Fiction, illustration, discussion – interesting weirdness for all the senses. Well, almost.

    Little Bastard

    by Patrick Winters Cassie Turpin turned her head all about, fingers in her mouth and spreading her lips open, trying to find the right angle under…

    Dead Bedrooms

    by Matthew Lyons A couple weeks after it happens, Amy and Lucas start planning their trip.  Amy’s never been to Chicago, and it’s been like years…

    Big Pillow (1)

    Happily Lost

    by Fabrice Poussin Big Pillow Brothers My Lake Partly Cloudy Sunset in The Smokies The Boss The Dune The Old Fort The Storm Fabrice Poussin is…

    SCHLOCKCOVER-AprilMay

    Spring 2017 Issue

    The long-awaited return of the new, reinvigorated Schlocktopus is finally upon us — and what better way to welcome it than with a fresh Spring edition, incorporating notions of love and death — while living up to the universal maxim, “needs more dragons and shit though”.

    Martha, My Dear…

    It takes Mort some time to figure out where he is. He is lying, half awake, on a spacious bed in a strange room filled with unfamiliar smells. The potted plants on the windowsill look well-tended but slightly grotesque. The shelves running the length of the wall display rows of neatly arranged books interspersed with gaudy bric-a-brac…

    5 Poems

    by James G. Piatt   Death In A Meadow   He floated in a softly flowing brook; it celebrated his betrothal to moisture as it meandered…