answer? Its the big metal dealie blacksmiths have used for
generations to help forge their creations. (Look for it also as
a common tool for reconfiguring the heads of cartoon characters.
See Acme and/or Coyote, Wile E.)
our purposes, Anvil is a monthly online magazine devoted to exploring
a single subject -- sometimes poetic, sometimes profane -- from
all angles. We chose Anvil because like its namesake, our
publication is a solid platform on which interesting, substantial
pieces are hammered into shape. Since this is the very same goal
our artists and writers strive for in each issue, it seemed like
the perfect symbol. And, in any event, it was much better than Itchy
Rash or Newsweek, which we also considered.
wander around for a while and see what you find. Youll laugh,
youll cry, youll wish we had porn. But isnt that
the way life is? Also, unlike our competitors, weve had the
lights on since 1996, so check out our archives. Just because its
old doesnt mean its bad, except if its Abe Vigoda.
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Drop us a line, too, if youre looking for innovative advertising
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Well run it through our editorial gauntlet and if its
good enough to make the cut, youll hear from us.
we haven't scared you away yet, here are the themes for upcoming
issues in 2006:
Submissions are due on the 12th of the preceding month. Please submit abstracts via our contact form. Thank you for your support, and don’t forget to tip the wait staff and visit our Anvil store!
Kent Lewis, Editor-in-Chief, is responsible for maintaining quality
control and motivating his talented pool of writers and artists.
Established in 1996, Anvil has been a mainstay for the Internet
society elite. Dont take our word for it, see
what others are saying. If thats not good enough, you
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