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We walked the few blocks to the teleport, Magda’s sinuses making a throaty click as she breathed through her mouth. At the station, passengers spilled from the propped double doors and onto the sidewalk in mirrored, snaking queues. As we stepped into line, an attendant approached. 

“Traveled with us before?” he asked, extending a flyer filled with colorful graphs. 

“Yes, thank you,” I said, waving away the flyer. 

“And you, miss?” He looked up at Magda. “Oh, you must be a VIP with us.” 

“Yes,” she replied, growing flush.

“Wonderful. Right this way to the VIP lounge.” He motioned to another entrance, its doors closed and smoked an obsidian black.

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AND NOW ANOTHER HALF-HEARTED ATTEMPT TO FIGURE THIS PLACE OUT

By Brian Polk

I Bet When Mr. T Is Feeling Depressed, He Self-pities The Fool. Based on the public persona of Mr. T, I can’t imagine the dude gets depressed all that often. He has the respect of almost all his peers, loads of money, and an impressive resume of acting credits in his long and accomplished career. But once in a while, the vicissitudes of life get everyone feeling a bit depressed.

OFF THE BOTTLE REFILL SHOP: CELEBRATING 3 YEARS OF REFILL SERVICE IN DENVER

Interview with Dave Paco by Krysti Joméi

In the heart of Denver’s Capitol Hill, you’ll find Off The Bottle Refill Shop, the neighborhood’s minimal waste refillery. Housed on the corner of the historic brick building on 13th Ave and Sherman, guests are welcomed in by a vibrant outdoor mural and artful windows lined with hanging sea glass bottles and a bounty of lush plants. Stepping through the often open door is like entering a portal to the old world, time-traveling around the globe and landing in the present. You’re transported to an apothecary meets sweet shop meets street market meets jungle to something altogether artfully new.

THE FIRE SERMON

By Joel Tagert

Suddenly aware of bells ringing in the night, Itsuro sat up, staring toward the sound. As he listened another bell joined in, and another — bells from many temples being struck ceaselessly. Minoru, unbelievably, was still snoring. Itsuro jumped up and started flinging on his clothes. “Wake up, baka!”

Minoru did, with a start, looking confused. Understandable enough, at his age, but a samurai needed to wake quickly. “What?”

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Birdy Magazine is an independent artist-run publication based in Denver, CO that explores and documents the art and culture of our current time. We believe print is undead and have proved this by publishing a beautifully curated, tangible issue each and every month since January 2014. Highly-collectible and evergreen, we offer an ever-expanding spectrum of visual and written exhibitions, advocating creative exploration of art, comedy and ideas.

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Nick Flook, Triunity, Issue 089 • Eric Joyner, Tea Garden, Issue 124 • Scott Fuller, 2001 A Punk Odyssey, Issue 014 • Jonny DeStefano, Land Sea Sky, Issue 063 • Jack Estenssoro, bk.com_careers, Issue 111 • Ray Young Chu, Karate Kat, Issue 007 • Jonny DeStefano, Vivid Crimson, Issue 047 • Mark Mothersbaugh, Technology Watches Over Us, Issue 097 • Eric Joyner, Night Aliens, Issue 123 • Derek Knierim Derek Knierim, Planet A Landscape, Issue 067 •  Mark Mothersbaugh, From the Postcard Diaries Untitled, Issue 015 • Krysti Joméi, Boo Radley with Issue 053 •  Peter Glanting, Business Dino Fight, Issue 080Happy 10 Years of Birdy!