“After that, I was in the joint for like a week before Coke came calling with a Brand Ambassador position.”
Category: Ordinary Tales
Burt Likko tries his hand at fiction again. But this time, there are rules.
Dennis Sanders takes a second look at his infamous hometown.
New fiction by Christopher Carr.
“We are the Oompa Loompa, and we will be heard.”
March 21, 2008
Not just universal, multiversal.
From Mad Rocket Scientist comes this brief but amazing reflection on fatherhood and the word “love.”
An original poem, written by a lawyer during a particularly challenging day at court.
Original Poetry by Jesse Reeder
A short story about an old man, his loneliness, and his resolve to perform a simple ritual.
“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...
If P. G. Wodehouse had moved from musical comedy to epic fantasy, it might have begun something like this.
“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.”
Starting today, Ordinary Times is pleased to announce a new regular sub-blog category, Ordinary Tales. Ordinary Tales will feature fiction, poetry, personal essays, original music, and visual art submissions.
Original music by singer-songwriter Erik Kain.
Original music from Jonathan McLeod’s Design of Cities.
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...