Music Archives

Mary Byker – Everything’s Groovy! – An interview with Jason Michel Mary Byker has been rocking & moving in his own weird way around the music for decade. From the psychedelic madness of the Gaye Bykers On Acid through the Industrial Grit of Pigface to success with Apollo440.I had to the opportunity to speak to … Continue reading Music Archives

Non-fiction Archives#2

Above Ground : A photo essay by Kristin Fouquet The term “six feet under” has no meaning for the dead in New Orleans. Early settlers discovered coffins and caskets would unearth from graves due to a high water table and sometimes float away during heavy rainfalls. The Spanish custom of interring the deceased in wall … Continue reading Non-fiction Archives#2

Writers Interview June 2010 – U.V. Ray & Richard Godwin

Jason Michel talks to the irrepressible U.V. Ray Q1: Hey, u.v.ray. Tell the readers a bit about yourself. I was a child prodigy. By the time I was just 6 years old I was already well on my way to inventing a self-stirring saucepan. I tell you, if I could have solved the problem of … Continue reading Writers Interview June 2010 – U.V. Ray & Richard Godwin

Fiction#June 2010

Diamonds Inc’ By U.V. Ray Norton saw a spider crawling across his desk. He bought down his glass of Scotch and crushed it. He buzzed his secretary and said, “Send in Offenbach .” Offenbach came in and leaned his black umberella against the wall in the corner of the room. He adjusted his suit and … Continue reading Fiction#June 2010

Fiction#Apr/May/10

May 2010  And The Music Lives On by u.v.ray It had been boiling that morning. And later on, when a summer thunderstorm shattered the tense atmosphere, the rain immediately evaporated upon contact with the still hot asphalt. No money left. No smokes. No drink. I was out of almost everything.But I did still have some … Continue reading Fiction#Apr/May/10

Fiction#Feb/Mar/10

 Two Flash Fiction Pieces From Jelena Vencl Ohlrogge Metamorphoses Jeff was looking at a tiny cockroach in his living room. The cockroach was looking back at Jeff with its Parisian blue eyes. Jeff thought he was dreaming, because roaches do not have blue eyes. Or, do they? Jeff was trying to fill his blank thoughts … Continue reading Fiction#Feb/Mar/10

Fiction#Dec/Jan09

The Streets By Jason Michel It started in the streets. Doesn’t everything ? Revolutions. Pop culture. Real change. In the pavement cracks. Widening. A concrete gash. People tripping. Stubbed toes. Scuffed leather boots. Grandmothers with broken legs. Tarmac bending. Tyres screeching. Airbags unleashed. Fibres pushing through pavements. That mad green fuse. We tried to trim … Continue reading Fiction#Dec/Jan09