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Invented Form: The Black Panther Mechanism

By Jonathan Papas

“Papas Panther Mechanism” and “Hairsuit Panther Mechanism” are both examples of a “black panther mechanism,” a form I made up some time ago. It’s based off of a concept introduced in Dianetics, one of the foundational texts of … Continue reading

This Is Normal: The First Step in Changing the World is Accepting the Truth

By Victor D. Infante

Perhaps it would help if we were quicker to define terms. Take this past Saturday, for example – a mere week after a suicide bomber in Manchester, England, killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert … Continue reading

The Assumption of Heroism and Other Thoughts on Violence

By Victor D. Infante
1.) Dancing With Heroes

Perhaps the most fascinating journey on the most-recent season of Dancing with the Stars was that of Alek Skarlato, the 23-year-old Army National Guardsman specialist who, along with two fellow … Continue reading

The 2nd Annual Fantasy Poetry Slam Results!!!

When we realized last year that National Poetry Month always begins on April Fool’s Day, we thought it was an opportunity to have a little fun. You know: Kick out the jams, revel in the absurd a bit. Remind ourselves … Continue reading