Five Years of MCD


Fernando A. Flores and Melissa Lozada-Oliva Talk Selena!

Fernando A. Flores

Melissa Lozada-Oliva

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Viceroy lyrics and excerpts by Simon Jacobs

Art and layout by Clara Spars


How to Wrestle a Girl

Venita Blackburn

Elliott Chambers


Books About Music by Women, Trans, and Non-binary Authors

Sasha Geffen

Jessica Hopper

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Songs for Watching the World Burn

Playlist by Tim Maughan

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On Black Butch Representation in dayliGht

Text by Roya Marsh

Photos courtesy of Roya Marsh


To Save the Universe, We Must Also Save Ourselves

Story by Mary South

Illustrations by Elena Xausa

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Explore the World of The Boatman's Daughter

Text by Andy Davidson

Illustrations by Paige Vickers

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"The Ballad of Canens and Picus"

Text and lyrics by Nina MacLaughlin

Song by Brakin

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Jac Jemc

Rebecca Morgan

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Pirate Radio Returns

Playlist by Tim Maughan

Illustration by Jasjyot Singh Hans

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A Place of Ill Purpose

Words by Guy Gunaratne

Illustrations by Kenny Louras


The Sounds of Northwest London

Text by Danny Vazquez

Playlist by Guy Gunaratne

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A Very Dark Valentine

A Conversation

Jeff Jackson, Jayson Greene, Paula Mejía, and Jenn Pelly

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Black Box

Story by Laura Adamczyk

Illustrations by Jesse Draxler

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Punk Show Poster Redux

art by Thomas Colligan


Kafka on the Border

Text and Photography by Fernando Flores

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The way of the hand or foot

Text by Frank Bill


Hazard, Kentucky

Text by Frank Bill

Illustrations by Jeremy Higgins


A Space to Be Filled

A Conversation

Kristi Coulter and Claire Dederer

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Rainbow Baby

Story by Maryse Meijer

Illustrations by Xander Marro

I looked for you

I Looked for You, I Called Your Name

From the Archives

Laura van den Berg

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Story by Jac Jemc

Artwork by Sibba Hartunian


Brenda's Kid

From the Archives

Lindsay Hunter

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Things That Helped

Text by Jessica Friedmann

Art by Jessie Mott

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I Think of it as a Mom-oir

A Conversation

Ted Scheinman & Deborah Knuth Klenck (His Mom)


Sean McDonald and Jeff VanderMeer Break Down Annihilation

Jeff VanderMeer + Sean McDonald

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Annihilation, Annotated

Jeff VanderMeer


20 Years in the Making

A Conversation

Clay Byars & Drew Broussard

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"Weird Utopian Techno-Wonderfulness"

A Conversation

Eugene Lim & Jeremy Davies


The Twinterview

A Conversation

Maryse & Danielle Meijer


Not About Cattle

A Conversation

Mike Roberts and Will Chancellor

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Kung Fu High School

An Excerpt

Text by Ryan Gattis