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Interview with Mallory Smart

The cover of I Want to Feel is artfully appropriated from the SCUM Manifesto. What inspired it?

 

i picked the design more for its aesthetic than for its message, though i do see minor echoes of it in i want to feel happy. the cover first caught my eye at a feminist/communist bookstore in Minneapolis. I took my ex-boyfriend there because I wanted to show him a Roxane Gay book.

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Stories

Barabbas – Theresa Smith

Barabbas is late. I had a feeling about Barabbas. I have to admit I was seduced by his resume: Herodic palace guard, Oriental astrologer and, here’s the kicker, a speaking role as Pharisee 2 in Matthew 19:7. But here we are, the masses are screaming, the Son of God’s in shackles, Pontius Pilate has to leave at 6:30 – and no Barabbas.

 

From my desk,

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Art

Three from My Posey Taste Like – Alexandra Naughton

“you’re always thinking about big things”

you’re always thinking about big things. grand ideas. bigger than dinner plans. bigger than birthdays. schematics and semantics. like a secret code you know that i understand. like you think like me and want to listen to loud music. roll your windows down. you want to feel dizzy. you want to focus on something constant like a bell chiming in your head and it’s familiar like knocking without calling first and it makes you want to do things.

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Columns

3 Chundered Bits from Also Sprach Sprague – Sprague Dawley

Korean Teens Pimp Out Their Grannies For Booze Money.

–Seoul Times–

Reports are coming through of enterprising Korean teens pimping out their grandmothers for fucken beer money.

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“Root my whinging lemon-faced nana
so I can get on the piss.”
-enterprising Korean teen.

“My grandmother is old as shit but the rooting’s cheap” said one half pissfaced teen.

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