You Hurt and You Hurt, and Then You Don’t: Stephen Graham Jones’ The Only Good Indians

One day ten years ago, four Blackfeet men went hunting where they had no business going. Part of the reservation’s hunting grounds were reserved for elders, but the week before Thanksgiving, Ricky Boss Ribs, Lewis Clarke, Gabe Cross Guns, and Cass Thinks Twice decided to head out and see what they could find, bring home […]

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You Know Who You Are: Ordo

After a lengthy and somewhat twisty read like “A Travesty,” readers of the 2020-reissued collection Double Feature might be surprised to find a second novella that is not quite half the length of the first and about as far removed from the mood and intensity of that novella as you can get. However, that is […]

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The Best Foreshadowing Never Seems Like Foreshadowing: Caitlin Kiernan’s Agents of Dreamland

The Signalman is an agent for a shady government organization. As The Agents of Dreamland opens, he is waiting in a small diner in the blasted Arizona landscape for a meet with a woman called Immacolata Sexton—and isn’t that a wonderful name? The two are tied to an investigation of a cult known as The […]

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