Used Cars

Poet and photographer Jay Nebel captures the Portland he grew up knowing in his series, “Used Cars”. More

Jay Nebel

Jay Nebel discusses his art, his influences, and his new collection “Neighbors” in an interview with Tarn Painter-MacArthur for Fogged Clarity. More

Masturbation

Jay Nebel Sometimes I feel like a vampire. I’ve never come close to killing anyone but I have held my cock in my hands, unleashed it like a fire hose or basilisk, like a little boy’s metaphor for weaponry, and it was private and pleasurable as murder if you prefer that sort of thing. Tiberius… More

Lawns

Jay Nebel Over blankets and sex, over money, the dog and goldfish, my wife and I are at war. We’re at war and the world’s at war, three of my neighbors angry at the local church, making signs, a high school classmate at war with the Feds, his brain a brilliant purple mass of PCP.… More

Shopping at Marshall Fields

Jay Nebel Stranded among the white pine and heartbreak of University Avenue in May, my wife leaves to search for a blouse. My chair surrounded by young bodies, twenty-year-old whips who will later slip out of the mall in their brand new cars and vanish into the isthmus, into houses lit in winter snow. They… More