The Purge

Last night I had occasion to meet some interesting and energetic students that have found themselves drawn to the coming insurrection. They were each brash, proud, and defiant: in a word, dangerous. I couldn’t help but wonder, though, how long they would be able to maintain their smiles and dangerous energy in the often-toxic environment… Continue Reading


Violent Writing Part One

A new essay, “The Pathos of Proximity: Violent Writing Part One,” has been published in Trigger Warning, Issue #5: The Dystopia Issue. Before anyone sends me more hate mail for continuing to associate with Rachel Haywire, please note that any collective radical enough for James LaFond is worthy of my time. While a quick perusal… Continue Reading