The open secret of speculative fiction is that no matter how far into the future you place your story, you’re always talking about the present. Our society is future-oriented because we who live in it are obsessed with figuring out how to make “now” better. The future is … view
Hester L. Furey
Our greatest sins as a nation in the US have sprung from our desire for simple, ham-handed tales with which to manage the world. What has saved us is our variety, the multiplicity of margins, our collective failure to live in the same symbolic reality, our unpredictable … view
Hester L. Furey
“Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed”: Lavoisier’s Law, paraphrased from Elementary Treatise of Chemistry (1789) by Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier.
When I planned this issue of Eyedrum Periodically a year and a half ago, I had no idea what lay ahead. Since then the … view
Edward Austin Hall
Disgust is a privilege. Ask anyone whose typical response to the question “What’s for dinner?” is a blank look.
Coming from Latin by way of a French term, desguiser, meaning to lose one’s appetite, disgust is a word that embodies the synesthetic nature of language. Although its … view
This was the call for submissions for Eyedrum Periodically 6:
Inverse, converse, diverse, obverse, perverse and reverse—Lou Reed
Issue Backwards the is Periodically Eyedrum 2014 October The/The October 2014 Eyedrum Periodically is the Backwards Issue. Thinking backwards begs the question: which way is forward? The future of clean … view
Dear Eyedrum Periodically Readers,
Thank you for returning to the magazine’s website to explore Issue 10, Lyric. If this is your first time here, welcome!
The artists who have contributed their work for this publication explore the theme, Lyric, in ways that are transformative, encouraging us to think about language … view