2003 – 2004

 

 

Issue Twenty-Four
Published February 2003

Stories:

Mr. Grant’s Rant • The Plundering Herd
Power, Names and Words • Carlos Fuentes
The Bush Dyslexicon • Marc Covert
Mill Run: Manure Blues • Moritz Thomsen
The Call Up • So Long Joe Strummer
A Fish at the Beginning • John Brown
The Root Cellar • Doc Boggs/Roscoe Holcomb

 

 


Issue Twenty-Five
Published April 2003

Stories:

A Failure of Imagination • Brian Doyle
Interview with Clermont Ferrand
Mill Run: Fat Cat Dinner Party • Moritz Thomsen
Dulcinea’s Duesenberg • Mike Morgan
Working on Leaving the Living • Adam Voith
Debt • Kurt Eisenlohr
Garland Jeffreys’ Bottle of Love • Mike Morgan
Jim Harrison’s Off To The Side • Marc Covert
Poetics Unleashed • Lydia Barker


Issue Twenty-Six
Published April 2003

Stories:

Mr. Grant’s Rant • Fast Forwarding In Reverse
Blue • Brian Doyle
This Coliseum of Mud • Ron Gibson, Jr.
The Name of the King • John Brown
The Root Cellar • Roots for the Masses
Summer Camp Cage Match • Marc Covert
Gallery: “Nine Cats” • Kurt Eisenlohr

 

 


Issue Twenty-Seven
Published August 2003

Stories:

Slacker-move Retrospective Smokebox Issue:  Content lifted from prior 26 issues. Actual line-up has since been lost.  But take our word for it, it was awesome.

 


Issue Twenty-Eight
Published October 2003
“The Botox Issue”

Stories:

Mr. Grant’s Rant • The Alternate Universe
The Business of the Empire • Mike Morgan
Mrs. Duncan • Brendan Costello
Notes on the poem Ggfddfg • Brian Doyle
Dion: King of the New York Streets • Mike Morgan
Fall 1944 • Moritz Thomsen


Issue Twenty-Nine
Published January 2004
“Storybook”

Stories:

Dear Diary • Bill Carney
Texas Isn’t Anywhere • Kurt Eisenlohr
Missile • Michael Harold
Mule • Brian Doyle
These Trees Are Made Of Glass • Laine Perry
Poetics Unleashed • Chris Major


 

Issue Thirty
Published March 2004
“Collateral Damage”

Stories:

Mr. Grant’s Rant • Low Carb Graze
Booze: The Anti-Bush • Jon Weatherford
The Monkey Boy Discovered (Interview) • Bill Carney
Plummeting • Lydia Barker
Saturday In March • Kurt Eisenlohr
Marathon Avenue • Ed Markowski
Five Blocks • John Richen
The Tenets of Graphology


Issue Thirty-One
Published June 2004
“Chump Change”

Stories:

Yoda • Brian Doyle
Political Notes from a Refrigerator Carton • Jon Weatherford
Fractured Constellations • Kurt Eisenlohr
Drift • Troy Dockins
Free Ride • Laine Perry
Phone Call From Las Vegas • Ed Markowski
Hudson River Swim • Nicole Bowmer
Poetics Unleashed • Bill Carney

 


Issue Thirty-Two
Published September 2004
“Snowden’s Cold”

Stories:

The Lord Has Need of Them • Brian Doyle
The Hunger Specialist • Laine Perry
Docudramatica:  Farenheit 911 /  Super Size Me  • Marc Covert
A Decent Remedy For Human Ills • C.C. Parker
Thug Life & The Scent of the Naderites • Jon Weatherford
Powertrane: Ann Arbor Revival Meeting • Mike Mosher
Ten Minutes And Counting • Rob Rosen
Poetics Unleashed • Michael Internicola


Issue Thirty-Three
Published October 2004
“Synaptic Relays”

Stories:

The World’s Longest Conversation •  Interview with David James Duncan
Skin Tax • Brian Ames
Meantime Pudding • Michael Internicola
Americans • Ed Markowski
Mill Run: Tap Dancing Bird • Moritz Thomsen
Throwing Down with the B-Team • Jon Weatherford
Separated at Birth: Lord Byron & Jack White • Bill Carney
Swift Boat Veterans for Ichiro • Dennie Wendt
Poetics Unleashed • Kurt Eisenlohr


Issue Thirty-Four
Published December 2004
“Kilt Hour Sneer”

Stories:

Malo • Brian Doyle
Man Is Hopeless • Julio Peralta-Paulino
Ghost In The Skin • Laine Perry
Rise Up With Me, Willis • Susan Rosalsky
Don’t Go Away Now • Mike Morgan
The Chomps Play The Science Fair • Mike Mosher
Room 458 • Ed Markowski
Barking Mad • Kevin Saidler
Poetics Unleashed • Bill Carney

 

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