The Wrong Name

By Marco Etheridge The woman saw her face reflected in a thick pane of security glass smudged with the ghostly imprints of forgotten kisses. Her reflection was serious, nervous, pretty: Margaret Kayner, a young graduate student waiting to meet a monster.Beyond the glass barrier was a worn counter bare of anything except a dirty phone.Continue reading “The Wrong Name”

Somerton Man: An Art Journal

By Parisa Karami In 1948 the unidentified body of a man was found on a beach in Somerton Park, Australia. Despite numerous clues, the case has remained unsolved, and has perplexed investigators for decades. The artist, Parisa Karami has created a series of paintings that reflected what she sees in the Somerton Man case. ————Continue reading “Somerton Man: An Art Journal”

Santa Cruz 1970

By Carl Boon I live over on Collier in a duplex with a Mexican girl who’s studying to be a nurse’s aid. She wants to work in a mental hospital after watching some documentary about schizophrenics on Channel 6. I tell her some of those people would just as soon stick a fork through herContinue reading “Santa Cruz 1970”