For the Ages
For the Ages Devin Reany Nostalgia can convince us that our bits of molded plastic were better than any created since, or that a twenty-minute toy commercial had qualities beyond its ability to sell the aforementioned petroleum by-product. The literature of our youth, likewise, is warped by the innocent and imaginative lens through which we first experienced it, making the task of casting an adult and critical eye on those works difficult at best and heresy at worst. Nobody w
Daniel Miller on "Old Wives' Tales"
It's a new year, a new website, and soon, we'll have a new issue, but we haven't completely left the past behind. Over the holidays, we took some time to speak with Issue 66 contributor, Daniel Miller, about his flash piece, "Old Wives' Tales," and here's what he had to say: What first sparked the idea of your piece, “Old Wives’ Tales”? I’ve always been interested in Old Wives’ Tales and other types of folklore, so it seemed natural to draw from those kind of stories in my ow