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2018-09-14 10:50
by Nicholas Day [Here’s a short story from Nicholas Day’s collection, Now That We’re Alone. Out now.] Nobody can deny the existence of ghosts if they possess that thing cal… Read More
2018-09-13 00:39
by TerriLynn Le Blanc “Can anyone tell me what I’m supposed to do with this?” she asked, her hands holding a bloody, beating object veins still attached deep into her chest… Read More
Books That Would Not Be
2018-09-12 10:45
by Ben Arzate Since my first book (excluding a chapbook of poetry I self-published), a short story collection called The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Saying Goodbye, is coming out soon, a… Read More
2018-08-27 15:40
by Daulton Dickey The face fit his skull so the goblin never removed it He tapped it from time to time to make Sure it still fit Few thoughts startled him more than when the image Of a fadin… Read More
2018-08-26 19:52
Starting today, if you buy Flesh Made World, and prove it, I’ll send you two free ebooks. Click here to Buy Flesh Made World from Amazon Click here to buy it from Barnes & Noble Read More
The Panther And The Hawk
2018-08-15 10:40
by Daulton Dickey A panther stalked through a clearing, surveying its surroundings. It glanced at the sky as it sauntered forward. What joys a bird must experience. The beauty must dazzle it… Read More
The Chaos In The Aftermath
2018-08-02 10:55
by Daulton Dickey I’ve vilified the space between my eyes and my face The soft-boiled sky sheds purple hues on the city, On two clowns with pool-cue eyes rubbing through crowds clottin… Read More
Empire Of Dirt
2018-07-30 22:40
by Daulton Dickey. I can’t escape low-paying jobs. No matter how long I stare at the horizon, I don’t see mountains protruding and growing and replacing clusters of trees. My nam… Read More
2018-07-25 19:11
I’ll be back on track next week with new articles, essays, and poems. My hours changed at work and I’ve been locked in a deep depression, so writing is slow right now. I hope you… Read More
2018-07-18 16:50
by Daulton Dickey You, to whom I’m speaking: ants and maggots writhe on a rectangle made from bones. Blood fills the gaps between them, and a square filled with bile sits in the upperm… Read More
2018-07-12 01:48
For Ovid by Daulton Dickey. After the clouds parted and dried up, the sky pointed its bluish mirror at the ground, At two people—a man and a woman—tossing rocks behind them. They… Read More
2018-07-05 04:06
by Daulton Dickey Textures on its shell casting macrocosmic crescent moons, Colored with a gradient shifting from black to gray, The egg lies on its side, casting a shadow onto the red table… Read More
A Change Of Plans
2018-07-03 15:46
In planning the articles for the week, it failed to occur to me that this is the week of the 4th of July here in the states, so I’m postponing publishing new articles until next week… Read More
2018-06-19 18:57
by Daulton Dickey.   Surrealist Daulton Dickey lives with his wife, kids, and pet human-lizard hybrid in a universe he created. He’s the author of Elegiac Machinations, Basta… Read More
Get Ready To Dig The Meat Music
2018-04-26 02:03
Legendary in the underground for more than a decade, the controversial novel is now in print. Sentient meat covers the world. Veins fill the bloodred sky. People transform into monsters call… Read More
Manifesto Of Surrealism (1924)
2018-01-03 16:40
by Andre Breton. So strong is the belief in life, in what is most fragile in life – real life, I mean – that in the end this belief is lost. Man, that inveterate dreamer, daily m… Read More
Ten Of Our Favorite Articles Of The Year
2017-12-29 01:42
#1 Andy Kaufman and the Physics of Human Response #2 Andy Kaufman: Architect of Reality #3 Tyler Returned, a Story By Jessica McHugh #4 Interstellar Space: When Music Hurts #5 Banished from… Read More
Our Ten Most Popular Articles Of The Year
2017-12-28 01:06
# 1 In a Psych Ward on Suicide Watch: A True Story #2 How Misogynists Think: Confessions of a Former Misogynist #3 Gustave Courbet and the Origin of the World #4 Afarin Sajedi: The Paintings… Read More
2017-12-20 04:55
Due to elevated anxiety levels and the stress of the approaching holidays, I’m taking a hiatus this week. I hope to return to form soon. Thanks for visiting the site and reading the ar… Read More
Flesh Made World—Cover Reveal
2017-12-18 12:05
About the book: Death surrounds Sarah and Daulton. While grieving for their loved ones, they each must navigate a universe where time isn’t linear, where memories and fantasies collide… Read More
Eggs—a True Story
2017-12-18 12:00
by Daulton Dickey. 1. Cracking an egg always produces something worth sharing. Sometimes it’s worth eating, sometimes it’s worth serving to others, and sometimes it produces a de… Read More
Shattered Glass, A Story
2017-12-15 12:00
by Daulton Dickey. Empty and broken It all falls down Empty and broken, the city streets evacuated with a sense of calm. Everything shattered. Glass lay like snowflakes, in piles tall as peo… Read More
An Interview With Author Ryder Collins
2017-12-11 12:00
by Daulton Dickey. Ryder Collins’s novel, Homegirl!, (click here to read an excerpt) is one of the best books you’ve never read. It’s intimate and obscene, profound and pro… Read More
2017-12-06 02:01
by Daulton Dickey.     Daulton Dickey is a novelist, poet, and content creator currently living in Indiana with his wife and kids. He’s the author of A Peculiar Arr… Read More
Tyler Returned, A Story By Jessica McHugh
2017-12-04 12:00
by Jessica McHugh. “Janie, will you please eat something? Please? Maybe later, okay? Are you comfortable? Would you like a blanket? You look cold, Janie. Are you cold? Do you need a bl… Read More
Notes Of A Poor Bastard: Fear And Anxiety
2017-12-04 11:45
by Daulton Dickey. So I’m sitting in my car outside the emergency room, windows down, smoking a cigarette. Signs every ten feet or so declare this property smoke free, but for the amou… Read More
Self-Portrait, Digital, 2017
2017-12-04 00:39
by Daulton Dickey. It always rains ashes when the city’s on fire. Another weekend when the sky’s falling. Someone somewhere screams. Standing in a dark room, I wrap my fingers ar… Read More
In The Penal Colony By Franz Kafka
2017-11-30 12:00
by Franz Kafka. Translated by Ian Johnston “It’s a peculiar apparatus,” said the Officer to the Traveler, gazing with a certain admiration at the device, with which he was… Read More
Before The Law By Franz Kafka
2017-11-30 11:50
by Frank Kafka. Translated by Ian Johnston Before the law sits a gatekeeper. To this gatekeeper comes a man from the country who asks to gain entry into the law. But the gatekeeper says that… Read More
2017-11-29 11:40
by Justin Burnett. In my later teens, I happened across John Coltrane’s album Interstellar Space while sifting through neat rows of CD jewel cases in a Half-Priced Books. I almost coul… Read More
2017-11-27 11:00
by Daulton Dickey. “If we consume the product as product, we consume its meaning through advertising. Let us imagine for a moment modern cities stripped of all their signs, with walls… Read More
Confessions Of A Depressed Failure
2017-11-26 03:55
by Daulton Dickey. I’m depressed. I don’t want to get out of bed. When I do, I sometimes have to persuade myself that life’s worth living. I have a wife and kids—they… Read More
2017-11-26 01:21
*fixed   Daulton Dickey is a novelist, poet, and content creator currently living in Indiana with his wife and kids. He’s the author of A Peculiar Arrangement of Atoms:… Read More
Existentialism In 60 Seconds
2017-11-26 00:04
ex·is·ten·tial·ism ˌeɡzəˈsten(t)SHəˌlizəm/ noun noun: existentialism A philosophical theory or approach that emphasizes th… Read More
Download Elegiac Machinations For Free
2017-11-23 23:39
“Like David Lynch, Daulton Dickey has found a language to articulate the obscenity of the unreal, itself the confluence of the perversion of capitalism and the seduction of technology… Read More
Dear Baby Jesus
2017-11-13 11:30
by Michele McDannold. Thank you for the best childhood ever for the nicely manicured lawns dutifully tended to every Sunday after church for the sun tea baking on the porch and the strawberr… Read More
2017-11-12 16:10
by Daulton Dickey. Surrealism encompassed a variety of media and artists of all kinds, many of whom found a place in the Modern Art canon. Some artists, such as Dali and Magritte, produced i… Read More
2017-11-08 11:30
A Dialectic in Defense of Experimental Narratives through the Study of Slaughterhouse-Five and Paris Peasant… Continue reading → Read More
Darkest Music, A Survey Of 5 Dark Albums
2017-10-30 10:00
by Justin Burnett. There’s dark music and then there’s dark music. When dark music is brought up in a conventional setting, it’s safe to assume that albums like Depeche Mod… Read More
11 Philosophy Books To Expand Your Mind
2017-10-27 11:00
by Phoenix. Any account of philosophical history and the important works produced is bound to be not only non-definitive and incomplete, but also unsatisfying. This is because philosophy is… Read More
2017-10-25 10:00
by Daulton Dickey. I came across Graeme Jukes’s mixed media on Ello. The images immediately arrested me. Steeped in early 20th century avant-garde movements, especially the Dadaists, h… Read More
2017-10-23 11:35
by Daulton Dickey. Kelly Kyv is an artist whose works you won’t see plastered in magazines or online—to the detriment of lovers of strange, quirky, absurdist art. Now a resident… Read More
2017-10-23 02:29
Although we usually publish new material on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, we’re breaking the routine this Tuesday to publish the first of many features about Andy Kaufman. Rem… Read More
2017-10-18 10:50
by Daulton Dickey. Words are elusive bastards.They disappear the moment you think you’ve wrangled them. Two words float in conjunction with a clause: you see them, reach for them, groa… Read More

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