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Labor Day Distraction

“I was debating a couple Jehovah Witnesses yesterday and I challenged them for proof God has answered their prayers. After minutes of vague, emotional replies, one replied, ‘It was hot earlier today, now it’s cool.'” 124 more words

Matthew Sawyer


A long-ish, strange-ish story that was published in ‘Suburbs’, Issue 10 of Riptide Journal, in June 2014. 


All along Vicar Lane, construction cranes struck angular poses against the dusk sky. 3,988 more words

Short Story

Names and Initials: a partial disclosure

I am currently in the process of correcting the fake initials I’ve used in what I’ve written so far to accurate ones.  I think this provides people sufficient privacy, without requiring that I continue to use arbitrary letters, because frankly, I have a hard time keeping them all straight!  222 more words

HOWARD THE DUCK wasn't THAT bad of a film, right?

We’ve all heard the stories and we’ve seen it on people’s top 10 worst film lists; but after his cameo in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY… 581 more words


Twister (1989) Review

No, not the Helen Hunt movie!

For the third time, I turn my attention to a Crispin Glover movie; this time a little-known 1989 number based on Mary Robbinson’s novel “Oh!” 419 more words