THE WALT DISNEY KWIZ

August 27, 2015

Among Walt’s lesser known assets were: a. a secret elephant. b. a pair of wingtip shoes once worn by William Jennings Bryan. c. a spool of thread tossed aside by Greta Garbo. d. A Mickey Mouse doll that said ‘I hate you, my darling Clementine, mwa ha ha’ when you pulled and released the appropriately […]

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SENSELESS, BUT COOL, NOIR TITLE

August 26, 2015

The Velvet Flame  A Trace Element Mystery (to be continued)

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6 FIRST SENTENCES

August 25, 2015

He sidled beyond the known world. Dave Fogarty winced twice, then stood with both bloody sutures hanging from his lower lip. Mildred Haines left her dream and took the trolley to work. The night stabbed him in the eye. Assassin’s teeth lurked behind Beppo’s painted smile. Two more drinks and Fenwick would know the meaning […]

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WALNUT

August 24, 2015
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GOOD REVIEW

August 23, 2015

BRILLIANT! SLASHING! NOBLE! ELECTRIC! a work of such powerful density that heaven itself is knocked asunder words fail to convey the rigid turbulence of the snowbound yearning hope is dismantled muscularly and reassembled as fine wine and cheese

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CONSPICUOUS

August 22, 2015

Brenda always felt conspicuous when out in a crowd.

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NAME CHANGE

August 21, 2015

Chambermusic Cadwallater hurried into the Hall of Records to have his name changed finally for once and for all at last. No more dillydallying. No more limp excuses. What will the neighbors think? The neighbors can go spin. How will the postal carrier react? Bother the postal carrier! Chambermusic stormed into the proper room and […]

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PRIVILEGE

August 20, 2015

Oh, sure. Louisa May Alcott and Anna May Wong and Edna May Oliver, but whenever I want to Alcott, Wong, or Oliver, you tell me I have to finish my chores first.

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A PILGRIM’S PROGRESS

August 19, 2015

It took substantial reordering of my genetic material to understand, but once this hurdle had been vaulted with an adequate amount of success, it was smooth sailing from the kitchen door all the way into the barn.

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THE SPACE GOON

August 18, 2015

The space goon tripped over some upstart moon and bent the node on his device. Another awkward start to another awkward time frame. He leaped quickly upright, hoping no one had seen his clumsy fall. In the process of leaping upright, he failed to compensate for gravitational quirks, causing his pants to rip. Thoroughly embarrassed, […]

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