Story

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My Lunch with the 'God of Story'

We caught up with screenwriting guru Robert McKee, whose new book, 'Dialogue,' proves he should be required reading for storytellers of any kind.
River Donaghey
10.5.16
Art

Icelandic Knitwear Collection Tells the Tale of Two Sweaters in Love

Icelandic fiber artist Ýr Jóhannsdóttir unveils an adorable sweater collection based on a love story.
Andrew Salomone
9.11.16
Film

Tender Animated Short Tells the Tale of a Girl, a Whale, and Courage

Not quite a music video, a sonic tale gets visualized in Rebecca Meilak's new work for composer Aleah Morrison-Basu.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.25.16
Gaming

Why the Villain of ‘Quantum Break’ Is Its Real Hero

Paul Serene is "the bad guy" in Remedy's new shooter. But the way the story plays out, he's more in the right than the hero trying to stop him.
Ian Stokes
4.8.16
Stuff

Dildo Deaths, Bullfighting and Drug Psychosis: How One Local Paper is Integral to Its Community

The local paper may be dying an internet-related death, but they know their audience better than SEO ever could.
Charles Olafare
3.22.16
Words

Ibrahim Alfa: Buddhist Jailbird, Former Techno Star and Son of an African Dictator's Sidekick (Part 1)

This guy is not your average techno producer.
Joe Muggs and Ibrahim Alfa
7.29.14
Travel

Dangerous Unhappy Things: A True Ghost Story

I should make it clear that I have a lot of experience with ghosts. I have been seeing them since I was a child, when a small yellow gnome crawled up my leg and told me the year I would die.
Clancy Martin
2.27.14
Stuff

Summer/Autumn - New Fiction by Ben Brooks

Ben told us this story is one hundred percent true.
Ben Brooks
9.24.13
The Fiction Issue 2013

Malibu

We sat in the recliners. I drank coffee. Sometimes I stuck my finger down my throat.
Ottessa Moshfegh
7.4.13
The Fiction Issue 2013

Case Study 2: Recognition of the Self

When Christopher arrived for his first assessment he was not like a normal eight-year-old boy.
Sarah Hall
7.1.13
The Fiction Issue 2013

Werewolf

As a child, Claire was a liar.
Anna Noyes
6.24.13
The Fiction Issue 2013

Candy with Knives

Candice took a lot of drugs, but most of them came with the approval of the DEA.
Noa Jones
6.21.13
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