NOVEL TITLES BEFORE EDITING OCCURRED

May 25, 2016
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War And Peace And A Lazy Summer Afternoon The Sound And The Fury And A Nice Cup Of Tea The Naked And The Dead And A Loaf Of Bread Gone With The Wind, Returned With The Rain From Here To Eternity And Back Again

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THE CLAIRE TREVOR KWIZ

December 3, 2015
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During the filming of Stagecoach, Claire managed to: a. design and build a merry-go-round. b. sneak up unobserved behind John Ford every day and shout, “Boo!” c. win a substantial amount of cash playing poker with Donald Meek, John Carradine, and Andy Devine. d. steal and later return the stagecoach four times.

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FIRST SENTENCES NOT TO BE FOLLOWED BY A SECOND

November 2, 2015
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Prudhomme Jerico unfastened the hinges of his platypus costume and shucked himself free of the disguise. The land in front of Rose Talisman rose up to greet her with a violent caress, breaking her harmonica. Stebbins Boulder vowed silently to discover why his bath attendant was an elephant. Walking in triumph, Jones wondered how he […]

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RHYME WITHOUT REASON OR RHYME

October 19, 2015
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behold turkeys not seen the bent fence trots by the yellow serentiy of phantoms breeze shivered waiting

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THE JANET GAYNOR KWIZ

October 15, 2015
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Long before Janet won the first Academy Award for acting, she: a. toured in a vaudeville act called ‘Jan and Hair’. b. considered trying to make a living by throwing a discus into a barrel. c. almost drowned while shampooing her hair. d. roomed with two centipedes and a mynah bird.

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PEMBROOK

October 11, 2015

Pembrook huddled high in the tree. Sweat trickled down his spine, beaded on his forehead. Yes, his forehead was beneath his spine. Was he safe from his pursuer? Time would tell. Or would it? Time couldn’t be trusted, Pembrook thought bitterly. His survival depended on his remaining perfectly silent. So naturally his throat tickled and […]

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MASON JARR

October 5, 2015

Mason Jarr felt certain of one thing, and one thing only. If he remained perfectly still, all would be fine. He hired brutes to tie him upright to the wall and tube him extensively so that he could not and would not move. He spent three years motionless attached to the wall, and all was […]

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DELVIN

September 29, 2015

Delvin lowered the green visor into place. The countdown continued. He shortened, flexing his knees in preparation for the leap. At zero, he hurled himself into the ether, hugging hard his torso and pressing his chin to his chest. A silent minute seemed an empty eternity. Then he felt the slow collapse into syrup. An […]

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SOLIPSISM

September 21, 2015
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solipsism embedded in perfume self-negating ombudsmen need not apply the pen of your aunt is not i repeat not on the table

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – NERO

September 20, 2015
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Loon: Today for the 3 question interview we welcome the ghost of the famous Roman emperor, Nero. Your Royal Elevatedness, welcome. Do you speak American? Nero’s ghost: Si, amigo. Loon: Uh, I mean American like in Omaha. Do you speak that? Nero’s ghost: But of course. I speak everything. I’m a genius. Loon: What is […]

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