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Dispatch from Interzone: The Monster, the Shaman and La Casa Cero

Peter Maravelis and I meet about once a month back in San Francisco. We exchange one or two brief messages to set a time and day; always the same location, known only to us. Nothing else is discussed until then. … Continue reading

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Dispatch from Interzone: Shopping for Centipede Meat

Back in November of 2009, City Lights hosted a celebration honoring the 50th anniversary of the publication of Naked Lunch, during which a mix of local authors, old friends and colleagues of the late William Burroughs gathered at San Francisco’s … Continue reading

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Dispatch from Interzone: Breathing on Mars

I step off the plane in La Paz fifteen hours after leaving SFO. My carry-on feels ten times heavier than when I brought it on board and I’m having a tough time breathing. Inside the airport there’s an oxygen station … Continue reading

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The Rural Juror

Once more. Again. Try it again, slower. Okay, now you’re dropping out. Take your time. Ignore the punctuation. Pay attention to the punctuation. Relax. Make it more natural. Pick it up. A little more force. You’re dropping out again. You’re … Continue reading

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