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An Aristophanic Impossibility

(In Which Rainscape Becomes a Crossing Guard and Other Diverting Incidents) by Adam Cooper This is a work of fiction: names of persons and places, products and divinities bear no relation to real life persons and places, products and divinities with the same, similar, or in some cases quite different names. I am insane. I no ...

A Hunting Story

By Amos J. Hunt During the summer, following his annual release from the trial of attempting to interest scores of oblivious undergraduates in the finer pleasures of Edwardian literature, Peter’s lifestyle was entirely guided by a series of misanthropic considerations. He conducted his researches online as much as possible, and ...

Unfinished

an epic-ish tale by Amos J. Hunt On the first day of this year, I completed a journey begun three years ago, a journey whose way had scorned the order of life and come near to death. Of course, given such an introduction, the real story of that journey cannot fail to disappoint; but disappointment, too, had its part in the ...

The Conversationalist

Our Exclusive Interview with Lance Sheary Grub Street Grackle:  Thirty years into your career, you’re still getting a lot of attention, both favorable and critical. How do you feel about your enduring celebrity status? Lance Sheary:  I don’t much notice the praise; most who speak sympathetically about me don’t seem to ...