TIME TO GET RADICAL by Thomas Pierce
from print issue 5
 
Time to think about it that night as I fall asleep—and the next night, too.
 
 
TWO VERY SHORT STORIES by Osama Alomar
from print issue 6
 
Because the role demanded it, the actor, after much hesitation, made himself cross-eyed.
 
 
THREE CARTOONS by Carolita Johnson, Michael Crawford, and Drew Dernavich
from print issue 6
 
A selection of cartoons from "the New Giganticer."
 
 
LAUGH UNTIL IT HURTS: AN INTERVIEW WITH J. ROBERT LENNON by Adalena Kavanagh
from print issue 6
 
"A suddenly crying man behind a microphone is otherwise terrifying."
 
 
DON’T QUOTE ME ON THIS by Erin Somers
from print issue 6
 
Winner of the Penny-a-Word Contest, selected by Adam Wilson.
 
 
SOMETIMES IN REALITY YOU KICK THE FOOTBALL: A CONVERSATION WITH GABRIELLE BELL by James Yeh
from print issue 6
 
"They brought over bagels, herring—all this nice food—juice, coffee. And I was so mad at them."
 
 
A Big, Big Reading at Lit Crawl Austin
10/25/14
 
Featuring readings from writers Porochista Khakpour, Kelly Luce, Meghan McCarron, Jess Sauer, and Justin Taylor.
 
 
Gigantic Ha-Ha Launch Party at Be Electric Studios in Brooklyn
10/18/14
 
Featuring readings by Amelia Gray, James Hannaham, and Erin Somers, plus cheap drinks and dancing.
 
 
Penny-a-Word Contest Results
9/19/14
 
Congrats to Erin Somers of Brooklyn, New York!
 
 
Gigantic Ha-Ha Orders Are Now Available
7/15/14
 
Featuring new or newly untranslated fiction by Franz Kafka, Jincy Willett, Amelia Gray, and James Hannaham, a cartoon by Roz Chast, and much more.
 
 
THESE STORIES ARE ALL OURS: A Conversation about Fairy Tales Between Porochista Khakpour and John Dermot Woods
7/2/14
 
KHAKPOUR: That fairy tale has become synonymous with happy ending is part of the problem.
 
 
THE NEW BIRTHS by Matt Bell
7/2/14
 
Because the older was born with a mouth full of teeth, the younger was birthed made of wood, so that the older might have something to destroy.
 
 
MAN IN CONTROL by Rebecca Evanhoe
7/2/14
 
They counted down to the record: “Three-fifteen!” “Three-eighteen!” “Three-twenty-two!”
 
 
THE SILENT DANCE OF COURTLY SOCIETY by Paul Scheerbart
7/2/14
 
Suddenly the prince decided he wanted to become—a painter.
 
 
THE LIST INEXHAUSTIBLE by Yelena Akhtiorskaya
7/2/14
 
Was there a worse combination of traits?
 
 
THE SURFACE by Iris Moulton
7/2/14
 
What the mermaid saw was this: two lumps haloed by the world.
 
 
FRANK USES MNEMONICS by Rhoads Stevens
7/2/14
 
I shoved him onto the mound of snow with the pale dog shit.
 
 
WHITE KNIGHT BALLROOM—C by Daniel Rolf
7/2/14
 
It was always nice not to be certain things and it is still.
 
 
STAGES by Agatha French
7/2/14
 
One woman wears a real hat, which is really too much, I think.
 
 
HAMBURGER, SUCCULENT, GRAPES, KETCHUP: AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDRÉ ACIMAN by Iris Moulton
7/2/14
 
ACIMAN: If it doesn’t ring of classicism, I’m not interested.
 
 
Submissions Call for Gigantic Ha-Ha and the Penny-a-Word Contest
5/26/14
 
Deadline: July 15, 2014.
 
 
A Big Little Reading: Gigantic Turns Five
5/17/14
 
 
 
Submissions Readers Wanted
4/17/14
 
 
 
GIGANTIC WINTER 2014
1/21/2014
 
 
 
THE MOST HUMAN WRITER: AN INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN CHRISTIAN by Ben Blum
from print issue 5
 
CHRISTIAN: A lot of what I feel is sacred about art is having something to say. I think that craftsmanship is extremely important—like everyone else, I prefer to read well-written things to poorly written things, but I would rather read a poorly written thing said out of great urgency than empty craft.
 
 
MY AQUARIUM and RAPA NUI by Jean Ferry
1/21/2014
 
Since I had been thinking about it for thirty years, you would think I'd worked out my schedule in advance.
 
 
CONFECTIONS by Aleah Sterman Goldin
1/21/2014
 
“Would you like to buy this child for some sweets or candied nuts?”
 
 
FORM by André Babyn
1/21/2014
 
Something moves out there, over the hill where I can’t see.
 
 
DEAR UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF RISK MANAGEMENT (I and II) by Noel Sloboda
1/21/2014
 
Nonetheless, his name raises concerns.
 
 
WHERE SISTERS COME FROM by Anya Groner
1/21/2014
 
I laugh at these men and whisper, “As if.”
 
 
HALLOWEEN by Bob Carlton
1/21/2014
 
I like to think that I may have inherited the most desirable qualities of both.
 
 
MOLE IN SWIMMING POOL by Joe Mungo Reed
1/21/2014
 
Is webbed for earth, wonders Mole, or is webbed for water?
 
 
Gigantic Holiday Sale!
12/9/13
 
Big, big deals on totes, issues, and subscriptions.
 
 
MINI-MONSTER ISSUE guest-edited by Adrian Van Young
10/23/2013
 
 
 
A VAMPIRE IS A FLEXIBLE METAPHOR: AN INTERVIEW WITH KELLY LINK by Meghan McCarron
10/23/2013
 
Kelly Link on The Vampire Diaries, fan fiction, and getting into trouble.
 
 
THE CHILD by Laura van den Berg
10/23/2013
 
Soon the river will be frozen. What then?
 
 
HAROLD by Selena Anderson
10/23/2013
 
It was terrible not to find things, but it was terrible to find them too.
 
 
THE MOUTH by Michael Jeffrey Lee
10/23/2013
 
I'll give you a hint: it floats when it bloats.
 
 
NACHTMARE by Kim Winternheimer
10/23/2013
 
Nachtmare was our plaything, a perfect labyrinth of hideouts and dark corners in which to enjoy our childhood.
 
 
WILLETT FAMILY DEATHBED RENTAL by Annie Hartnett
10/23/2013
 
A wax figure tells us nothing about what it really is to die.
 
 
PEACEABLE KINGDOM by Chandler Klang Smith
10/23/2013
 
It's amazing what doesn't stay buried.
 
 
A PREMONITION by Bennett Sims
10/23/2013
 
None had eyes, only dark holes, ovals cut out of the latex: these were where my own eyes would peer out from the mask.
 
 
BIG CANDLES by Melissa Broder
10/23/2013
 
Every time you touch the vials the sun comes out.
 
 
A TRIPTYCH by Jess Sauer
10/23/2012
 
She says choose: monster or martyr.
 
 
Upcoming Live Appearances in SF and NYC
10/17/13
 
Please join us in celebrating the release of Gigantic Talk on October 22, at the Booksmith in San Francisco, and on November 2, at the Silent Barn in Brooklyn.
 
 
GIGANTIC TALK Is Here!
9/7/13
 
Our fifth and latest print issue, including new work from Gary Indiana, Lydia Davis, David Ohle, Marie-Helene Bertino, Thomas Pierce, Mitchell S. Jackson, and Sparrow; an interview with Brian Christian; a special, perhaps unprecedented Gigantic Phone feature, and more! Just $10 (including shipping).
 
 
THE STORY BECOMES ABOUT SEEING: AN INTERVIEW WITH LYDIA DAVIS by James Yeh
from print issue 4
 
LYDIA DAVIS: Advice—well, nothing surprising. To observe the world carefully, to write a lot and often, on a schedule if necessary, to use the dictionary a lot, to look up word origins, to analyze closely the work of writers you admire, to read not only contemporaries but writers of the past, to learn at least one foreign language, to live an interesting life outside of writing.
 
 
Submissions Call for Issue 5, GIGANTIC TALK
5/13/13
 
Dialogues, monologues, rants, rejoinders, queries, quarrels, and qualms. Deadline: July 1, 2013.
 
 
Gigantic Summer Internships
5/7/13
 
 
 
Gigantic International Reading at PEN World Voices Festival
5/3/13
 
 
 
GIGANTIC SPRING 2013 ONLINE ISSUE
4/8/13
 
 
 
WHITEOUT by Amanda Montei
4/8/13
 
The stuff that doesn’t count as stuff they throw onto the street.
 
 
4-H by Hugh Behm-Steinberg
4/8/13
 
That’s a fine blue-ribboned nun you got there, they’ll all say.
 
 
CLAUSTROPHOBIA by José Vadi
4/8/13
 
Even as a once a week paid instructor, entering and leaving hell should never feel that cool.
 
 
THREE SINGLE PANEL COMICS by Kevin Hyde
4/8/13
 
I hunted and then skinned these lemons with my bare hands, the kid says.
 
 
PESTS by Sadye Teiser
4/8/13
 
There was a man who would come in everyday, dressed in all white, and ask us to get a room with him.
 
 
A BLOND-HAIRED BABY by Rachel Levy
4/8/13
 
I told him Diki-Diki is a better name.
 
 
DISCUSSIONS by Michael McGrath
4/8/13
 
“I’ve never seen it anywhere else and I’ve never forgotten it,” said George.
 
 
JUDGMENT by Melissa Broder
4/8/13
 
When the shaman comes to town I try to hump the shaman
 
 
BATTLE RATTLE by Christie Ann Reynolds
4/8/13
 
There is no such thing as revenge. / I think there’s a such thing as getting even, / but that is never what I meant.
 
 
A Note from the Art Editor and Artist Bios
4/8/13
 
 
 
GIGANTIC #4: GIGANTIC EVERYTHING PREVIEW
2/1/13
 
A preview of the prose, poetry, art, and dialogues in Gigantic #4: Gigantic Everything.
 
 
DIDN’T THEY NOTICE THE GARBAGE BAGS?: A SHORT INTERVIEW WITH JULIE HECHT by James Yeh
from print issue 4
 
JULIE HECHT: In fact, this is making me sick to think about it. I don't think I should try to remember it at this time.
 
 
GOD THE MIDGET by Etgar Keret
from print issue 4
 
Even the smartass guests who kept saying things like "Big deal, I can do that too," or "I once saw an Armenian in Vegas who could run rings around Him" had to admit that He was something special.
 
 
GIGANTIC EVERYTHING ONE-LINE PROSE AND SEIZURE STATE PREVIEW
2/1/13
 
One random line from every author in the issue.
 
 
GIGANTIC EVERYTHING ONE-LINE DIALOGUES PREVIEW
2/1/13
 
One random line from every dialogue in the issue.
 
 
Gigantic #4: Gigantic Everything
2012
 
Info and contributors for Gigantic Issue Four: Gigantic Everything.
 
 
Gigantic #3: Gigantic Indoors
2011
 
Info and contributors for Gigantic Issue Three: Gigantic Indoors.
 
 
Gigantic #2: Gigantic America
2010
 
Info and contributors for Gigantic Issue Two: Gigantic America.
 
 
Gigantic #1
2009
 
Info and contributors for Gigantic Issue One.
 
 
EXERCISES IN STYLE: NOTHING by Ben Marcus
1/7/2013
 
Into nowhere came nothing, least of all a bus.
 
 
EXERCISES IN STYLE: SCIENCE FICTION by Raymond Queneau
1/7/2013
 
A light-year later, I see him again – the Martian – doing some astro-helicoptering over near Sirius.
 
 
GIGANTIC EVERYTHING is (almost) here!
12/05/12
 
Our newest print issue is (almost) here!
 
 
Gigantic Pushcart Nominations
11/30/12
 
Congrats and thanks to Tony Duvert, Henry Hoke, Paul Legault, Iris Moulton, Michael Kimball, and Marguerite W. Sullivan!
 
 
GIGANTIC WORK ONLINE ISSUE
11/18/12
 
See our November online issue.
 
 
BUT WE DON’T DO IT FOR THE MONEY, DO WE?: AN INTERVIEW WITH KARL TARO GREENFELD by Drew Nellins
11/18/12
 
GIGANTIC: I'm starting to think I should be getting paid for doing this interview.

KARL: No, you're wrong. I should be getting paid for this. Because I am writing my answers instead of speaking them!

 
 
NOMINATION by Anthony Tognazzini
11/18/12
 
Through you I have trumped the urge to find fault, to qualify and cast doubt. You have, in short, defeated critique.
 
 
TO MAKE A FILM BASED ON THE INCIDENT by Nalini Abhiraman
11/18/12
 
Eight men and two women could support the theory of a small avalanche, or "a compelling unknown force."
 
 
US OTHER KIDS by Jesse Eagle
11/18/12
 
We let the other kids make calls on our cell phones, calls to disconnected lines.
 
 
TRAINING AND CONDITIONING by K. Abigail Walthausen
11/18/12
 
The drugs he gave to the Lady Lock-Keepers were not drugs, only vitamins, but the confusion was always that they were snorted.
 
 
CONTRACT FOR A SMALL DISH OF SEEDS by Rich Ives
11/18/12
 
Although the government does not approve of a man who is begging in the street, his research might be used for subtle improvements in the enduring strains of the increasingly numerous transient flowers which now line our walkways and boulevards.
 
 
FORTIES FLICK 2 by Paul Legault
11/18/12
 
What was the big deal anyway?/ His disguise was the black hole from which he emerged:/ Volcanic, somewhat trivial, plagued by vision.
 
 
from BARREN WILDERNESS by Amy Lawless
11/18/12
 
when the monsoon comes/ a black buck jumps like a flea on a hound/ pups engage in light oral play
 
 
MY BROTHER THE ASTRONAUT by Daniel Bailey
11/18/12
 
you are a still-living flounder growing old in my mind's film
 
 
Art by Sherri Hay
11/18/2012
 
art for GIGANTIC WORK ONLINE ISSUE
 
 
Gigantic Everything Launch Party at Public Assembly
12/15/12
 
Featuring readings by Michael Kimball, Kimberly King Parsons, and Robert Lopez; performances by Jonas Reinhardt and Lingerie; and more.
 
 
WRITERS READING OTHER WRITERS (presented by Gigantic and The Believer)
9/15/12
 
Gigantic and The Believer present Writers Reading Other Writers, a night of literary bridges, featuring original and "cover" readings. A part of Lit Crawl NYC 2012.
 
 
Art by Greg Allen-Müller
7/6/12
 
art for GIGANTIC HEAT ONLINE ISSUE
 
 
GIGANTIC HEAT ONLINE ISSUE
7/6/12
 
 
 
GIGANTIC CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
7/6/12
 
A call for submissions for Gigantic print issue #4: Gigantic Everything
 
 
MASS KILLERS HAVE THE SAME MOTTO, DON’T THEY?: AN INTERVIEW WITH GORDON LISH by Chloé Cooper Jones
from print issue 3
 
GORDON LISH: The question is dumb because…are you recording me?

GIGANTIC: Yes.
 
 
ANYTIME, SWEET by Robert Lopez
7/6/12
 
No one saw what we were doing and I’m sure no one would’ve minded, no one would’ve tried to help.
 
 
WHAT HAPPENED TO ME IN NEW YORK by May Marcel
7/6/12
 
Everyone in the office was Finnish, or what I thought to be Finnish.
 
 
BODY AND SOUL by Marguerite W. Sullivan
7/6/12
 
Don't generalize, people tell you, but how are you going to see what's coming without a few basic visual clues?
 
 
THE POLISH DOPPELGANGER by Greg Kellerman
7/6/12
 
He was drunk though, and the punch was more of an open-palmed high-five to the temple.
 
 
PLEASE HANDLE YOUR CHILDREN by Leigh Stein
7/6/12
 
Let us send ghosts/ to act out our, how do you say, erotic dance?
 
 
GAY GUY by Ben Fama
7/6/12
 
I've got big oil in my inbox
 
 
NO RESULT IS SO FALSE BUT THAT IT CAN BE MADE TO APPEAR VALID by Emily Kendal Frey
7/6/12
 
door opening/ into another door and/ a telescope beyond that.
 
 
BLVD by Andrew Durbin
7/6/12
 
like "I was a boy, not a surrealist"
 
 
GIGANTIC BODIES ONLINE ISSUE
10/20/11
 
 
 
AN EXQUISITE CORPSE by Dan Bevacqua, Anelise Chen, Mitchell S. Jackson, and Lynne Tillman
10/20/11
 
Each participating writer had 24 hours to write a story in 700 words or less, the last sentence of which was passed to the next writer as a prompt.
 
 
LOOPING DEBILITY CRISIS: a conversation between Gary Lutz, Mary Caponegro, and Tim Horvath
10/20/11
 
This conversation took place on July 14, 2011, at Soda Bar in Brooklyn, New York, as part of The Soda Series, a bi-monthly conversation between writers, hosted by writers Greg Gerke and John Dermot Woods.
 
 
FABLE by Lena Bertone
10/20/11
 
Every one of them had a horse face!
 
 
BUCKETS by Brian Kubarycz
10/20/11
 
We tried to step through them without working further wounds, step over wet piles washed or crawled into handdrifts, fingers still reaching, after what it was not clear.
 
 
SHEET MUSIC by Matt Dennison
10/20/11
 
All Rights Reserved
 
 
THE SMALLEST WOMAN by Daniel Borzutzky
10/20/11
 
My love, I am sorry. I did not think of you at this moment for all I could think of was my body.
 
 
ARMOUR BRAND DESICCATED THYROID BOTTLE (C. 1900) by James McGirk
10/20/11
 
Simple packaging belies the potency of its contents and the violence of its extraction.
 
 
GIGANTIC EXQUISITE CORPSE: Four Days, Four Writers, Four New Works 9/10/11
9/10/11
 
 
 
GIGANTIC INDOORS PREVIEW
5/11/11
 
A preview of the fantastic prose, poetry, art, and dialogues in Gigantic #3: Gigantic Indoors. Plus information on our May 20th launch party.
 
 
GIGANTIC INDOORS ONE-LINE PROSE PREVIEW
5/11/11
 
One random line from every author in the issue.
 
 
GIGANTIC INDOORS DIALOGUES PREVIEW
5/11/11
 
One question and one answer from the dialogues in the issue.
 
 
GIGANTIC INDOORS LAUNCH PARTY AT 285 KENT 5/20/11
5/11/11
 
Come out to the Gigantic Indoors launch party on May 20th in NYC!
 
 
GIGANTIC INDOORS ONE-LINE ART PREVIEW
5/11/11
 
One line of image from each of the artists in the issue
 
 
Gigantic in Wigleaf's Top 50 Very Short Fictions of 2011!
5/9/11
 
Congrats to Saša Stanišic!
 
 
GIGANTIC EDITORS MICROREADING: ON BEHALF OF ISSUE #3: GIGANTIC INDOORS 5/7/11
 
 
 
Lauren Spohrer to Represent Gigantic in Piethos Competition in Brooklyn 3/18/11
 
 
 
EATINGS AND READINGS: A Gigantic Taco Happening and Short Prose Party 12/10/10
 
 
 
READING DIXIE: AN INTERVIEW WITH AMY HEMPEL by Nathan C. Martin
8/23/10
 
"I'm sickened, furious, and anguished."
 
 
UNTIL I FIND IT (Fourth Installment) by Leni Zumas and Luca Dipierro
8/23/10
 
Her visitor is the Earth's smallest man.
 
 
GAME SHOW by Ashley Farmer
8/23/10
 
I guessed the correct prices for batteries, surgeries, expressionless art collections.
 
 
BEFORE THE HITCHCOCK RESIDENCE (LOS ANGELES, CA) by John Dermot Woods
8/23/10
 
They would each watch the other’s complete oeuvre and then meet over crabs and canned beer to discuss their films at length.
 
 
SWEET HOME NEW YORK: A READING WITH GIGANTIC AND OPEN CITY 9/11/10
8/23/10
 
Subways, taxis, tall buildings, people on sidewalks, in trains, in cars, in cabs, on bikes, on stoops, in the street, the noise, energy, inspiration, and aggravation. What more could be said about New York? Lots.
 
 
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Gigantic Indoors print issue #3
06/14/10
 
Mudrooms, living rooms, interior decorators, people trapped in small boxes, animals let loose in large auditoriums, the insides of buildings, the insides of brains and souls, blueprints, agoraphobia, cuckoo clocks, and any and all other indoor situations both real and imagined are humbly requested.
 
 
UNTIL I FIND IT (Third Installment) by Leni Zumas and Luca Dipierro
06/14/10
 
The skies black with birds' mouths.
 
 
ARRIVAL OF THE BEES by Jen Gann
06/14/10
 
Sometimes we would sprinkle dirt atop it and hum a little song, maybe to bless it, maybe to distract ourselves.
 
 
RATHER THAN THESE by Callista Buchen
06/14/10
 
Rather than a baseball or a wallet, a fist going through drywall...
 
 
CALL ME TENDER by Brooks Sterritt
06/14/10
 
But this was different—it was like wrestling a man, only stronger and more flexible.
 
 
GIBBY HAYNES VS. JOE WENDEROTH: A TALK
05/09/10
 
Clown comes undressed! Clown is terror. Clown is complete and cannot be altered. Clown is indivisible.
 
 
UNTIL I FIND IT (Second Installment) by Leni Zumas and Luca Dipierro
05/09/10
 
I said, Bird who took these heads?
 
 
BLACKBIRD by Erik Morsink
05/09/10
 
They saw crows, doves, a little bird with a yellow tee-shirt...
 
 
JESSE by M. Callen
05/09/10
 
Jesse making crow calls, balanced atop a tent spike. Jesse lying on the roof of the chicken coop, his arm hanging through the skylight.
 
 
THE OCEAN ON TELEVISION by Mike Young
05/09/10
 
These days, screens show just live feeds of shoreline. You like the Pacific mostly, the Arctic when you're drunk.
 
 
GIGANTIC ONLINE APRIL 2010
04/01/10
 
Sam Lipsyte interviewed, a new illustrated book series from Leni Zumas and Luca Dipierro, and five more American biographies.
 
 
BRING IT UP TO A NICE LEVEL: SAM LIPSYTE INTERVIEWED by Lincoln Michel
Print Issue 2
 
I've found that the only time that it's ever really worked, come back in an interesting way in fiction, is when I've forgotten.
 
 
UNTIL I FIND IT (First Installment) by Leni Zumas and Luca Dipierro
04/01/10
 
We were "matrimonially distributed" by Ursuline nuns among the hungry men of the new world.
 
 
AMERICAN BIOGRAPHIES, ILLUSTRATED by John Dermot Woods
04/01/10
 
Five full elegant illustrations of the American biographies.
 
 
ENOLA GAY by John Minichillo
04/01/10
 
In 1976 he piloted a restored B-29 in a Texas air show in a re-enactment that included a fake mushroom cloud.
 
 
FRAN ALEXANDER by Lauren Spohrer
04/01/10
 
Who among us has not lain in bed, drunk, listening to rap?
 
 
JAMES BALDWIN by Claudette Bakhtiar
04/01/10
 
This he will do from then on in any group, except when it is better to run, which, over time, begins to feel more natural.
 
 
POOR RICHARD NIXON’S ALMANACK by Dan Moreau
04/01/10
 
Woodward & Bernstein is not a law firm.
 
 
THOMAS JEFFERSON by Franklin Winslow
04/01/10
 
The missing in question varies depending on the certificate referenced.
 
 
GIGANTIC ISSUE 2 AND LAUNCH PARTY
02/24/10
 
All the latest info on the new Gigantic and our Feb. 27th launch party.
 
 
GIGANTIC AMERICA ONE-SENTENCE PROSE PREVIEW
02/24/10
 
One random sentence taken from each of our stories in Gigantic issue 2.
 
 
A GIGANTIC ANNOUNCEMENT and a call for submissions
01/27/10
 
In anticipation of Gigantic #2, the America issue, Uncle Gigantic wants YOU! to send us your biographies of famous Americans.
 
 
LET'S GO SLEEP JAPAN SOON by Saša Stanišić
01/27/10
 
In Oxford, Mississippi, we slept in Faulkner's spacious garden and—believe me or not—on that day in Faulkner's garden, I forgot what the deal was with our sleeping.
 
 
THE MAN WITH TWO HEADS by Saša Stanišić
01/27/10
 
Where are the beer crates? asks the left head, / the right head takes a look around. / The man's math skills are above average, / he whispers numbers in a way I would write songs for you
 
 
THE RED WAGON by Brian Hurley
01/27/10
 
Before taking it out someone had to sweep a hand along its inner rail to pull apart any spiderwebs.
 
 
LITTLE BIG CREMASTER by Paul Willerton
01/27/10
 
Gigantic is excited to present an exclusive preview of Paul Willerton's Little Big Cremaster 3 as well as the full Little Big Cremaster 2. Both videos are part of a series of works based on Matthew Barney's celebrated Cremaster Cycle.
 
 
Gigantic Mini-Monster Issue
10/30/09
 
BLOOD APPEARS BLACK IN THE MOONLIGHT: Brian Evenson on the Imperatives of the Modern Horror Film by Adrian Van Young

SKINWALKERS PAIN a video by Michael Nason and Brian Wilmont

NOTHING HAS CHANGED ABOUT ME by Carmen Lau

ONE DAY ALL YOUR TEETH WILL BE MINE by Sasha Fletcher

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO ME? a video by Max Juren and Jill Pangallo

 
 
BLOOD APPEARS BLACK IN THE MOONLIGHT: Brian Evenson on the Imperatives of the Modern Horror Film by Adrian Van Young
10/30/09
 
Right. It's like watching Cube. How many times can you watch Cube?
 
 
SKINWALKERS PAIN a video by Michael Nason and Brian Wilmont
10/30/09
 
Legendary beasts dwell in the ancient hills and valleys of New Mexico.
 
 
NOTHING HAS CHANGED ABOUT ME by Carmen Lau
10/30/09
 
I’ve jammed bricks into the mouths of regular corpses. There’s no telling about anything.
 
 
ONE DAY ALL YOUR TEETH WILL BE MINE by Sasha Fletcher
10/30/09
 
I will bury you up to your neck she said. I said But where. She said The Bathtub.
 
 
WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO ME? a video by Max Juren and Jill Pangallo
10/30/09
 
A remake of the pinnacle scene from the 1983 vampire flick The Hunger.
 
 
ON MEAT OVER MEAT: DINNER WITH GARY SHTEYNGART by James Yeh
from print issue 1
 
Old meat. The Saul Bellow of meats. I don’t know. Sometimes I look at some of these writers, pictures of older writers, I just see all the meat that’s gone into them. Mordecai Richler, case in point. The man looked like a meat at the end of his life. I mean, you know, just put him on a grill and he’s served.
 
 
TALKING ABOUT THINKING: A FAIRLY LONG INTERVIEW WITH CLANCY MARTIN by Lincoln Michel
9/21/09
 
I think if you are a writer and you want to immediately grab hold of your reader’s repressed consciousness, of her or his own terror and despair of suffering and the meaninglessness of life and the consciousness of their own failure and the inevitability of death, all you have to do: Yellow. Just bring in yellow and you’ve got it just like that.
 
 
THE SOFT DESTRUCTION OF A SINGLE ENTITY OVER A PERIOD OF TIME ONE MIGHT CALL, AGING by Michael James Martin
9/21/09
 
She called me horrible. I knew I was. I knew she was, also, but her saying it and me not, it didn’t seem like she was all that horrible. I had a hammer in my hand.
 
 
CLEARING (UXO) by Thomas Doyle
9/14/09
 
a sculpture in miniature from his Reclamations series.
 
 
FORECAST 42: CHAPTER 18 by Shya Scanlon
9/14/09
 
Chapter 18 of Shya Scanlon's web-serialized novel.
 
 
WASP BUZZING AND WATER SHEDDING, JIMMY GROWING WET by J.A. Tyler
9/14/09
 
On their porch, where Jimmy and his dad they sometimes sit and watch the sun go down, watch the night come on, there are pockets of open space like shallow pools, and Jimmy, sometimes it is his job to get out the hose and put his thumb on the end and force the wasps' nests from those places.
 
 
THREE STORIES by Shane Jones
from print issue 1
 
Pants McDonovan always tried on every pair of pants in my store. He was looking for the perfect pair, but his waist was too big and his legs too short. Also, we lived in a village of giants.
 
 
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