In you, everything sank
by Rebecca Freeman and Adam Fine
As a collaborative pair, Rebecca Freeman and Adam Fine are able to realise visions otherwise unattainable when limited to their respective skills. Their shared love of narrative and the eccentric allows them to draw their ideas together, if not seamlessly, then harmoniously.
Six Sculptures by Stephen Harrison
Since graduating from the Canberra School of Art Bachelor of Art (Visual) in 1987 where he studied under Czech Printmaker Petr Herel, Graphic Investigation Department, Stephen Harrison has held 20 solo exhibitions and about 25 Group exhibitions, both nationally and internationally. Recently his sculptural work has taken precedence, as seen in his show: "Blue Thylacine, other drawings and the Decayed City Sculptures".
More in Visual Art
by Heidi Bell
'As Amber, Debbie, and Gail stood at the sinks pretending to wash their hands, the intern ran from the bathroom sobbing and clutching her unfastened khakis while Jean screamed after her, "Size twelve! I knew it! You wear a twelve!"'
Three Poems by Wendy Taylor Carlisle
"In cool complicated linen, a skeptic succumbs to a church supper: hymns, rhinestones, rich potluck pickings, where the delicious embraces the louche. When such an unbeliever slips into the long, hot Sundays of Pentecost, her purpose can only be thievery, a wish to catch the train of believing, to make the ride for free, as easy as blowing her nose in someone else's starched cotton handkerchief."
Two Down (Europe, USA), One to Go (China): The Chinese Ponzi Scheme and the Oncoming Global Depression
by Sam Vaknin
"In an effort to sanitize humungous export proceeds, China amassed trillions of dollars worth of foreign exchange reserves, mostly invested in American treasury bonds, creating a dangerous exposure to the vicissitudes of the increasingly-more decrepit US dollar and to America's downgraded sovereign credit rating."
More in Politics & Culture
Two selections from Whispers of Arias
by Stephen Mead and Kevin MacLeod
It's appropriate that Stephen Mead has named this double-album of poetry Whispers of Arias, because despite the layered, operatic music and big dramatic themes, these recordings, ultimately, sound very little like arias: The vocals are so tortured and quiet that one can't help but think of a ghost in a symphony hall, desperately trying to impress something upon the listeners, something dire, something unbelievably tragic.
A Sardine on Vacation, Episode Sixty-Nine
"The Sardine cares nothing about the petty inconsequential thoughts of the members of the cyber-social network. Friends should be seldom seen, heard from a little more than seen, and shouldn't recommend anything, whether it's a good book, movie, or restaurant."
Three Poems by Hugh Fox
published September, 2009
"I don't know, young women all over
the place with baby carriages, oldsters
both male and female, out on the
rural roads running, running, running,"
This version of Unlikely Stories went live on June 15, 2004, and suffered severe technical distress in March, 2010. It should work on Internet Explorer 6.0 or later, Opera, Firefox, and Chrome, but bug reports are gratefully received at email@example.com. It is designed to be viewed at a resolution of 1024x768 or higher, and many pages will suck on smaller resolutions. It seems to work on Safari if your resolution is at least that high.
Portions of this web site require Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download. Music files will require an MP3 player such as Winamp, also a free download. Movies might require a variety of players; your Internet browser should know what you need. This is a multimedia site, folks, and it's time to retire that Apple IIe anyway.
This web site is designed for consenting adults. We acquire one-time publication rights (see our mission statement for more details). Contributing artists retain all other rights; unless specified otherwise, Copyright is assumed. Copyright violators will be persecuted. Yes, we mean persecuted.