SOLSTICE TREK

December 18, 2014
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The Kudu Woman has chosen me to make the Solstice Trek to meet with the Wizard of Gauze. Therefore, bearing the ritual offering of oats in a small hamper, I am heading into the wilderness. Be back Monday.

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GIFT

December 17, 2014
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What horrors did good old Dave Heffelfinger have to endure to procure for his beloved granddaughter her dream gift of a pony? Don’t ask.

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THE DARK STILETTO

December 13, 2014

You peg the guy for a creep right off, but when he tosses 500 green on the table, you figure he’s not so bad after all. ‘It’s my wife Brigitte, Mr. Barlow. I want her followed. I got to know where she goes,’ says the not so bad creep. ‘She’s going to be at this […]

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THE NIKOLA TESLA KWIZ

December 4, 2014

Nikola is writing: a. ‘I am in the process of attempting to duplicate Viktor Frankenstein’s work …. b. ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All …. c. ‘I am wondering whether or not I should challenge Edison to a duel …. […]

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PAVLOVA’S WICKER TRUNK

December 3, 2014
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What did Anna Pavlova keep in her large wicker trunk? Dead swans? No. Live swans? No, not even close. An assortment of chocolates to snack on while reclining? No. Jigsaw puzzles to assemble while dancing around her especially constructed tall puzzle table? No, she kept those in a closet. Perhaps something as boring as costumes? […]

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THE BIGGEST HAT

November 28, 2014
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When the names of all the movie cowboys were written on little strips of paper and placed in a hat (oddly enough, a fedora), the first name drawn from the hat by a seven year old movie mogul’s daughter with her eyes closed was Tim McCoy, thereby securing for McCoy the right to wear in […]

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THE PRE-THANKSGIVING FLASH GORDON KWIZ

November 25, 2014
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Flash and Dale, preparing for Thanksgiving, are: a. deciding which one of them will wear the funny hat. b. wondering if the turkey in the experimental glow oven is or is not properly cooked. c. surprised to hear a squeal for help from inside their pie caddy. d. stunned that Bender from Futurama has joined […]

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THE TITANIC GLORIA STUART KWIZ

November 20, 2014

Gloria Stuart, pictured here in a script conference with Boris Karloff, before agreeing to act the part of elderly Rose in James Cameron’s film, Titanic, insisted on: a. being allowed to bring a brace of ptarmigans onto the set. b. showing Cameron her collection of glass eyes. c. payment in uranium. d. 2 weeks paid […]

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THE HOOFED FIEND

November 18, 2014

The last student trickled away, leaving the hoofed fiend alone in its classroom. So that’s it then, thought the hoofed fiend. It’s over. Retirement. I’d almost like to go back and do it all again. But no, I suppose it’s time to burn my torch in other fields. It looked around the classroom one final […]

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THE DADA PLAY

November 4, 2014
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(Empty stage filled with all manner of sorts. Man wearing rooster costume from neck down enters stage left. Neck up, the man wears his own head.) Man (gazing up as up can be): … the night … the dream … the hope … ah, despair … End (blackout)

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