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1 September 2014

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FICTION: Four Steps to the Perfect Smoky Eye, by Claire Humphrey

Dad bought my safekeeper from the school.  The company had some kind of booth at Parent-Teacher Night.  He gave me this box tied with a purple ribbon.  I opened it and saw the black plastic handcuff, decorated with a row of number keys and a port on the side to charge it.

FICTION: Podcast: Four Steps to the Perfect Smoky Eye, by Claire Humphrey, read by Anaea Lay

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Claire Humphrey's "Four Steps to the Perfect Smoky Eye."

POETRY: Used, by Eric Otto

metal body a metal body

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews

Monday: The Madonna and the Starship by James Morrow, reviewed by Molly Katz
Wednesday: Fringe 2014, part 1, reviewed by Erin Horáková
Friday: Fringe 2014, part 2, reviewed by Erin Horáková


25 August 2014

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ARTICLE: 'To Keep Out Bad Things': Exploring the Wall in A Song of Ice and Fire, by Stephe Harrop

The Wall, like the men and women who inhabit and contest its surrounding landscapes, is sketched with a sharp authorial eye for the dramatic contrasts, contradictions, and paradoxes of a frontier.

POETRY: A Pantheon of Madnesses, by Cory O'Brien

There are no leaves. There are only flies. And they notice you, noticing them.

POETRY: Podcast: August Poetry, by Lisa Bellam, Jessy Randall, Charles Bane, Jr., and Cory O'Brien, read by Ciro Faienza, Julia Rios, Diane Severson Mori, and Cory O'Brien

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents poetry from the August issues.


18 August 2014

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FICTION: Cold as the Moon, by Sunny Moraine

Before the sun went down Daddy became a bear and ran away over the ice floes.

FICTION: Podcast: Cold as the Moon, by Sunny Moraine, read by Anaea Lay

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Sunny Moraine's "Cold as the Moon."

POETRY: A Universe Collided, by Charles Bane, Jr.

such play as / spawn or beer on working / days, or mouth to mouth

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews

Monday: Half a King by Joe Abercrombie, reviewed by Liz Bourke


11 August 2014

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FICTION: The Air We Breathe Is Stormy, Stormy, by Rich Larson

In Baltic waters, gnashed by dark waves, there stood an old oil platform on rusted legs. It was populated as rigs always are, by coarse men young and strong whose faces soon overgrew with bristle and bloat. Cedric was one of these.

FICTION: Podcast: The Air We Breathe Is Stormy, Stormy, by Rich Larson, read by Anaea Lay

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Rich Larson's "The Air We Breathe Is Stormy, Stormy."

POETRY: Helmets of the Future, by Jessy Randall

indoor helmet / outdoor helmet

COLUMN: Scores, by John Clute

Paul as a whole is divided into three Parks. Also his book.

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews

Monday: The Girl With All the Gifts by M. R. Carey, reviewed by A. S. Moser
Wednesday: Resistance by Samit Basu, reviewed by Z. Irene Ying
Friday: Memory of Water by Emmi Itäranta, reviewed by Katherine Farmart



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