S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Pick Your Poison,” Park warns about the dangers of Olde English 800 … and Thomas Wolfe.
Corie Skolnick’s newest Communiqués From Geezerville column is about topics from the latest HOA board meeting: dog poop punishments and the ongoing Ping-Pong wars.
James Jay Edwards reviews Malignant, a horror film directed by James Wan from a screenplay by Akela Cooper, and starring Annabelle Wallis. (Warner Bros.)
John Michael’s latest Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, shares about attending a rodeo, and thoughts about 9/11 and America.
In Sean Davis’s latest Dispatches From the Apocalypse, “The Immortal Rich and the Illusion of Justified Hatred,” Davis explains the decline of America since 9/11.
An interview with writer Matthew Borczon about poetry as catharsis, having served in a combat hospital in Afghanistan, writing about war and his struggles with PTSD.
In his column, “The Dumbest Timeline,” Matthew Reddin looks at school board meetings in America being overrun by anti-vaxxers, white supremacists, and the Proud Boys.
Remembering 9/11, twenty years later, Nancy Townsley reflects on where she was on that day and ponders other tragedies in American history, past and present.
James Jay Edwards reviews Martyrs Lane, a slow-burn horror mystery film, written and directed by Ruth Platt, and starring Kiera Thompson and Sienna Sayer. (Shudder)
John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, returns to Portland and contemplates how he really wants to live.