Emmys: a Red Carpet Rehash
Emmys: a Red Carpet RehashSo, the Emmys happened! I don’t care who won. I came for the dresses. The good, the bad, and the ugly!…
The Big Coney!
Last weekend, my sister came to town. In my endless quest to pretend I am a hip young person and not a hopelessly misanthropic homebody, I tried to pick an activity that would be “amusing”. We settled on Coney Island. FUN FACT: Times I have watched The Warriors: at least a hundred, not even joking.…
“To Set Before The King ” at the Interfictions Annex
My short story “To Set Before the King” is live at the Interfictions Annex! This is my fairy-tale story, though it’s not quite a fairy tale. Cook reminds them all the time he could have opened his own two-star Michelin, but at heart he’s a butcher, and when he opens the deep freeze in the garage and sees the meat he knows what it is.…
“Synergy” @ Diet Soap (and my site!)
My short story “Synergy” was in a recent Diet Soap podcast, read by the inimitable . This story initially appeared in Diet Soap #3, and is now available on my website! “Synergy” is my office-politics story, only instead of heads, people have fishbowls with spiders inside. It’s exactly like that place you temped that one time.…
The Catherine Cookson Experience: “The Round Tower”
The Catherine Cookson Experience: "The Round Tower"Wow, it’s been a long time since I visited a Catherine Cookson! Ladies and gents, welcome to The Round Tower. It’s a sweet little romance about an upper-class girl, a middle-class boy, and the bairnsketball that comes between them! The Round Tower probably Cookson’s most in-depth look at class differences in mid-century England and the turmoil caused by the idea of someone wanting to change their socio-economic strata through hard work.…
“Is This Your Day to Join the Revolution?”
My story “Is This Your Day to Join the Revolution?” is up at Futurismic! The TV in her subway car showed “What You Can Do on a Date.” The young man and woman went to the fair twice — once where he screwed everything up, and again where he helped her into the Ferris Wheel and handed her a paper mask before he put on his own.…