This is a super-short, stealth-mindfucker from someone named Adam Corbin Fusco. I found it in a FROM THE BORDERLANDS anthology, and I can't stop thinking about it. It's written in the style of a dry, clinical precis/overview of a series of scientific experiments. It won't...

I'm going to start this list of 31 with the super-short "The Clock". It's rendered in the style of a dopey, well-meaning schoolgirl -- a sort of turn-of-the-century Jessica Simpson -- writing a letter to her aunt in Italy. Of course, this is a woman...