In “They’ll Try Again Tomorrow” (Issue 5), Brad Aaron Modlin makes use of surrealist elements and compact, poetic language to voice a collective outcry for escape. In his interview, Modlin discusses his workplace(s), creative blocks, and his greatest extravagance.
Batboy loses a mitten, but mom gains an important lesson about life and the way we live it, in “Batboy is Disappointed” (Issue 3). In the following interview, Guisinger discusses her creative process, the idea of creative block, and her happiest moment.
Armenian coffee, the complex character of his mother, and a range of tables are featured in Shahé Mankerian’s brief collection of “Table Poems” (Issue 6). In the following interview, Mankerian discusses his mother’s recitation and repertoire of poems, writing before sunrise on Sundays, and typewriters.
Dana Norris captures teenage “Rebellion” (Issue 3), inside the aisles of Walgreens. Unexpected freedom and boys are found beside facial masks and Cadbury cream eggs. In the interview following, Norris discusses dance, motherhood, and purchasing things as an escape.