Life

Vanishing Caloric Density

by: Michael Shields An in-depth look at Cheetos (“the height of food engineering”), through the eyes of Michael Moss’s latest tell-all: Sugar, Salt Fat, How…

Lungs & Guns

by: Michael Shields 3D printing is on the verge of changing the world, but the verdict is still out if this is indeed a good…

Call Me a Late Bloomer

by: Heather Fawn Rummaging through one’s psyche, wondering if the embodiment of a sinking ship must go down with it…… Call it age, call it…

The Case for Hipsters

by: Christopher Rockwell A guest contributor returns to make another bold, unique, and humorous stance.  This time in defense of “hipsters”….. It’s getting old.  It’s…

When the Water Flows

by: Tom Rau Sometimes when the water flows over New Orleans it’s just a sign that everything is in its right place….. It wasn’t the…

Defiance

by: Heather Fawn An honest piece about dealing with a sometimes cruel psyche, and “going after good”…… I am convinced that my psyche is trying…

Placebo Effect

by: Heather Fawn The craving for that elusive, and novel, feeling called happiness…. For the past 28 years of my life, I’ve had a constant…

Darkest before the Dawn?

An angry rant, or a scientific expose of an age old cliche?  You decide….. by: Christopher Rockwell No, I am not fucking ok. Wait. I…

Night Bright

by: Heather Fawn Hiding from the truth, struggling to survive, in the glare of the lights…. It’s in the middle of the night, in your…

Me, Myself, and My N.E.S.

by: Tom Rau Day 10 of our 12 days of holiday stories brings us back to a Christmas that changed a childhood….. This is what…

Malarky

By: Heather Fawn Across the Holidays rolls on, with a reminder that not all Christmas’s are created equal…. I will be alone on Christmas. Alone…

The Spirit of the Season

by: Genevieve Palmieri Day 4 of Across the Margin’s 12 days of holiday stories brings us into a piano bar for a little bit of…