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Booze & Books: Carrie Bee, Paradise Bound

I recent­ly had the priv­i­lege to read Par­adise Bound, the debut nov­el by Car­rie Bee. This was espe­cial­ly excit­ing because Car­rie is a fel­low author writ­ing in the real­ly minus­cule sub-genre of Jehovah’s Wit­­ness-themed fic­tion. (Do we have our own Ama­zon rank­ing yet?) Par­adise Bound is the com­ing-of-age sto­ry of Ivy, a girl raised in a devout JW house­hold. […]

Interview with Keith Giles, Subversive Christian Author and Pacifist Fight Club Founder

Around six years ago I found myself grow­ing more and more dis­il­lu­sioned with my child­hood reli­gion. Even­tu­al­ly I was forced out by the lead­er­ship, when I  men­tal­ly dis­con­nect­ed from the unbreak­ing dog­ma and the rigid struc­ture.  On the out­side, I real­ized that I wasn’t a unique case, and that so many more were leav­ing their […]

Interview with Vago Damitio

I met trav­el writer Vago Dami­tio online ear­li­er this year when we were both entrants in an online nov­el writ­ing com­pe­ti­tion where he was show­cas­ing his bril­liant  Douchebags, Fags, and Hags.  The nov­el, which deals with the cross-coun­try mis­ad­ven­tures of a man named Pigrone, has just been released as an ebook.  To mark the occa­sion […]

Interview with Shane Crash

I caught up with writer and piz­za enthu­si­ast Shane Crash about his upcom­ing nov­el For­est Life and his new activist col­lec­tive Paci­fist Army. For a young man you have trav­eled around a lot; what are your favorite places? I have sen­ti­men­tal attach­ments to Nas­sau, Bahamas and Paris, Ten­nessee. I like Brook­lyn a lot and I […]