Month: November 2018

Four Ridiculous-ass Christmas Albums that Should Exist, Plus One that Already Does

Tyler, the Creator has released a Christmas EP. Nevermind that his connection to 2018’s movie, The Grinch (yet another Grinch revamp… what, did Jim Carrey’s age that fast?), sort of leaves him with an excuse of “well, while I’m here…”–however the hell we got here, we’re here, and we’re just going to have to learn

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5 Facts That Prove We Are Living in a Dystopian Society

By Bob Freville As fans of the dark and depraved, we’ve all devoured dystopian novels and movies with the same gusto that a coprophile affords 2 Girls, 1 Cup. But like the fated Neo of The Matrix, it’s time we drop the proverbial red pill and take the blinders off. We are living in a

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Orgy of the Dumb Anthology Cover Reveal

So here it is, the official Orgy of the Dumb cover: In case you missed the ruckus, we’re currently accepting submissions featuring 1,000 to 4,000 word stories of “normal” people doing stupid things and leading to bad, dangerous, or downright frightening situations. We’re looking to close submissions around January 1st, so submit soon! We don’t

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Cherry Blossom Eyes by S.T. Cartledge – Book Review

Review by Ben Arzate The Isle of Flowers is covered with cherry blossom trees, the primary resource of its inhabitants. Every winter, or “the Cold” as they call it, freezing lotus flowers bloom, requiring them to burn the trees for warmth. The trees, however, are starting to thin out. What’s worse, sea creatures called “tourists”

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India LaPlace’s Sad Discoveries: A Review

Sad Discoveries Good poetry, especially in the small press world, is difficult to come by. I don’t intend this as an attack on small presses in any way; take it as a testimony to the difficulty of writing poetry that truly resonates with readers. Poetry requires more than mere images. The image, after all, doesn’t

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4 Hilarious Moments from Law & Order: SVU Season 20

Unless you’re like us or John Mulaney, the word hilarious may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of violent crime. But we don’t give a hot fuck! Why? Because Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and the Special Victims unit have been causing us to heave with laughter for years now.

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For Your Consideration: The Nikolas Cruz Prom Date

By Trebor Elliverf The dating pool has really thinned out in the last year, especially for those of you who are still in high school. If you’re a cis-gender female who’s looking to bring home the crown, it can be slim pickins. That’s why we would recommend that you sponsor Nikolas Cruz for Prom King.

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How to Be an Extraordinarily Horrible Parent This Thanksgiving

By J.L. Mayne In my family, thanksgiving means going and eating a bunch of food around family members you see once or twice a year. The food is pretty good, as is the family. The turkey may be a little dry and some of my relatives might start shouting at a kid or two for

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Your Happy Life: Day Seven

Day One Day Two Day Three Day Four Day Five Day Six Taenia solium is one of many reasons the poor cannot be happy. It’s a parasite, commonly known as the tape worm. What is more horrible than a parasite? Neurocysticercosis occurs when a tapeworm infection causes cysts in the brain, which often results in

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Why Mainstream Horror is Still Dead: Part II

By Zakary McGaha This tiny article isn’t really a continuation of my last write-up on mainstream horror, because there won’t be many (if any) new points. It’s more of a response to an article debunking some Vogue piece, in which my article was referenced (in said debunking article; not the Vogue piece). Anyway, it was

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