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  • Binkle Bunny in Dead People Taste Funny
    Andrew R.A. Owen – Humor – 6 Pages – The sun was setting over the Cummy Todge public house and a gentle wind whistled across the grass plains. Binkle Bunny sat outside on a bench, the fading light glistening off his metal parts and in his one infra-red eye. “What a beautiful, nay what a peaceful night.”
  • The Ringing of the Bells
    -Strange – 9 Pages – The Ringing of the Bells: Part I The city of Laketown was awakened abruptly by the ringing of the bells. A thunderous roar resounded across the entire city, from the West wall to the Lake Gate and Fish Port. Every citizen was alerted, as though…
  • Space and Stuff
    Simon carrSci-Fi – 12 Pages – Chapter 1 The Wall Copernicus is a colony on Mung. Mung is a shitty planet. That’s why they called it Mung. They were trying to think of something nice and Latin sounding like Mungolytude or something but they had named, like, forty planets that…
  • Sandcastles
    -Strange – 11 Pages – This story begins in the age of myth. It was a time when demons haunted nights, mushrooms housed gnomes, and knights fought dragons. I wasn’t just Anthony, I was Sir Anthony. I had just begun the fourth grade at a new elementary school. My dad…
  • Fake Tan
    Paul Steven Strange – 3 Pages Mary was an attractive girl of nineteen years of age, although she was single and jobless she was never lonely or penniless. Always, Mary had the latest fashionable clothes, no matter what the price. A girl going places or so one was led to…
  • The Adventures of A Dead Duck
    -Humor – 3 Pages – Ick Bollard had waited a long time for this. Longer than he could actually remember. And that was a long time. Ick didn’t know how long, because he’d forgotten how to tell the time, but he knew he’d waited a good while. Ages. Aeons maybe,…
  • Creation By Fire
    Sci-Fi – 26 pages – A burned and battered man turned slowly, rolling over on his back. Pain shot through his body. He started to lift his right arm, but stabbing agony shot through it, causing him to moan and clutch his arm with his other hand. The moan echoed…
  • BLIND SIGHT
    Chris Harris-Strange Stories – 21 Pages – In the cigarette smoke there were pictures. And as the smoke rose and dissipated, so the pictures faded and were gone. At the window a view of the old gate in the field unused. Beyond the gate the fields rolled on forever. These…
  • Iblis Concept
    Aluric Dai -Sci-Fi – 8 Pages – Humanity had sent him. Iblis was human, of course, but not Humanity. Humanity was the single, but often times conflicting, controlling entity of the universe of thought and feeling. Iblis was a mere outcast. He always had been, since his youth. And so…
  • Tasteless Joe
    Strange – 7 Pages – Joseph Mellon appeared like all the other babies in the sandbox. He was cute and cuddly and round and happy; happy eating sand, that is. Oh sure, babies are famous for sticking just about anything in their mouths, but little Joey wasn’t simply tasting the…
  • The Do It Yourselfer
    Humor – 4 Pages – “When we finally came to rest, I was spread-eagled over an obese, senile naked lady in a lake of diarrhea..” I’m proud of the fact that I’m self sufficient in the ED. And it irritates the fire out of me to see prima donnas, read…
  • REDWING
    Sci-Fi – 19 Pages – An eerie light filled the bay below as the moon hung powerless in the darkened sky. Above on the cliffs alone I waited; I knew they’d be coming soon for I’d seen them before. I’d seen their ugly play unfurl a thousand times, and tonight…
  • Mr. Sockforahead – The Series
    Strange – 9 Stories, 66 Pages – Mr. Sockforahead came from the imagination of a young man named Joshua Blanc back in 2000. As he matured, so did his writing skills. However, his imagination remained intact as his creativity thrived. As the years passed he ended up writing 10 Mr.…
  • My Robot is Bad
    Humor – 5 Pages – I arrived back at my hotel to find a message had been slipped under my door, but I forget about it because there is also a woman bound up, inverted, and hanging from my ceiling, the ropes covering very little of her naked flesh. I…
  • STUCK IN A CLICHÉ
    Strange – 9 Pages – The inside was dark. The Man With The Mustache woke up and saw nothing but a dimly lit wooden plank.  If he was smarter, or at least well versed in the English language, he may have thought the sight of nothing more than a dimly…
  • Five Tiny Dwarves, a Circle, a Cat, and the Girl Who Saw it All
    Strange – 4 Pages – Part I The little girl found a nice place in the grass and sat down near the stream. The sun was setting and the faint smell of a forest fire filled her nostrils. “A full moon!” she said aloud, smiling at the sky. As she…
  • Progress
    Sci-Fi – 5 Pages – Dr. Anne Patterson stepped from the ship with reticence. After a three-month journey, they’d finally arrived. She hadn’t been sure what to expect, but it certainly wasn’t the beauty that greeted her. Where Earth had so long been covered with smog, filth, and an over-abundance…
  • The Evil Lesbians
    Part One: Evil Humor – 2 Pages – In the far distant future, a band of Lesbians landed in their invisible spaceship somewhere in New Jersey.Suddenly, strange cosmic rays penetrated their bodies, turning some of them to evil! Ajax, a pretty lesbian, but not one who had turned to evil,…
  • Kenny the Koala 2: Electric Boogaloo
    By Jon Stephenson “Oh, Kenny,” she said, as the tears streamed down her face. “I just saw the most horrible thing! I saw those human animals in the woods and they had these big yellow things with them!”
  • Change of Image
    Clint Gage Strange – 5 Pages – For one man it was his office. For the other, it was just another place to vent. Books line the entire office wall. The man behind the desk was immaculately dressed. The other looked like a grunge fan. His clothes were beyond worn.…

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Creation By Fire

November 26, 2021

Sci-Fi – 26 pages – A burned and battered man turned slowly, rolling over on his back. Pain shot through his body. He started to lift his right arm, but stabbing agony shot through it, causing him to moan and…

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The ringing of the bells

The Ringing of the Bells

January 10, 2022

-Strange – 9 Pages – The Ringing of the Bells: Part I The city of Laketown was awakened abruptly by the ringing of the bells. A thunderous roar resounded across the entire city, from the West wall to the Lake…

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Humor

Binkle Bunny in Dead People Taste Funny

January 19, 2022

Andrew R.A. Owen – Humor – 6 Pages – The sun was setting over the Cummy Todge public house and a gentle wind whistled across the grass plains. Binkle Bunny sat outside on a bench, the fading light glistening off…

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THE UNIVERSALITY OF MAUREEN

May 3, 2008

Water gushes down from the showerhead onto me and my troubles are washed away. They of course accumulate again, as does the dirt during the working day. But a good shower – nothing beats it – not a good hard…

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Sandcastles

December 16, 2021

-Strange – 11 Pages – This story begins in the age of myth. It was a time when demons haunted nights, mushrooms housed gnomes, and knights fought dragons. I wasn’t just Anthony, I was Sir Anthony. I had just begun…

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Humor Archives

Bacon Becomes Her

October 17, 2004

3 Pages “Brenda’s a pig!” “Roger! Aren’t you two engaged?” Tim paused mid-sip. “That’s your fiancé you’re talking about.” “I know, I know.” Roger took a swig of his Red Hook ESB and wiped his mouth on his shirtsleeve. “But…

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