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Dark Is the Night By T.L. Brooks
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Twin brothers Erik and Magnus Rasmussen have no reason to think their lives will be anything but peaceful. Magnus enjoys working outdoors and painting, while the more brooding Erik prefers teaching... More > and writing in his journals. Their parents have taught them to live quietly, respect nature, and be kind to others. Everything changes when the brothers find their parents brutally murdered. They know they were born in Wales, in a village called Darst, and it is their parents’ wish for their ashes to be scattered there by the sea. When the brothers set out to honor those wishes, they embark on a journey that will change them forever. The village of Darst holds secrets, and so do the people they meet there. Erik and Magnus will discover an ancient magick and learn truths their parents didn’t know. With this magic comes an evil that could destroy everything and everyone they’ve come to care about. They must find the courage and strength to face the darkness that wishes to consume them, and those they love.< Less
The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary: The Cynic’s Word Book – Satirical, Ironic and Humorous Definitions (Hardcover) By Ambrose Bierce
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Ambrose Bierce's classic collection of witty and satirical definitions, arranged alphabetically as a dictionary, is presented here in full. Known as a hero for his actions in the American Civil War,... More > Bierce distinguished himself later in life as a barbed commentator who would turn his ire to all sorts of topics. Today, most of his journalism and opinion pieces are consigned to obscurity. Lasting fame however was gained from the Devil's Dictionary; wherein Bierce redefines popular terms in a deeply sardonic, even bitter, manner. The Devil's Dictionary is, as the title suggests, full of dark and devilish humor. For instance, it describes the Adam's Apple as a "protuberance on the throat of a man, thoughtfully provided by Nature to keep the rope in place." and marriage as a "state of temporary insanity only cured by the passage of time."< Less
The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary: The Cynic’s Word Book – Satirical, Ironic and Humorous Definitions By Ambrose Bierce
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Ambrose Bierce's classic collection of witty and satirical definitions, arranged alphabetically as a dictionary, is presented here in full. Known as a hero for his actions in the American Civil War,... More > Bierce distinguished himself later in life as a barbed commentator who would turn his ire to all sorts of topics. Today, most of his journalism and opinion pieces are consigned to obscurity. Lasting fame however was gained from the Devil's Dictionary; wherein Bierce redefines popular terms in a deeply sardonic, even bitter, manner. The Devil's Dictionary is, as the title suggests, full of dark and devilish humor. For instance, it describes the Adam's Apple as a "protuberance on the throat of a man, thoughtfully provided by Nature to keep the rope in place." and marriage as a "state of temporary insanity only cured by the passage of time."< Less
Where Do You Stop? (trade paperback) By Eric Kraft
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Peter Leroy finally completes a junior-high-school science assignment, thirty years late, exploring along the way quantum physics, entropy, epistemology, principles of uncertainty and discontinuity,... More > a range of life’s Big Questions, and his memories of his intoxicating science teacher, Miss Rheingold. "A magical, funny, healing journey." Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Warm . . . thought-provoking . . . charming . . . delightful." Library Journal (starred review) "Mr. Kraft is a splendid, smart, funny, slyly sexy, and insightful writer." The East Hampton Star "A book designed to leave its readers—and it deserves many of them—as happy as clams." The New York Times Book Review "Luminously intelligent fun." Time "Goofy and thoroughly enjoyable." The Cleveland Plain Dealer "Nothing less than an attempt to comprehend the nature of the universe itself." The Seattle Times & Post-Intelligencer "Hilarious." USA Today< Less
Dark Is the Night By T.L. Brooks
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Twin brothers Erik and Magnus Rasmussen have no reason to think their lives will be anything but peaceful. Magnus enjoys working outdoors and painting, while the more brooding Erik prefers teaching... More > and writing in his journals. Their parents have taught them to live quietly, respect nature, and be kind to others. Everything changes when the brothers find their parents brutally murdered. They know they were born in Wales, in a village called Darst, and it is their parents’ wish for their ashes to be scattered there by the sea. When the brothers set out to honor those wishes, they embark on a journey that will change them forever. The village of Darst holds secrets, and so do the people they meet there. Erik and Magnus will discover an ancient magick and learn truths their parents didn’t know. With this magic comes an evil that could destroy everything and everyone they’ve come to care about. They must find the courage and strength to face the darkness that wishes to consume them, and those they love.< Less
Forty-Four Image Poems By Norman J. Olson
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The final - definitive - chapbook that was published by mgv2>publishing. Urtica's new title. Norman J. Olson, the artist, writer and poet lives in Maplewood, Minnesota. His images have been... More > reproduced in dozens of art and literary magazines and publications throughout the world. Longing for quiet and stability, Norman avoids personal contacts with the public. His art is driven by the compulsion and obsession of a man who prefers his own company. In spite of this self-imposed seclusion, Norman J. Olson is becoming an artistic underground legend. One of the most supportive artist/author of the journal mgversion2>datura since 2006 (ten years after its creation) it was just natural that I published the work of one of the most accomplished and recognized artist and now poet in the small-press world.< Less
CultureCult Magazine [Spring 2016] By Jagannath Chakravarti (Ed.)
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The Spring issue hosts a slew of features on the season, accommodating memoirs as well as critical pieces, apart from a treasure trove of general literature. Hal O' Leary makes a case for an... More > overhaul in the culture of imparting education while Dibyajit Mukherjee attempts a Lacanian analysis of French Students' Movement of 1968. Mayurakshi Sen peeks into the circus circuit of Kolkata while Rounak Chatterjee makes a case for the alarmingly receding spring and the natural world. Clyde Liffey gets inside the mind of an opera singer distressed by the knowledge of an impending misfortune while CB Droege brings an old European legend to life in a short spurt of magical fiction. Featuring authors from around the globe from the very first issue, CultureCult Magazine is a bi-monthly journal of the Arts, Literature and Culture.< Less
Rough Sketches 1980-1999 By Douglas Simonson
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Viewing this major collection of early rough sketches by Douglas Simonson is like reading an intimate journal. These loose, unfinished works (300 of them) reveal the artist's inner world and his... More > creative process as only spontaneous, uncalculated works can. The sketches, arranged more or less chronologically, also allow us to see the growth of Simonson's drawing skills, and give the aspiring artist of the male figure a bit of a road map as well. All of the 300 sketches shown are of the male face and figure, and most are nudes. Though the subject matter is pretty consistent, there's an amazing diversity of style and approach shown here, in keeping with the nature of the rough sketch as an exploratory medium. Rough Sketches 1980-1999 is a great way not only to explore Simonson's artistic growth, but to inspire your own as well. PLEASE NOTE: EXPLICIT MATERIAL. This book contains frontal male nudity. Readers 18 and over only!< Less
MAS Context - Issue 12 - ABERRATION By MAS Studio
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If firmness, utility, and delight are the enduring pinnacles of architectural achievement, then it would appear architecture’s moral destiny is a foregone conclusion. But is it possible that... More > opportunities for valuable cultural insight are being lost out of deference to this legacy? We examine forces, trends, and ideas that enhance the significance of the built environment despite, or due to, their deviant nature. Contributions by Atelier Olschinsky, Nick Axel, Ethel Baraona Pohl, Vladimir Belogolovsky, Michael Chen, formlessfinder, The Freise Brothers, Iker Gil, Tom Keeley, Emilio López-Galiacho, Jürgen Mayer H., Antonio Rull, Paul Shepheard, John Szot, Lebbeus Woods and Luis Urculo who is also the cover designer. MAS Context, a quarterly journal created by MAS Studio, addresses issues that affect the urban context.< Less
A Book of Re-Membering: Lessons in Death and Rebirth with Ayahuasca By B. M. B.
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Under the tutelage of the sacred South American ayahuasca plant, as well as a handful of other guides – plant, human, animal and non-corporeal alike – B.M.B. leads the reader down some of... More > the curious roads and vestiges of his psyche, and by extension likewise invites his readers to ask some challenging questions regarding their own self-concepts and the nature of the universe in which they live. This journal provides an unusual insight into the bizarre and often profound world of psychedelic experience, as well as a welcome reminder that entheogens are in fact serious spiritual tools, which, contrary to their reputation for recreational applications, are in the right hands a potent pathway to self-discovery. The author takes us into a disquieting no man’s land wherein the experiencer is besought on all sides by egoic projections, doubt and delusion, and is left with only the strength of his own burgeoning wisdom to help him separate truth from illusion. www.BookofRemembering.com< Less

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