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The Profanity Blahs, Part 2 [The art of ass-kicking isn’t hard to master] May 2, 2014: Continued from Part 1. “Sophocles confirms the European origin of the motherfucker. Most Coloredpeepas known this a long time.” —Amiri Baraka   3    What the _____ is He Talking [...] by

The Profanity Blahs, Part 1 [They fuck you up, your Under and Grad.] May 1, 2014: America loves blue, blue jeans, that lil blue pil, and blue toilet water, and American poets are famously fond of packaging and repackaging one of our deepest human impulses, the Blues; and, [...] by

Baby, That’s Backatcha [Not Looking at the N-Word) April 25, 2014: I was standing on the corner of 24th & Castro in San Francisco waiting for the Muni (bus) when I heard a man yelling from a SUV at the driver of the car in front of him for not making a left turn [...] by

Slaughterhouse Workshop, Part 2 April 15, 2014: Text and photographs by Thomas Sayers Ellis. Commentary and poems by Jennifer Fitzgerald. Part 1 can be found here.   That first day of shooting I was impressed by everything I saw, especially [...] by

Slaughterhouse Workshop, Part 1 April 11, 2014: Text and photographs by Thomas Sayers Ellis Poems and Commentary by Jennifer Fitzgerald I am not fond of flying. In fact I hate it. As a child, I dreamt crashes but I do believe in the example of [...] by

An Utter Up in the Speech of Smoke April 2, 2014: The last time I combed a woman’s hair was in 1968. I was five years old and liked to sit on the edge of the bed in late evening, after dinner, mostly when my father wasn’t around or had fallen [...] by