DAZED & CONFUSED SHORT STORY COMPETITION

Just over two months ago we launched a competition to find the best, undiscovered writing talent. We called it ‘Feed Your Head’.

Inspired by Bjork’s Possibly Maybe, ‘The Ticking Dick’ is writer Lisa Goldapple’s submission. Lisa’s story is based on a brief relationship with ‘Axtor’, an Argentinean artist, fitted with a pacemaker who fantasises about impregnating his love interest with Siamese twins. With a drop intro that made us rewind and read it again, we’d be lying if we said it didn’t make us blush.

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MAGNOLIA

I wrote some ‘fiction’. And it’s all true. Warning: Includes Elstree, rhubarb and the cock of Christ.

Short story commissioned as ‘Fast Fiction’ by top men’s fashion magazine, HERO.

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Dance Health: The Science behind the Art

As published by Institute of the Arts Barcelona, Dec 2014.  http://www.iabarcelona.com/introducing-iab-health-science-behind-the-art/ We’ve all heard the mantra “No pain, no gain”, especially in the world of dance. Whilst it is important to push yourself, adopting this adage’s attitude can lead to unnecessarily high pain thresholds and injury tolerance. This isn’t healthy and as many as 80% […]

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YOU CAN TAKE THE GIRL OUT OF MTV, BUT YOU CAN’T TAKE THE EMPTV OUT THE GIRL

In prehistoric times, a pre-blogging world where film was loaded digitally via fingers into SLRs and the word status was used alongside symbol rather than to describe ‘What’s on your mind?’ or ‘What’s happening?’ (aka the Dark Ages of 2003), a self-proclaimed London Meeja Ho bought a one-way ticket to Argentina to travel the globe. She said […]

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THE GHOST MOTH

I like to compare myself to the Puriri Moth. This creature survives in a cocoon for decades until it finally burrows out to explore the world. Except this moth only lives for 24 hours. And it spends that day fucking. After which it dies. The Puriri moth doesn’t even have a mouth, one-track-mind-ed little fucker that […]

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