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Saturday Short Fiction: “Get Highpants—Part 7”

Short Fiction: “Get Highpants—Part 7” Styles didn’t have time to pull the trigger. Plome, whose recent window of lucidity had since run its course, peered directly into Styles’s eyes and made a face as if he recognized the stocky assassin … Continue reading

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Let Me Tell You How I Got 25 Facebook Page Likes in Seconds

First, let me tell you a little something about yourselves, bloggers. You’ve got hundreds of WordPress followers, hundreds of Twitter followers, but you only have approximately 20 likes on your blog’s official Facebook page. You’ve had the friggin page for … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “The Barbarian Crazylegs”

The Barbarian Crazylegs The barbarian Xatmec Crazylegs whirled his broadsword down on skull-faced cretin. Said bastard parried weakly and made his own attempt on Xatmec’s exposed shin. In a wild blur of metal Xatmec lifted the imperiled leg and stomped the … Continue reading

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Top 5 Healthiest Herbs

Top 5 Healthiest Herbs 1. Herb Fitzpatrick, Illinois. This 56-year-old Herb has been maintaining a 12-mile jogging streak for twelve years, and during his daily jog he also happens to be a vegetarian. Well actually, to be fair, he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Caught Performing Lewd Act with 747

Space Shuttle Endeavor was taken into custody earlier today for allegedly performing a lewd act with a Boeing 747 in public airspace. On top of being perceived by many as grossly indecent behavior, such open displays of affection are, as … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “Mr. Scott in the Dust Storm”

The dust storm scratches and scrapes against the courtroom windows like t-shirts rippling on a clothesline. In the audience sit a few old timers of the esteemed Tamarack County Butterscotch/Werther’s Association—of which plaintiff Elizabeth Crabtree is an honorary member—each of … Continue reading

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A Nontraditional Music Review: Bob Dylan’s “Tempest”

Bob Dylan’s Tempest is as good as the cardboard heat on your palms when you carry the pizza box from the driveway to the front door; the sound and the weight, the doughy scrape of the crust sliding as you … Continue reading

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Creativity Rover Ready to Test “Word” Laser

The Creativity rover team has completed an elaborate set of diagnostics on eleven of the rover’s twelve science instruments. According to PSSA, the final instrument—WURDCam—will be tested later this afternoon. WURDCam, of course, is arguably Creativity’s most valuable scientific asset. … Continue reading

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Unorthodox Ways to Get Rich

Everybody wants to get rich, but not a lot of people have the know-how or the nerve to make it happen. Yes, the traditional methods of achieving richness can seem quite daunting, especially to the stupid, but what about nontraditional … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “The Sea Train”

The Sea Train The sea rail stretches over and through the waves, then disappears somewhere under the tumble. The track sits right there on the water—or a few inches below, depending on tide and weather—and it’s solid as a block … Continue reading

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