When I Knew I Sucked at Noir

“Maybe my character will catch her boyfriend and Loni Anderson in a suspicious embrace and go all batshit on both of them.” Carrie Gaffney tries dark and atmospheric. With a twist of ’80s TV.

Punchlist, Week of 3/24/14

“It did get me thinking about the art of simple subversion in everyday life, ways we challenge and surprise ourselves and those around us.” Carrie Gaffney offers some strategies.

Blasting Out Sunshine

Want to get up close and personal with Indy writer Bryan Furuness? Come see our Mythic Indy Reading this Friday night–and check our this piece by fellow Indy writer Carrie Gaffney.

January 26, 2014
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Irv Rats

“Cracking the door, the three men observed upwards of ten rats, awake but barely moving, gathered around the glasses of beer and completely oblivious to the humans who had entered the room.” A Mythic Indy story by Carrie Gaffney>

November 3, 2013
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Punchlist, Week of 11/4/13

“There are many other people whose Twitter insights make me happy or curious. But start with these five. You won’t be disappointed.” Carrie Gaffney introduces you to a handful of Twitter characters.

March 18, 2013
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Between Discipline and Chaos

“His honesty resonates. He illuminates a population, an underbelly of civilized society, without blinking, but also without contempt or sensationalizing.” Carrie Gaffney profiles author Frank Bill.

March 4, 2013
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Come Join the Donnybrook

“There’s no doubt that his prose should get attention and probably shouldn’t take a backseat to the content. But in the end, this book is about people who kick the shit out of each other.” Carrie Gaffney and Lou Perry discuss Frank Bill’s Donnybrook.

February 25, 2013
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Punchlist, Week of 2/17/14

“To summarize, my Seasonal Affective Disorder has kicked in like whoa, and I need to get into a more summery state of mind.” So Carrie Gaffney offers a list of her most memorable beach songs.

December 24, 2012
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The Year Of Jeff

“One day earlier, doctors had removed 65 percent of Jeff’s liver, an attempt to stem the spread of the cancer.” Carrie Gaffney spends New Year’s Eve with her brother.

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