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Anthropomorphic plumbing

November 30, 2011

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I was visiting a different government building this week.  Ooh!  Variety!  Yes, public servants lead exciting lives.  While there I was captivated by the fact that the pipes / motion sensor on the urinal look like a lego man.  Awesome!  He looks so sad.  Of course, I would too if my life was spent looking […]

The Carl Wilson Lake Mystery

November 28, 2011

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Hear it again, for the first time! Maintaining this here blog has been a shocking 180 degree turn from my previous stance with respect to public relations; now I’m a one man minstrel show, utterly dead inside!  No, not really…  But this recent turnabout, coupled with my usual quantity over quality productivity means that I […]

Lost Contact With Her A Month Ago, a short story

November 20, 2011

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This is the third of my Craigslist backstory short stories.  The premise:  the story explains a real life Craigslist ad (featured at the end), rendered in a hardboiled style.  The first two are here and here. Craigslist backstory – Lost Contact With Her A Month Ago Body dump.  The two patrol boys who’ve been here […]

On Lining Up In A Parking Lot In Order To Sit At Home Alone

November 11, 2011

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Call of Duty is probably the most popular video game there is.  Chances are very high indeed that, even if you have no idea what it is, you’ve at least heard the name.  The basic facts are these:  Call of Duty is a video game series which puts players in various battlefield scenarios (WWII, the […]

Owner Is Anxious For A New Tenant, a short story

November 5, 2011

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This is the second of my Craigslist backstory short stories.  The premise:  the story explains a real life Craigslist ad (featured at the end), rendered in a hardboiled style. Craigslist backstory – Owner Is Anxious For A New Tenant La Spezia Fine Italian Eatery.  Established in 1937.  Dis-established today.  It was a straight muscle job, […]