Brantly Martin

Brantly Martin is the Co-Founder, Editor and Creative Director of GREY. He is the author of the novel Pillage.

Chronicle / 20 October 2014

Panic in the Cranium

by Brantly Martin

photography Scáth Umbra

I saw one of those Goebbels must be alive and now under the employ of the US Hollywood-military-hero complex movies the other day. Read more...

Chronicle / 9 July 2014

Thoughts on GREY X, Part 2

by Brantly Martin

A word that’s found an opposite destiny—fixed and pejorative—is formulaic. Read more...

Sport / 27 June 2014

Foot Traffic

by Brantly Martin

The problem with writing about sports is the third eye Pandora’s Box Set that projects from my forehead Read more...

Sport / 18 June 2014

Sterling Futures

by Brantly Martin

How far out must we look to escape this modern malady of digitally deterministic déjà vu. Read more...

Chronicle / 29 May 2014

Thoughts on GREY X, Part 1

by Brantly Martin

Angelo Turetta’s shoot in Grey X, “Playhouse,” triggers in me a transcendental experience the likes of which I’ve rarely experienced via visual portal. Read more...

Achieve / 1 February 2014

Achieve: And Another One #1

by Brantly Martin

photography Scáth Umbra

Paula Ma logged onto a fake email account.
Paula Ma wrote a fake email.
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Achieve / 31 January 2014

Achieve: Tryst

by Brantly Martin

photography Valentina Ilardi Martin

Cracula hot-wired a 1975 Malibu in New Braunfels.
Cracula picked up Madrina in San Antonio at Midnight.
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Achieve / 20 January 2014

Achieve: Fortune Cookies

by Brantly Martin

photography Scáth Umbra

Aeronymous masticated pork sliders at Sweet Chick.
Aeronymous embraced—accepted yo—his Power.
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Achieve / 15 January 2014

Achieve: Resolutions

by Brantly Martin

photography Scáth Umbra

B allowed Resolution free rent.
B thought it was troppo Hallmark.
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Achieve / 22 December 2013

Achieve: Toes

by Brantly Martin

photography Valentina Ilardi Martin

Cracula gagged the Senator's wife.
Cracula tied her to the hotel bed in Mexico City.
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Achieve / 30 November 2013

Achieve: Saul's Reed

by Brantly Martin

photography Scáth Umbra

B heard Lou Reed was dead.
B was up late drinking and riding pills.
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Fiction / 25 October 2013

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh - BRIEF ENCOUNTERS WITH THE ENEMY

by Brantly Martin

photography Giorgia Valli

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh discusses his new book, BRIEF ENCOUNTERS WITH THE ENEMY. Read more...

Achieve / Grey Tales

Achieve Episode One - Excerpt 1

by Brantly Martin

illustrator Anafelle Liu

...and we stopped along the way at one of the whorehouses in Pigalle and did shots of whiskey and lines of coke with way past their prime ladies of the night
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Fiction / Issue VII

As The Pre-Teen Downing Planes

by Brantly Martin

illustrator Simon Pemberton

La Signorina Sash—Xanax beginning to Walt Clyde Frazier—asks Dad why they can’t take the 7 train to Citi Field like normal people. Read more...

Fiction / Issue VII

As The Heiress To Flight

by Brantly Martin

illustrator Zoe Taylor

La Signorina Sash launches the remains of her mother to the next moon and flies for the first time. Read more...

Fiction / Issue VII

As The Woman Who Raised

by Brantly Martin

illustrator Guglielmo Castelli

La Signorina Sash withdraws for sixteen years and hones Darignan witchcraft. Read more...

Abstracts / Issue VII

Grey Music: Los Lost

by Brantly Martin

illustrator Michael Salu

Last we saw the Mexican electronic music duo, Los Lost, they were staging their own kidnapping outside Juarez. Read more...

Fiction / Issue VI

Grey Film: 4 Mice

by Brantly Martin

illustrator Guglielmo Castelli

Mom and Dad, passed out drunk and oblivious, find their youngest daughter bloodied and bald in the morning. She’s cut, then shaved, her hair. Her fear of mice never goes away, even with the counseling. Read more...

Fiction / Issue V

National Anthem Entries

by Brantly Martin

illustrator Michael Salu

To give in or to give in? Yes. Manner of surrender? Completely. From which rationalization? To be determined. Read more...

Fiction / Issue III

Apologies to Joe

by Brantly Martin

illustrator Daniel Egnéus

I’m on my fourth Peroni at Caffé della Pace on Via della Pace staring at Chiesa della Pace. I feel no peace and have never been more certain that my life is one operatic monument to Displaced Choice. Read more...