Snowed In

Snowed In

Tyler Fernandez reports, staking his treasured scientific credibility, on the current “snowpocalypse” situation. A satire.

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Post-Apocalyptic Culture: A Training Ground?

Post-Apocalyptic Culture: A Training Ground?

Richie Kemper looks at the Apocalypse trend in the media as a First-World obssession

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Hellfire and Chaos

Hellfire and Chaos

A look at what it takes to be an apocalyptic hero

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Flawed Heroism and the Apocalypse

Flawed Heroism and the Apocalypse

Our resident comic expert reflects on the apocalyptic trend as it applies to comic books

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Big Budget Bible Study

Big Budget Bible Study

It’s not a perfect world, and there are no perfect people. Some feel literature and films should follow this thinking. This article takes a look at evolution of the flawed hero from biblical characters to the newest ones in movies

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Noah: As Good As the Book?

Noah: As Good As the Book?

Darren Aronofsky’s re-imagining of Noah’s Ark is a complex ethical examination of some of the Bible’s more brutal themes and secular society’s bleak expectations of the modern world

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“Independence Day” and Film’s New Golden Age

“Independence Day” and Film’s New Golden Age

How Will Smith saved the world so it could be endangered over and over again

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A Letter from the Editor of Chiasma

A Letter from the Editor of Chiasma

Matthew Russo introduces the 2013-2014 issue of Chiasma and lists the staff.

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Voiceless, I Sing

A poem.

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Untitled

A pair of drawings: the first in charcoal, the second in pencil.

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The Student

The Student

A sonnet

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The Presence of Absence

The Presence of Absence

A mixed media piece (collage, oil, and gold leaf), chosen by the editorial board as the best piece of visual art for the 2013-2014 issue.

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Tattoo

A poem.

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Smoke

A poem.

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No Time for Tilley-Dallying

No Time for Tilley-Dallying

A drawing.

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Masquerade

Masquerade

A photograph.

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Loop Life

Loop Life

A poem

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