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If the Slipper Fits

Growing up means you can nurse a wound however you want. Lindsay thought this, hobbled on top of the sink like a contortionist, one foot in the air…


“Aliens v. the Satyrian Life,” “Serial Rights,” and “Conversation at Work”

Aliens v. the Satyrian Life What do you see in the world of the sleepers, what do you see when humans interact with each other, what do you see when…


On the Red Planet

The expedition landed on Mars without much in the way of fanfare. The year was 2024, and back on Earth, World War III had begun (or IV, if you…


What a Miracle

I walk the streets of Las Fuentecillas and adjacent to the Mint, admiring how servile men and women watch their dogs pissing or shitting and, in a…


Bathtub Gin

Big Ben Barker ran the bootleg arm of Mickey Finn's operation on the south side. He ran it like clockwork and with precision. Mickey called him Ben.…


Sniff Test

Interviewer George Hanson: I’m delighted to interview the president of the USA, Andrew Jackson. For those that have been out of touch, he was elected…


Girl and Cat

Opening her window to the fog, she wondered if the cat had returned. Just before dark last night, she had placed a bowl of mashed sardines under the…


The Wild Cry of the Night

A dazzling parade 20 feet high marched along the boulevard into the far distance. LED street lights cut through the winter’s dark, a cold harsh glare…


“Rescuing London,” “Out and About,” “The London Connection,” and “Every Moment”

Rescuing London We were visiting, The rescue shelter, Because the older child, Loves animals, And wanted to visit, It was a, Sort of, Birthday…