For our fourth issue, we’ve collected an array of “lost” or discarded objects from free bins, lost and founds, and other public places in Los Angeles. This time, we’d like to turn objects themselves into prompts for our issue submissions: objects as a catalyst for story, action, thought and fiction....
Boiling Bat Blood was this years' happening Halloween lit gathering and in case you missed it, here's a recap. In celebration of the dead, and with the help of our friends, we lit up the night with some chilling harvest-themed readings and music at Stories Books & Cafe in Echo Park.
As a prelude to our fourth issue, the staff at DUM DUM Zine got our hands on some boxes of "lost" books from The Last Bookstore Downtown and are giving them a chance to continue telling their story (and making new ones) at Grand Park's Little Libraries. Issue 4 submissions will open October 14th....
Michael O'Hara is a student in Creative Writing (poetry) at the University of Iowa, and a native of Davenport, Iowa. He loves.
James Bodden is a writer from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, whose short fiction has appeared in Cherry Bleeds, Zerozine and Literary Muse. He has worked as a crime beat reporter and hosted a paranormal radio show.
Summer's over, Dummies. And these 3 shows killed it. Check out the gallery below, featuring snaps from Echo Park Rising, Burger Records' end-of-the-summer extravaganza BURGER BASH featuring The Garden, Tashaki Miyaki, and Cherry Glazerr at the Warehouse in El Monte, and finally, Body/Head at The Echo.
J. Bradley is the author of Bodies Made of Smoke (HOUSEFIRE, 2012). He lives at iheartfailure.net.
GET WEIRD with theNewerYork this Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at The Lyric Hyperion Theater and Cafe Los Angeles. Carnival time is at 7:45pm, and the show starts at 9pm.
Autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR, is a fancy name for when you unwittingly get those pleasurable tingling sensations that run along your head, down your back and across your arms. Maybe you even feel it in your toes. You can’t explain what causes them—maybe it's the sound of someone’s voice, or the crescendo in...
It was 2:34 pm on Saturday, July 13th when I realized I was on the wrong side of Glendale Blvd. I stared at the crowd of hipsters gathering outside Lolipop Records' new storefront and recording studio in Echo Park and felt like I was about to compete in the Hipster Olympics.
The first short story we're publishing online from DUM DUM Issue No. 3, PUNKS & Scholars. Tune in every week for a new piece of flash fiction, essay or poetry!