Not Today Opie

by Riley Perez “The pitifulest thing out is a mob..; they don’t fight with courage that’s born in them, but with courage that’s borrowed from their mass…” – Huck Finn, Mark Twain  I was driving east on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles with my dog Spanky resting on […]

What the Woke Don’t See

Two Poems by Kenneth Chacon Ride or Die; Or What the Woke Don’t See It’s 4 o’clock in the evening when a young man decides to bust caps with a stolen semi-automatic while spinning donuts in a convertible in a churchparking lot on the Westside. This man is the color of coffee, no cream, […]

Chronicle of Current Events

Chronicle of Current Events: An Introduction

By Philalethes Greetings! And welcome to the Chronicle of Current Events! This column takes its name from the journal Soviet dissidents compiled and circulated in typescript on human rights violations in their country in the mid-20th century. Many of those brave Russians, who risked more than social ostracism […]