Category: Ordinary Tales

Gotchu!

From Mad Rocket Scientist comes this brief but amazing reflection on fatherhood and the word “love.”

The Bath

A short story about an old man, his loneliness, and his resolve to perform a simple ritual.

A Simple Desultory Menippic

“Do you know why I pulled you over?” the cop asked. The Inquisitor’s question. It’s never a good sign. Aviator mirrorshades. Handlebar mustache. Because of course he would. Establishing the right script is important...

The Executioner

“I’ll get the right arm, you get the left. One of us will have the actual agents, and the other will have saline solution.”

Lybertopia

On Opposite Day, we do our best to argue in service of a position that, under normal circumstances, we argue against. Coke people might sing the praises of Pepsi, Cat people might talk about...