Throwback Thursday | A DISTORTED Excerpt: “Bullman” by Anthony S. Buoni

Smiling, she lowered the phone.  He started telling her about his last game winning home run when her expression faded. She sighed. Theo tensed.  He didn’t want to blow his shot. “What’s wrong?” he asked, trying to keep his voice from wavering. She motioned with her eyes. “Your loser friends are gracing us with their…

Throwback Thursday | An UNDERWATER Excerpt: “Diluvium” by Anthony S. Buoni

“How deep is it?” “Here it’s about…seventeen—maybe twenty feet. As we get closer to Canal Street, that number decreases. New Orleans is…was shaped like a cereal bowel. The Vieux Carré was built on the high ground before the levee system, better protecting the French Quarter from floodwaters. Problem is the city is constantly sinking, even…

An IN THE AIR Excerpt: “Areomancy” by Anthony S. Buoni

It isn’t easy. Months have passed since I’ve last fed. I hate going so long between meals, but too much activity and the Circle of Sorrow will catch on to my presence. The last thing a hunter needs is to be hunted. Heartrate and breathing slow; the beast’s skin and bones reset. Each transformation leaves…

The Power of Woem by Anthony S. Buoni

Seeking knowledge and healing through intoxicants is nothing new. Shamans, thinkers, curious daydreamers—throughout history, traveling souls from every walk of life have taken both natural and chemical substances to induce hallucinations and peer beyond the veil due to the nagging suspicion that there is something more to reality than what meets the eye.  Meditation, drugs,…