Spreading the Bad Word

Dear Friends, Acquaintances, People Who Might Secretly Want to Kill Us, and Potential Partners in Scum and Villainy: Hello there! This is Rachel Haywire and Ann Sterzinger. Today—Monday, April 27, 2015—is we announce our new partnership as co-editors of TRIGGER WARNING, the webzine that’s here to remind everyone that reality hates them. INSERT CALL TO …

TRIGGER WARNING!

As of today I’m co-editor of TRIGGER WARNING, a website for radical moderates. My coworker is non other than the uncatgorizable RACHEL HAYWIRE and our M.O. is pissing you all off equally. For the relaunch issue Rachael and I wrote a half-tongue-in-cheek paean to child abuse: http://www.triggerwarning.us/the-pros-and-cons-of-child-abuse/ And I review a book about the history …

BLACK HOUSE ROCKED RECOMMENDED!

James O’Meara reviews BLACK HOUSE ROCKED! By Paul Bingham and Emril Krestle! (And released by my tiny imprint, HOPELESS BOOKS.)  Oooh, and he liked it. Score!  An excerpt: Jackson’s ensuing adventures are a kind of blood-drenched Magic Theater, a tour of the Western Lands under the guidance of el hombre invisible himself. I must confess, I rather missed …

Snowflakes in denial

What I don’t get is how the Intertubes—which seem to have a tendency to shove the reality of the mind-bending giganticness of the human population down your throat—and special-snowflakeness can be comorbid phenomena. Are they related or developing on separate tracks? Maybe it’s just because I was younger, but God knows that before the net …