From the forceps applied to my infant cranium during birth along with time spent reading the likes of Los Bros Hernandez, Kryil Bonfiglioli, Saki and Mervyn Peake, comes The Village Tales of Fekenham Swarberry. Here, for the first time, is a short story from a collection of same, entitled “Cigar Chewing Chumps.” So, open the door to […]
Mikey Flynn discusses the art of great conversation and examines Vanessa Van Edward’s guide to same, point by point.
Dear Human Resources Manager: I am applying for the position of President of the United States. Please find attached my resume. I’ve seen this ad running for several months now and I conclude that you have been unsuccessful in locating a suitable candidate. I believe I have the skills, experience and sheer ruthlessness to be […]
A poem about inequality
And as our supremo supercomputer Maybelline attempts to obey her contradictory commands, the integrity of the entire system is at risk. Does Maybelline not know that it is defective, that metaphorically speaking there is ladder in her tights, and that something has gone ‘orribly wrong? No, not her, because these mechanisms, however realistic they appear […]