It was Sam’s last day with Bail Out Oklahoma, and he felt both relieved and somber walking down the corridor leading to C7 the final time. Ralph the Roach, the long dead and desiccated unofficial mascot of the jail’s visitation area remained unmolested in his final resting place on the carpet where he’d lain for […]
Archives for March 2023
Hymns and Arias – Rugby in Wales
“Rugby is a wonderful show: dance, opera and, suddenly, the blood of a killing.” Richard Burton – Welsh actor There’s this old gag. Elvis Presley, James Brown and Tom Jones go fishing together in a small boat on the ocean. The craft gets capsized and they are all swallowed up by a gigantic whale. Deep […]
An Evening with Hard Crackers
Several Hard Crackers editors will be at The Word Is Change, a bookstore in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, on Wednesday, March 22 at 7pm. If you’re in the area, please join us for readings from recent print issues and the Hard Crackers blog, followed by an open discussion.