Cover Graphic by Bill Koeb


Splicing Heads: "New Technology" Again

introductory editorial


from our readers

My Best Job

tale of toil: research assistant, by kwazee wabbitt

The Quest For Microwavable Pasta, & Other Vital Needs

tale of toil: biotech secretary, by robin wheatworth

Greenwashing Agricultural Biotechnology

analysis by tom athanasiou

Generation X(cerpt): I Am Not A Target Market

fiction excerpt by douglas coupland

Genetic Engineering Pioneer

interview with marco schwarzstein, by chris carlsson

Bar Raps

prose poem by marina lazzara

People's Ambulance Chaser

tale of toil: paralegal, by r.l. tripp


by nathan whiting, marc olmsted, alan mendoza, d.s. black, mbundu, blair ewing & art tishman

Pissing In The Gene Pool

analysis by primitivo morales

Castro's Genes

a look at cuban health care, by michael dunn


ward valley nuke dump report, by lili ledbetter

brazilian environmental activists speak out, by joao de castro ribeiro

popular video in wake of the persian gulf war, by deep dish tv

We Don't Gotta Show You No Stinkin' Gene Screens!

interview with dr. paul billings, by shelley diamond & greg williamson

Shadowboxing The Future

analysis by sam bulova

REVIEWS: You Might Not Count in the New Order:

review of douglas coupland's generation x, by d.s. black

review of pat murphy's the city, not long after, by chris carlsson

review of mondo 2000, by d.s. black

review of science as culture, by primitivo morales

review of karen brodine's woman sitting at the machine, thinking, by marina lazzara

Reproductive Rights Rant

by angela bocage

This is a pro-choice poem

poem by paula orlando

Temporary Coding

tale of toil: legal temp, by mickey d.