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“Carrion Birds Wheeling Overhead”: New E-Verse Drink for the Summer: Introducing, the Black Sabbath

By On July 5, 2014

On my recent trek through Scotland I found myself seated in the back room of a small pub in the northeastern village of Huntly, in Aberdeenshire. I learned of the latest drink… Read More


Ernest Hilbert at Large

By On May 28, 2014

My publisher has always been attentive to developments, such as they are, in my writing career, such as it is, and kindly shares that information publicly in a most professional manner. Here… Read More


“I Don’t Know Why They Call this Stuff Hamburger Helper. It Does Just Fine by Itself, Huh?”: Everyone (in the US) Have a Great Fourth of July Weekend, from All of Us at E-Verse!

By On July 4, 2013

And don't blow your fingers off with fireworks!… Read More


Ghost of Christmas Past: E-Verse’s Classic Christmas Episode

By On December 15, 2011

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E-Verser Cynthia Wants You to Help Save Some Words

By On September 19, 2011

Save the words!… Read More


Robotic Band Performs “Beautiful People” by Marilyn Manson

By On July 21, 2011

One man robot band!… Read More


Well, It’s a Start: The E-Verse Free Book Program Begins Small

By On July 6, 2011

After much planning, the first books in the E-Verse Free Book Program have landed on the shelf at Ants Pants cafe. These meager offerings will grow in time, and the peculiar range… Read More


Like Kitty Porn? Then Try Cute Overload!

By On June 25, 2011

Ridiculous, we know, but if you have some time to spare, Cute Overload is a website devoted to images that press the "awwwwww" button in us all.… Read More


“No, that’s a bear in a, in a bee costume!”: How about Some Animals Dressed as Other Animals

By On June 22, 2011

Sooner or later, every possible topic or hobby will have its own website. Here's proof. It's a site dedicated to images of animals . . . dressed up as other animals. … Read More


Juggalos, Techno Viking, and Poets Ranked by Beard Size: That’s Right, E-Verse Video is Back!

By On May 12, 2011

It's been a little over a year since Paul and I have had a spare moment to sit down and put together an episode of E-Verse Radio, but we're back! Check it… Read More


Kraken Spiced Black Rum

By On April 29, 2011

We received no money for running this commercial, though we'd not mind being paid in rum. We've had a lot of nice summer nights drinking it neat. We also like giant octopuses… Read More


“Most respondents stated that attitudes towards sex changed after the Vietnam and Woodstock wars”: Introducing “Shit My Students Write”

By On April 28, 2011

"Rome went on to conquer other territories and planets."… Read More


Thinking of Having Your Portrait Painted? Check out Gwenn Liberty Seemel

By On April 23, 2011

“Although her portraits might be of other people, stare at them long enough and you’ll find they have an interesting way of becoming as much about . . . her own hunger… Read More


2011 Tollund Poetry Translation Contest Winners

By On March 15, 2011

In collaboration with the popular literary blog E-Verse Radio, Tollund Inc., an international legal translation firm, is happy to announce the winners of the second annual Tollund Poetry Translation Prize.… Read More


“Slip Sliding Away”: The Future of Continents

By On March 10, 2011

We all know that plate tectonics cause the world's continents to move very slowly and reshape themselves. What was once a single mega-continent, Pangea, has since broken into the seven continents we… Read More


E-Verse Nets 36,000 Readers in February!

By On March 9, 2011

We're getting there! The goal is 50,000 readers by year's end. Please share E-Verse with friends, family, and enemies. … Read More


OK, so Narnia is East of Oz?: Dan Meth’s Fantasy Map

By On February 28, 2011

So, leave the Shire, go straight past Mordor, then turn right at Whoville. That will put you smack in the middle of Terabithia. Right? Ok, so keep south and you'll eventually hit… Read More


“If Resumes Included Stuff We Were Actually Proud Of”

By On February 26, 2011

Thanks to for this one.… Read More


“No small perversion of language is needed to spin heroism out of an evening spent in a chair”: B.R. Myers Skewers Foodies and their Books

By On February 24, 2011

Steingarten tells of watching four people hold down a struggling, groaning pig for a full 20 minutes as it bled to death for his dinner. He calls the animal “a filthy beast… Read More


E-Verser Designer Jennifer Unveils her New Website: jenAWESOME!

By On February 22, 2011

Head over to Jennifer's new website to see her professional portfolio of corporate and fine art designs. Forward to anyone currently in the market for an excellent graphic designer who happens to… Read More


“Mendozaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”: Unveiled for the First Time, the Complete “Hidden” McBain Movie from The Simpsons

By On February 9, 2011

Thanks to Cory Doctorow for posting this at BoingBoing. Thanks also to my brother for bringing it to my attention. … Read More


“What a beautiful Pussy you are!”: Poetry Tattoo!

By On February 7, 2011

E-Verser Penny sent in an image of her new tattoo, inspired by Edward Lear's famous and much-loved poem "Owl and the Pussycat."… Read More


“‘Official’ Art Was Dull and Desiccated and that the Real Vibrancy was with the Subversive Trash of Popular Culture”: Neal Gabler on the Enduring Divide Between the Critics and the Public

By On February 1, 2011

Kael's was a time in America, some 40 years ago, when the balance of power was shifting from the elites to the populists–a last-ditch fight that turned criticism into a blood sport… Read More


This Ain’t Yer Grandma’s Knitting: Yarn Bombing!

By On January 31, 2011

E-Verser Cynthia introduces us to the world of Yarn Bombing. … Read More


“FREE BOOK!”: New Signs for E-Verse’s Free Books in the Cafe Program

By On January 14, 2011

E-Verse designer Jennifer displays the newly-minted signs for E-Verse's soon-to-be-launched free books program at Ants Pants Cafe. Stay tuned for more information as the program gets underway.… Read More


“I.E. Preppy, Punk, Nerd, Jock”: Casting Call Poster for Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Video

By On January 14, 2011

A terrible wave of nostalgia washes over me when I see this poster. Of course, at the time, I would have ignored it even if it were pressed upon me with the… Read More


Happy New Year to Everyone from E-Verse!

By On December 31, 2010

Here's to a healthy and happy 2011!!!… Read More


A Very Happy Holiday: E-Verse Breaks 30,000 Unique Readers for the Month

By On December 23, 2010

And it shows no signs of stopping. Thanks for reading, everyone. You know who you are: you're stars! Have a fun and safe and happy holiday season. … Read More


Merry Christmas, Everyone

By On December 23, 2010

I'll bet this family is going to have a very merry Christmas. … Read More


Cruising for a Bruising? How about Angling for a Strangling? Or Aiming for a Laming? Ben Downing Sets Out to See How Many Ways We Can Say It

By On December 14, 2010

Ben Downing writes: Christopher Hitchens mentions in Hitch-22 that he and his friends once amused themselves by coming up with synonyms for "cruising for a bruising" (the four he names are "angling… Read More