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Misunderstanding our Own Perceptions: A Laughable Tale

Where’d You Go, Bernadette is about predetermined ideas, not just a narrative.  It is easy to overlook the moral of the novel because the...

A Full Color Read: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of...

This was my first encounter with Haruki Murakami,  long overdue I might add, and I was not disappointed. Murakami was someone I had heard...

Cartoon: People #5

#5 in Donovan Cater's Cartoon Series: Why I Hate People! No. 5 in Donovan Cater's Cartoon Series: Why I Hate People! Visit Donovan's website and view...

Lighters, Key Chains, Lottery Tickets, Death, Epiphanies, and Other Impulse Items

He knew it was his turn. he was next, and he was going to have to step around the guy and around his feet...

Wendigo

    Kate Parker found a wendigo in the freezer.  She blinked twice, closed the door, and went into Lewis’ office.  He glanced up before returning...

I Just Missed My Cat

I was sad is all. Not depressed, not yet. Only a little sad. A little. And my mom, she got me a psychiatrist. A...

Folding Laundry

It's funny, the strange thoughts that come to mind when doing household chores. Usually for me, small moments pulled from memory will sift through...

Standing Still At The Speed Of Life

April is Poetry Month, and here is another poem by Paul LeDuc Pretzer in the Word Slam section. Read and enjoy!

Game Day

"...simple: in the football game, you've got two..."             bzzzzzzzzzzzup. "...and we lost the football game." ?!             bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzup. "...and that's it. I mean, it's simple: in the football...

Stupid T-Shirt

Stupid T-Shirt   Nate always hated Saturday mornings.  It was a hate he accredited to the last decade or more, but one to which he had...