Short story: What I Told My Little Girl About the Aliens Preparing to Grind Us Into Hamburgers by Adam-Troy Castro, from Lightspeed magazine, October 2017. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Afternoon Walk: The Ranch by Sandra Gilbert, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from October 2017.
Essay: Paul is Dead, listened to on the Skeptoid podcast, from October 2017. Highly Recommended.