An interesting thing about online literary magazines is that there’s no significant difference between a link to a certain short story or poem in the table of contents and a link from Twitter, or a blog, or the author’s home page—you click the link, you go there. I’ve always thought it would be cool to “edit” a “journal” from all the other journals. I envisioned giving my “journal” a distinctive color scheme, a signature font, etc.
Well, I never got around to doing all that. But I did collect a number of pieces I quite admired. So in the spirit of sharing, and pursuing goals no matter how half-assedly, I give you The Occasional Review, Volume I, Issue 1.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
“A Good Deuce” by Jodi Angel
“2 Good 2 Be 4Gotten: An Oral History of Freaks and Geeks” by Robert Lloyd
“How to Hack Chipotle” by William Hudson
“Book Shopping with the Best-Read Man in America” by John Lingan
“The Forgotten Actress as Isadora Duncan in Russia” by Bridget Lowe
“Confessions of a New Coffee Drinker” by John Friedman
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