Category: Fiction & Poetry

June 19, 2019

Skinner Box

I didn’t always fantasise about killing him. I used to fantasise about fucking him, and when that lived up to expectations, I fantasised about marrying him. Which didn’t. I’m a scientist. I’m supposed to look at problems clinically, rationally, dispassionately. Maybe he beat a small but vital part of that out of me, and enough […]

April 22, 2019

Any Way the Wind Blows

New York City spreads out beneath us, gray steel and gleaming glass from our aerial perspective, virtually stripped of the color and chaos that almost always fills its streets, and everything about it is familiar, and nothing about it is familiar, and I am so very far away from home. I’m tired of this. They […]

April 7, 2019

More Real Than Him

The beginnings of a tentative friendship between two roboticists complicate over career envy, female beauty, and a stolen robot designed to resemble a famous Korean actor.   He opens his eyes and is named Yohan. Yohan looks up the name, filled with wonder at who he could be. Yohan, it turns out, is a name […]

March 18, 2019

The New Prometheus

The Arctic wastes stretched wide in every direction, vast and irregular plains of ice which seemed to have no end. At their center, barely visible in the weak light provided by a sliver of sun at the horizon, was a rapidly moving sled. It was pulled by eight dogs with a single wolf at their […]

March 13, 2019

Resistance Will End After Season Two. But Did It Have To?

Lucasfilm dropped a new trailer for the second season of Star Wars: Resistance earlier today, announcing that the new season will also be the show’s last! For those who need a refresher: The Resistance animated series is set about six months before the events of The Force Awakens and eventually crosses over with that film’s timeline. The new trailer shows the […]

February 7, 2019

For He Can Creep

A dark fantasy about Jeoffry, a cat who fights demons, a poet, who is Jeoffry’s human confined to an insane asylum, and Satan, who schemes to end the world.     Flash and fire! Bristle and spit! The great Jeoffry ascends the madhouse stairs, his orange fur on end, his yellow eyes narrowed! On the […]

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