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Defenestration: March 2009

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

Welcome to the March 2009 issue of Defenestration! As hinted at last month, some of our future issues will be themed. The Defenestration crew, editors included, are all readers and writers of fantasy and science fiction (or if you’re into that more academic, monocle-wearing sort of title, “speculative fiction”). Since we like it so much,

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“Dennis,” by Michael Estabrook

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

“Oh! I almost forgot!” She stands abruptly up from the kitchen table, a mischievous little grin on her face. “I have to remember to call Dennis.” She writes the name “Denise” on the whiteboard near the refrigerator on which she makes notes to herself about what she needs to do or items she needs to

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“the boys,” by Peycho Kanev

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

oh this sickening gang.they write poetry poem after a poem exploding out of their PC’s or notebooks- sick and dry as dead flowers they fill up pages and pages with bad poetry and submit them to all the little magazines and of course most of them get published they live with they mothers and/or they

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“the ring snake patriot,” by Alex Galper

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

client Bob a Nam vet a junkie is calling the office begging for a house call: it’s a matter of life and death. a broken mirror in the hallway syringes all about burned out floors and ceilings consequences of an imaginary napalm blast the walls bear a knife collection in the yard a patch of

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“Slaver,” by Nick Allen

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

Dear Mr. Wolf, Thank you for your interest in joining our vegetarian society. To be frank I was truly surprised to see an application from a species that is traditionally viewed as a ravenous carnivore who’s penchant for raw flesh is legendary with a bloodlust second to none. That said, I have reviewed your letter

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“Excerpts from Stimulus Package Requests from Industries with Questionable Influence in the Federal Government,” by John Frank Weaver

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

Greeting Card Industry We propose to add a new holiday to the traditional Gregorian calendar. Holidays inspire American consumers to purchase greeting cards, regardless of the nature of the holiday. People send Christmas cards, Valentine’s Day cards, Easter cards, Thanksgiving cards, and Halloween cards. Even minor holidays such as Arbor Day and International Talk Like

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“The Beatnik Goes On,” by David Susman

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

The road was life. We were young and bored and disillusioned with everything, so we’d get a car from somewhere and pile in-me and Kerouac and Ginsberg and others-and just go. It may sound tame by today’s standards, but back then, young people didn’t know much about rebellion. For example, we were the first young

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“I’m At My Service!!!” By Andrei Trostel

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

We have all been told through out our lives that doing volunteer work is extremely rewarding. I know that most people volunteer for small non-profit organizations, with hospitals, with the elderly, or perhaps doing things for the environment and if I wasn’t already working many, many hours a month doing my other volunteer work then

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“The Death of the Book,” by Howie Good

Mar 20th, 2009 | By

They were standing on the lawn and the driveway. He thought he saw some sneaking around the side of the house. They were chanting something. He hesitated to ask his wife what it was. It sounded like “Kill, kill, kill the book.” And were those staves they were waving? They looked like staves. Where the

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Defenestration: February 2008

Feb 20th, 2008 | By

Welcome to the hallowed pages of Defenestration‘s February 1008 issue. It’s coming people. A few days from now, February 29th, that great cosmic miscalculation, will rear its ugly head. How can you, the concerned citizen of the world, prevent the disasters that are sure to follow in the wake of this day that doesn’t really

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