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Archive for May, 2014

  • Fiction: “Elves Are Douchebags” by Robert Lowell Russell

    May 15, 14 • Fiction1 Comment
    Fiction: “Elves Are Douchebags” by Robert Lowell Russell

    Floriel’s eyes were gold, her hair silver, and her features so fine, Jack thought they should be chiseled in marble: paint and canvas would be too temporary. Her smile made him ache. Braless, she wore a bright pink t-shirt several sizes too small that proclaimed her the World’s Greatest Grandmother...

  • Fiction: “Death Bites” by Bill Bibo, Jr.

    May 15, 14 • Fiction1 Comment
    Fiction: “Death Bites” by Bill Bibo, Jr.

    “Hurry, Atalanta,” Hermes said. “You’ll never outrun the suitors your father has gathered if you can’t keep pace.” Silver wings flapped casually on his heels, while another pair on his golden helmet suspended him inches above the asphalt jogging path. He glided a few feet in front of his running partner...

  • Fiction: “First Date” by Bruce Bethke

    May 14, 14 • Fiction1 Comment
    Fiction: “First Date” by Bruce Bethke

    I have it bad for la chica bonita. Go figure. I live in Minnesota. I’m as Nordic as Nordic gets. I come from that ancient genetic factory somewhere north of Oslo that makes ’em tall, broad, and strawberry-blonde, with a beard you could hide a battle-axe in. In school they called me...

  • Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    May 14, 14 • Badger & Vole Review2 Comments
    Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Badger: Okay, I’ve seen it. But rather than comment on it at any length, I’m just going to toss out a topic question. Why was Captain America: The First Avenger such a great movie, while most of the Marvel products since then...