages have appeared or are forthcoming in Blue as Orange, Scapegoat, and other online publications.
FOUR PHOTOS OF A WOMAN DROWNING
Seafarer Unreachable Woman As Heavy Stone Body Made For Teeth Water Burial -- EMPTYCOLLECTIVE is a big fucking pirate ship. Buy the shirts or walk the plank at https://www.etsy.com/shop/LuxurySpasm. Full gallery available at empty4.neocities.org & https://twitter.com/emptycollective Like this piece? Need the perfect shark-themed addition to your wardrobe? Buy the T-Shirt here. https://www.etsy.com/listing/1288099445/ocean-between-us-t-shirt
BEST SERVED COLD
-- Sterling Bartlett used to fancy himself an artist. He has since been disabused of that notion. Sterling's comics have been published by First To Knock, Aeonic Comics, and now, APOCALYPSE CONFIDENTIAL.
GHOST LIVES: CURSED EDITION
-- Alex Mazey won The Roy Fisher Prize from Keele University in 2018 and was the recipient of a Creative Future Writers’ Award the following year. He is a regular contributor to the International Academic Journal, Baudrillard Now, and author of both Living in Disneyland and Sad Boy Aesthetics. Twitter: @AlexzanderMazey Instagram: @alexmazey Substack: alexmazey.substack.com
excerpted from Beta Testing the Ongoing Apocalypse by Tom Kaczynski — Tom Kaczynski is a cartoonist and a publisher. He is the author of the award-winning Cartoon Dialectics series, many essays on the comics medium, and the forthcoming Trans Terra graphic novel. Tom K is the founder of Uncivilized Books, a boutique publishing house and think-tank specializing in comics … Continue reading UTOPIA DIVIDEND
NOISE: A HISTORY – WHITE NOISE
excerpted from Beta Testing the Ongoing Apocalypse by Tom Kaczynski *** -- Tom Kaczynski is a cartoonist and a publisher. He is the author of the award-winning Cartoon Dialectics series, many essays on the comics medium, and the forthcoming Trans Terra graphic novel. Tom K is the founder of Uncivilized Books, a boutique publishing house … Continue reading NOISE: A HISTORY – WHITE NOISE
“SPEND IT WISELY (SUNK COST FALLACY)”
Time and money are two sides of the same coin. $pend both wisely. $pend both frivolously. $ave money by building yourself a table. $ave time by buying a table for yourself. Waste time by building a table for yourself. Waste money by buying a table for yourself. The difference though is that money comes and … Continue reading “SPEND IT WISELY (SUNK COST FALLACY)”
Money is faith! Money is faith in the system. I chase and accept money knowing our civilized society will accept it in exchange for the true objects of my desire — guitars and coffee. Like an old pagan god, it is an inexorable institution animated by the belief of the people, the collective craving of … Continue reading “CASH MONEY”