...make Porgonade. It's probably more refreshing than green milk from a giant surf creature's udder.
Warning: restroom rocket-waving contest. Which is somehow not a euphemism. Probably not safe for work if your supervisors are touchy or you don't want to be laughed at for watching something so silly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YldQM1Wk_s Sorry to inflict this on you, but it was WAY too bizarre not to share.
Even if you don't actually "Trump" your poor, long-suffering kitty who implores you not to do this, please, pleasepleaseplease, you should look at what's coming out of the #TrumpYourCat hashtag online because it's freakin' hilarious. Also, I think your cat would be a better President than the person that's being made fun of here. I... Continue Reading →
Our perceptions are WAY more dependent on our expectations and preconceptions than we like to think. Do you think, perhaps, that this extends beyond food to our social and political worlds? I'm wondering, too, how it has colored my perception of short stories and novels I've liked or disliked in the past. Hmm!
A 13 word story: Decades arguing at strangers Found dead on his laptop Stroked out on trollrage ------------- I've had my share of internet arguments. Some of them were lengthy, acrimonious, and frankly, in hindsight, utterly ridiculous. Happily, I haven't gone full ridiculous in quite some time, and I don't think I'll be going back... Continue Reading →
First, the clickbait titles themselves. On page 2 (the link to page 2 is allllllll the way at the bottom of this page, under the related post thumbnails), I will post the title plus the book the title refers to. That way, you can enjoy guessing which books the clickbait titles are 'advertising' before going... Continue Reading →
Archaeologists often find strange and even dangerous things during their explorations. When Clay and Sandy uncover an ancient frozen cat on the Siberian plains, they have done just that, for Kwirrrf is not accustomed to being a pet. In fact, he's more accustomed to being a pet owner... This is my fifty-sixth title published on Smashwords. ... Continue Reading →
I'd love to have an image here, but I can't find a decent non-copyrighted one. If you'd like to see the machine described, plug "Vendo 81" into your favorite search engine's image search. This is a sentence fragment from a short story I'm working on; the protagonist is seeing ghosts of vending machines past.... Continue Reading →
The license below does NOT refer to the image above, which is a free use image from Morguefile. The license below refers ONLY to the written work below IT: the text of README by S.A. Barton. In other words, if you do choose to spread this story around, distribute it in its entirety, unchanged, attributed... Continue Reading →