Category Archives: prose

Passion: Poetry Mystery

Sometime between the hours of 5 and 7am, I finally fell asleep after a long, uncharacteristic night of intense writing. At 8pm, I had felt an incredible torpor that pinned me where I lay, but afterward it relaxed and it … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #15: David E.F. Currie – Commoner’s Guide to Nonsense, Part 1

FORGOT TO INVITE JUSTIN CORPORATION: Commoner’s Guide to Nonsense, Part 1 David E.F. Currie, 12 pages “The Naki-Ax is how I look at my memories. The fishtail dove tails into my thoughts. Moments are like fish, once they are gone … Continue reading

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New review over at In/Words Blog

I’ve got a fairly curmudgeonly-sounding review of NYC online journal Squawk Back over on the In/Words blog. It was commissioned a few months back, but is now seeing daylight. Go sunbathe in it. JM’s JaM: Dr. Octagon – Halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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Ottawa Zine Off! Zines #6: Lily Pepper The Overland Route

The Overland Route A.K.A. Greyhound (not actually sure what to call this one?) Lily Pepper, 15 pages “I transferred to another bus in Atlanta around midnight, and rode through Alabama in the dark, fading in and out. I felt very far … Continue reading

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Ottawa Zine Off! Zines #4: Craig Calhoun & Cat Belshaw stories for the famous dead

stories for the famous dead Craig Calhoun & Cat Belshaw, 9 pages Calhoun and Belshaw have a knack for coming up with weirdzo high concept zines. At the autumn Zine Off their Where They Will Sit: Prophecies in Modern Office Furniture Design, a … Continue reading

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Ottawa Zine Off! Zines #3: Dalton Derkson Stampede Season: The Ed Whalen Story & 306/613

Stampede Season: The Ed Whalen Story & 306/613 Dalton Derkson (Hurtin’ Crüe Press), 22 pages & 14 pages Stampede Season is a zine after my own heart, telling a lightly fictionalized first-person biography of beloved Stampede Wrestling (and later Calgary Flames) announcer … Continue reading

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