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Clever Magazine
The ezine for the neglected demographic!
Winter 2017

"Reading Frenzy!"

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A Message from the Editor
Movie Reviews:  Allied, La La Land, Sing
Book Reviews
: In Bed with the Phantom

A Literary Journey, by Dianne Kochenburg -
Dread by Dianne Kochenburg

Essays and Short Fiction:
Second Callback
, by Gary Beck -
The Core, by Ken Carlson -
On Being Neighborly, by Madonna Dries Christensen -
A Happy Accident, by Mary Cooney-Glazer -
This is about nothing, by Rebecca Durham -
Mystery Radio, by Tom Faschingbauer -
He Goddam Mad Dog, Eh? by Daniel Galef -
Coffee Jitters, by Walter Giersbach -
Higher Maths in Lower Diplomacy, by Antonio Graceffo, PhD -
Winning the Jackpot, by Martin Green -
Miraculously Found Books, by Bill Levine -
Friend Mildred, by DS Levy -
My War with a Squirrel, by Bill Metcalfe -
Defending The Waltz King by Margaret Montet -
Itís Only A Game,
by Lina Rehal -
Dead men, by Gerald Roberts -
The Profís going to speak, by Gerald Roberts -
No Unusual Activity,
by Wayne Scheer -
No Alpha Males Here, by Wayne Scheer -
Dear Personnel Director, by Dennis Szilak -
My Internet Divorce, by Donald N.S. Unger
A Less Common Mark, by Ben Unglesbee -

Book Plugs
Custer and the Plains Wars
, by Roy Blokker -
Get Out of My Way, by Ken Carlson -

The funny stuff:
Winter giggles
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Encore!

The Callback, by Gary Beck -
Growing up in St. Johns: a Portland, Oregon neighborhood by Dianne Kochenburg -

Wanna read the editor's stuff?
 

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Archives:
Art Exhibits, updated
Essays, the best of previous issues
Fiction, hopes, dreams, falsehoods & mysteries
Gardens are our passion
Investigations, our extremely important research
Nature stories
, saving the environment one small step at a time
Pet Pages, lots of heavy petting going on
Travel Essays, armchair travel at its finest

Humor Archives, or look at the following:
Relationship, senior and southern humor
Pearly gates and regional humor
One-liners

The Phantom's Page: here's the editor's stuff

Ongoing collections:
Clever Cooks, here it is, our recipe collection

Movie Review Archive:
A-C, D-G, H-M, N-S,
T-Z

The Clever Lists, we love lists

Departments:
Advice Column

Publishing Guidelines, want to get your piece published? Read this first.
About Clever, maybe more than you want to know
A Message from the Editor: occasionally the editor spouts off about something

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