Artwork © Eric N. Peterson
Chip from the Brink
“They started telling me about the incident, a shooting…And
then I go on to find out it’s a gay bar. I got scared, ‘Shit,
is he gay?’ And he’s not gay, so I said, phew.”
––Aaron Brink, father of Anderson Aldrich, alleged Club Q shooter
“First shots fired against tyranny.”
––California Assemblyman Randy Voepel, grandfather of Anderson
Aldrich, on the January 6th riots
like a mag
Like child’s legion,
which, of course,
this child is.
all the way
and prison was
to be fly
over dead bird
for family reunion
ending stock prayer
refrain, Good job.
Chad Parenteau is Associate Editor of Oddball Magazine.
Eric N. Peterson is from Atlanta, Ga. He’s been drawing cartoons all his life. He leans towards the absurd, imaginative, and the surreal, as that’s where all the flavor is.