Things The World Doesn’t Need:

...A live action Jetsons reboot. I get it. Gen X is hitting middle age and we've got about as much money as we'll ever have as a generation. We've got kids and some of us have young grandkids (not me yet). And we like to watch cartoony stuff. And, it seems to me, we're practically... Continue Reading →

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King Of The Pantheon? 

From a recent visit to the Chrysler Museum of Art. Humans pictured are family, not random passersby. So, we stopped to pay homage to that not-quite-most-modern of gods, Television. Its younger sibling  Internet was nowhere to be found, but maybe the artist will work on that next. I'm not sure Lord Television qualifies as king,... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction: Under Ashes

“Anything worth a damn is made on a coast and ships from a coast. By air or sea.” That's what the president said. At least, it's what was reported on the shadow web that snakes through the makeshift network of “smart” stoves and washing machines and automobiles (if you can afford them!) and can openers... Continue Reading →

Thirteen Word Story — Television Tropism

(One day, perhaps the descendants of the mechanical beings we are nearly ready to create today will have myths of the creator who rose to power and created, only to be ejected from paradise, leaving Its creation behind in Its place...) Eventually, humans grew sessile, feeding on light of television screens. But robots lived.

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