Anthony Mathenia

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 […]

Shane Crash: Looking for Love

Shane Crash lies before me in a hos­pi­tal bed, his nat­u­ral­ly lithe frame slight­ly bloat­ed from the steroid injec­tions he has been tak­ing for recent­ly diag­nosed Crohn’s dis­ease.  Despite the intense pain of the inflam­ma­tion and the chem­i­cal stu­por of mor­phine, Shane is in good spir­its.  Just this morn­ing, I awoke to find his most […]

Welcome to Cairo

The city of Cairo sits at the dead end of Illi­nois and on the edge of obliv­ion. In this trav­el­ogue we vis­it a town that has fall­en on hard times and falling apart, but not with­out a post-apoc­a­lyp­tic charm.