Cover Design by David Peterson

Photo by Stan Gamel of Carlos Rubio

Gawking Heads

editorial by art tinnitus & the pw collective

The Readers Talk Back

responses to pw's readers' survey

Safe and Sorry: The Legacy of AIDS

analysis by green fuchsia


by margot pepper

A Love Poem

poem by bruce isaacson

Spectacle For Sale

tale of toil by adam quest

Hazzard Pay

poem by roger coleman


by paris, blazey, jon swift, jim daniels, patrick worth gray & d.s. black

Art Art!

by merle kessler

Jesse's World

by gregg nakanishi & ann henry

Art? What Art?

introduction to pw art survey, spring 1989, by p. morales & the collective

Why We Live, or, Being vs Nothingness

tale of art toil by mark burbey

Spooky Days of the Wide-Eyed

fiction by jaques servin

Musing on the Chance of Unheralded Destruction

poem by ivan arguelles

Execution By Ping-Pong

fiction by gregory burnham

Walking Out Tomorrow

fiction by anne ellsworth

Hell On the 33rd Floor

fiction by elisa decarlo

Iggy The Mad Russian

fiction by frank ananicz


by bert myers

Lost History

review of dennis hayes' behind the silicon curtain, by primitivo. morales


from our readers

Almost Midnight

poem by d.s. black