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Documentary
Experimental/Avantgarde
Rubber Cripple
Underground auteur Rubber Cripple returns to Scum Gentry TV with an experimental documentary on the fetishistic drives and compulsions of unconventional sexuality. Expect graphic content throughout this mesmerizing—and frequently symbolic—foray through the pulsing heart of sexual nonconformism. ...

Politics
Laura Nelson
Comparisons between the Trump regime and Hitler’s Third Reich have become commonplace and invidious. While it is undeniable that there are similarities between their ideology and propaganda techniques (Lügenpresse = “Lying Press” = “Fake News”), it is rash to go further and...

Poetry
Mark McConville
I am stepping out of this chaotic room Struggling to breathe in fresh air My smoked out lungs like raging bulls Probably red and pulsating like hearts. . The town looks unfamiliar They’ve changed the billboards And the café I used to drink...

Serial Fiction
Bryan Higby and Ricky D. Snyder
Chapter Five “Anything come back on that missing persons yet?” Detective Moxley called through the intercom to dispatch. A few seconds passed and then a spunky female voice came across the line. “Nothing yet detective.” The line went dead....

Culture
Zach Davison
The birthplace of punk rock is as contested as the proverbial chicken and egg. The UK, the US, Australia, amongst others, all have a deserved horse in the race, but the truth is a little less clear-cut. What is generally termed “punk” refers...

Poetry
William S. Tribell
That I may with all do discretion, make my own slight confession It was Tennessee in mid-July just because Johnny Cash said so Whiskey, Johnson City and the right direction to Cumberland Gap Not to stray, but by-the-way, let me be the first to...

Short Fiction
Jim Meirose
I’ll tell you the story, Doc—I only want dimes. I like the way dimes feel in my hand and I like the way they look. There’s no reason to carry any other kind of coin. I can’t help it Doctor. I...