Category Archives: Those that at a distance resemble flies

I May Not Know Much…

–If you leave a penny in a glass of Coke overnight it will dissolve. –Nikola Tesla invented the electric car. –It’s called a Brazilian because many famous Brazilian men are bald. –George Washington made his wooden teeth out of a … Continue reading

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A Monday Kind of Love

The girl walked down St. Mark’s Place, yoga mat under her arm, sweating from the summer heat. She shouldered her way through crowds and darted across the street, dodging taxis. She took a sip from her Nalgene water bottle and … Continue reading

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Once They Walked Away

Those who walk away usually follow the river past low white houses beside apple orchards and into the hill country south of Omelas. The woods are full of edible plants and small game. In the summer the weather is mild. … Continue reading

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The Least Dangerous Game

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Comedy Club Time Machine

The other day my friend was wearing a blue dress and a beret and carrying a box of cigars. I said,“What’s all that for?” and she said, “I’m applying for a job as a White House intern.” Her boyfriend is … Continue reading

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What Else Are Haters Gonna Do?

Kvetch Brood Sulk Stew Glare Dig up ancient history Stalk their exes on Facebook Threaten to sue Mutter darkly Grow old alone

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Spoiler Alert

The girl in The Crying Game is actually a robot. Norman Bates’ mother isn’t a prisoner–she’s a ghost! The whole time in The Sixth Sense, Bruce Willis was Suzanne Pleshette. The aliens in “To Serve Man” are tennis pros. Tom … Continue reading

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