That Time Robert Downey Jr Was a Lawyer

That Time Robert Downey Jr Was a Lawyer

That Time Robert Downey Jr Was a Lawyer By Sheila Smith   It was a cold, rainy Saturday with nothing to do but school work. The rain had washed away all of my plans of going to the park with a friend so what do we decide to do? We decide to go see The Judge...
How to Successfully Read at an Open-Mic

How to Successfully Read at an Open-Mic

How to Successfully Read at an Open-Mic Reetu Sinha   Imagine the scenario: you stumble up through domino rows of audience members that can be tipped over in a second, ready to crash on you if you make the wrong move. When you get to the front and situate...
Media’s Role in India

Media’s Role in India

Media’s Role in India By Amanda Slemaker             India is a country very unique in comparison to many others due to their media’s role on both society and the government. There are many countries such as the U.S. that have the unfortunate bias of the media toward...
Reading and Writing

Reading and Writing

Zoe Clandorf Recently, for a Fiction class, I read the short story “La Vita Nuova,” by Allegra Goodman. This quaint story of a woman’s struggle after her fiance unexpectedly ends their relationship is childlike in the way it is structured, which makes for a comical,...
Walt Whitman!!

Walt Whitman!!

Whitman wasn’t a Transcendentalist. He bridged the gap between Realism and Transcendentalism. Realism is a style of literature that focused on the life of the everyday, common, middle class man or the “everyman.” It is a reaction to the works done in the...
Our New Issue

Our New Issue

Hello, We’re very excited to inform you that our new issue is up.  We have a lot of wonderful new poetry, art, stories, and drama.  Enjoy! -Carolina Giraldo
New Site, New Volume

New Site, New Volume

The Managing-Editor is proud to report that all of our site updates are complete! Doesn’t our website look great? Outrageous Fortune will be publishing a new issue in the next two weeks, so be on the lookout. Don’t forget, we are always accepting new...
Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day hurtling toward us like a painful cannon blast of love and candy, we at Outrageous Fortune would like to woo you, our readers, with a poem by Olivia Samerdyke titled “Feast Day.” Feast Day Roses are red. They cling like a vine....
An Editor’s Guide to Open Mic Nights

An Editor’s Guide to Open Mic Nights

Hey everyone! One of the most beneficial and potentially terrifying things for those who craft the written word is the Open Mic Night. The night where you stand up, stop editing, and read your work. Out loud. Now, some people have a natural gift for the whole affair,...
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