Aly and Tom

By Rain Gregorio Aly and Tom Sometimes, it crosses my mind, how Aly and Tom split. None of us expected eternal love or air-brushed pictures coupled with ornate wedding invitations and promises, but it ruined our Thanksgiving (the meat was dry anyway) when she dragged him into another room, and …

Snowflakes and Reality: Why You Should Continue to Delete Friends and Family from Facebook

It’s fascinating to me that “snowflake” is the popular insult thrown around by conservative, alt-right, neo-nazi pundits, talking heads, parrots, allegiants, etc. to denigrate and put down people with “liberal” or “progressive” or “radical” leanings. For one thing, the epithet is easily subverted: snowflakes are delightful, powerful, and beautiful, and …

Scales

by Monique Hayes Scales Kilogram after kilogram won’t kill her composure. Lluvy’s a class-A lady licensed for long hauls. Her roaring rig contains dashboard hula girls with birthing hips and observant opal eyes. Their gazes don’t grow wider when her supervisor confirms the docked ducats. No issue of a pregnant …