Simulated Reality Theory argues that the universe is actually a simulation created by a computer with powers far beyond our comprehension. That means everything–including the interdimensional loose change that lives in every couch simultaneously–is actually a few imperceptible lines of code for us to blithely accept and complain about. A foundational argument for the possible … More Several Indisputable Claims and Why I Fear Chainsaws Simulated; by Justin Kanzler
A dead skunk is permitted to decompose on the side of a road until it dissolves like a putrid dandelion, yet I’m not allowed to sit on a public bench for more than a half-hour. … More Let Me Explain To You Why You Get No Extra-Credit; (a dispatch from your web-editor)
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, readers and writers, it’s that time again. Your Monday will no longer be that drab, soul-dampening harbinger of yet another tedious workweek that it has been all summer. For the next several months, Monday will mean EXCITEMENT. Monday will mean ARTISTIC EXPRESSION. Monday will mean NARROW CHIMNEY. We kick things off … More Narrow Chimney, 2016-2017 kickoff
The second installment of the Thin Air Summer Reading Series is here! Tomorrow (Saturday), be sure to amble on over to Uptown Pubhouse at 6:00pm to catch the action. Come a little early if you feel like feasting on Irish food and drink. I’ll be there, feasting. Come feast! Eric Dovigi
Full Circle Trade & Thrift is supporting The Literacy Center and Northern Arizona Book Festival this month with their “Stuff the Truck” event.Bring your gently used belongings from 11am – 2pm to the parking lot of the National Bank of Arizona, 211 N. Leroux, – Hint: it’s kitty corner from Uptown Pubhouse! – and Stuff! That! Truck! … More Stuff the Truck for the Literacy Center and Northern Arizona Book Festival
Thin Air is thrilled to kick off our community reading series this Saturday at Uptown Pubhouse with local authors John Quinonez and Eric Dovigi. Before they head off on their reading tour this summer, Eric and John are treating their hometown to this special sneak preview. The event runs one hour and starts promptly at … More Thin Air Reading Series Kick-Off!
By Christine Davis I remember being seventeen in Ms. Knudsen’s AP Environmental Science class. She was Canadian and had purple streaks in her hair, so everyone wanted to enroll. Each day we learned that the planet was doomed. G.K. Lamb’s dystopian, debut novel is about this inevitable doom as told through the first-person lens of … More G.K. Lamb at Bookmans Saturday
MartAnne’s Burrito Palace is donating 10% of its entire sales on Wednesday, February 17 to Thin Air Magazine’s AWP fundraiser. AWP, the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, is holding its 2016 conference and bookfair at the Los Angeles Convention Center, March 30 – April 2. According to the AWP web site, “The AWP Conference … More Eat at MartAnne’s; Donate to Thin Air!
James Jay and Jesse Sensibar welcome writers and lit lovers to Uptown Pubhouse every Monday night at 7pm for libations and literature. Don’t miss out on this welcoming, homegrown event! https://www.facebook.com/narrowchimney/ January 25 Elizabeth Hellstern & Jane Armstrong Feb 1 Bryan Asdel & Sandra Dihlmann Feb 8 Mathew Henry Hall & Jamison Crabtree Feb 22 … More Narrow Chimney Schedule Spring 2016
by Camille Sinaguinan When I told an officer of the Flagstaff Police Department last December that I was a writer, and that I was always looking for story, he suggested that I go on a ride along. I wasn’t sold on the idea at first–couldn’t you get shot at on ride alongs?–but when I mentioned … More “10-4” or “Things I Learned about Cops on my Civilian Ride Along”