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Gendrome

Gendrome

Gendrome is a new novel by Daniel A. Kaufman, illustrated by Mariah Gregg-Fling. It imagines a world that is adjacent to, but not quite our own.  Cathode Ray Zone is pleased to present Gendrome in serial form, with a new installment releasing every two weeks. We...

Gendrome

Gendrome is a new novel by Daniel A. Kaufman, illustrated by Mariah Gregg-Fling. It imagines a world that is adjacent to, but not quite our own.  Cathode Ray Zone is pleased to present Gendrome in serial form, with a new installment releasing every two weeks. We...

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Commando

Commando

“So, what are you going to do?” It was 1987 and we were sitting in the TV room of the Alpha Tau Chi house at the University of Michigan. It was the third time Chris had asked me this. “I don’t know.” “What do you mean, you don’t know? Rush starts on Friday.” I’d been...

Commando

“So, what are you going to do?” It was 1987 and we were sitting in the TV room of the Alpha Tau Chi house at the University of Michigan. It was the third time Chris had asked me this. “I don’t know.” “What do you mean, you don’t know? Rush starts on Friday.” I’d been...

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The Terror 1 Trilogy

The Terror 1 Trilogy

From the Introduction to the newly released – and previously unpublished – Terror 1 Trilogy, by Ben Caldwell (New York, Bantam, 2023). Edited with an Introduction by Manny Huffman. Hunter S. Thompson’s first novel, The Rum Diary, remained unpublished for decades,...

The Terror 1 Trilogy

From the Introduction to the newly released – and previously unpublished – Terror 1 Trilogy, by Ben Caldwell (New York, Bantam, 2023). Edited with an Introduction by Manny Huffman. Hunter S. Thompson’s first novel, The Rum Diary, remained unpublished for decades,...

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The Golden Field

The Golden Field

All past and future is created and issues out of that which is forever present. –St. Augustine I am at David Weber’s birthday party, and everyone from Mrs. Stone’s class is there.  David’s parents rented out the school gym and there are colored streamers and...

LABYRINTH

LABYRINTH

First Iteration You are sitting in your Philosophy class, on a Tuesday afternoon.  The topic is John Locke’s theory of personal identity, according to which you are the same person that you were at some earlier point in time, if you can remember your conscious...