Art Through Recoil

Blank canvas… unlimited potential or utterly terrifying in all the right ways. Or, perhaps it’s a resonant surge of both. It’s a quiet unsettling call for a challenge, one you either answer or you don’t.…

Fresno Film Festival

by Lisa Talley The multiplex. It’s been the staple for moviegoers to experience the magic of film. We’re blasted with blockbusters in the summer and gifted with dramas in the fall. In a way, mainstream…

Escape If You Can

by Lisa Talley The resounding and indescribable sound of a door slamming home while a lock clicks shut would have most people shuddering under an inundation of unpleasant thoughts. However, for some, it’s the sound…

Apocalypse Fresno

Central Valley becomes the playground for Anthony Puyo’s novel, The Compelled. By Lisa Talley Religious groups believed it to be a mass possession; something from a dark world we can’t see with our bare eyes,…

Raw Beauty of Zines

Zines are formally described as self-published booklets with a small circulation, offered to the public for free, or at least for very cheap, to read. But a better description would be something like, “ [Zines…