Runaway Parade
     
RUNAWAY PARADE ISSUE NINE, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011

decoy \dē-koi\ 1. n. A bird or mammal, or an imitation of one, used by hunters to attract other birds or mammals: "a decoy duck" 2. v. Lure or entice (a person or animal) away from an intended course, typically into a trap.

Transfer, Where
KATHLEEN MCHALE
Poem: yah n when you say that
honey's even in your mouth;
on purpose, not strictly,
but stickily, sweetly present.


What Good is it?

MOLLY RECTOR
Collage
4 x 7 inches

An Endangered Archetype
SARAH KING
Nonfiction:We followed the tracks above the tidemark, into the giant sand dunes.

Abe
HADLEY FRANKLIN
Fiction: Larry thumps his beer down on the table, unleashing wild laughter. Abe thinks, Larry is a turd. Abe is cool with most guys, cool with the stiff male handshakes and formal “Nice to meet you, man”s, and secretly calculating each other’s number-of-drinks to acting-like-an-asshole ratios. But Larry is different.


Guns
MARSHALL PRATT
Black and White Silver Gelatin Print
A surreptitious photograph of a white American male being persuaded into purchasing just the right rifle to close out the Bush years and attack the future's ambiguity head on."

Dog Eat Duck
JESSE HIMMELSTEIN
Game: Shoot the decoy ducks who try to entice you with lies.

No Cookie For You Tonight
SAM BRYANT
Fiction: The negotiator slaps her ass and says, “I didn’t know they had hard candy out here in the sticks. I wish my secretary looked more like you.”

Ruby Crown
SYDNEY LAVOIE
Song and Video: A music video written and created by Sydney Lavoie.
Collar Bomb
ZACH GOLD
Interactive Video: Brian Douglas Wells was an American pizza delivery man who was killed by a time bomb fastened to his neck, purportedly under coercion from the maker of the bomb.



Head of Troy II
AMY STIEGLER
Digital Photograph taken in Prague, Czech Republic.


Loose Lips
HANA FRUCHTENICHT
Silkscreen Print
8 1/2" x 11"

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