A Part Of Me Is Lonely Because Parts Of You Are Gone

A Part Of Me Is Lonely Because Parts Of You Are Gone   His name was Pants. They called him ‘Shorts’ for short. Pants had been working at The Prometheus Tupperware And Other Things That Seal Tight Emporium for several months when his boss walked into the office one morning carrying the 19x12x16 inch tight …

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Periwinkle (aka The Winger Bomb)

                      (from unpublished manuscript: The Crayon Box Manifesto) Periwinkle Time: Post-Apocalyptic Place: Earth! in the 1950’s grade school film strips preached          the duck and cover method for survival          a ‘just the tip’ solution          for surviving          a nuclear bomb but civilization as they’d known it didn’t end in mushroom clouds …

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15 Things I Learned While Watching: Commercials Last Night on Digital-Antenna TV

                                 15 Things I Learned While Watching: Commercials Last Night on Digital-Antenna TV 1. The Plot: When Helen left she took a lot of things with her, including the cable TV. Post-Helen I've thought about having the damn thing re-installed, but the whole idea of choosing a cable provider and talking to them on the goddamn phone or whatever you …

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8 Things I Learned While Watching: Brothers

                                 (historical note: Brothers originally appeared in Illiterate Magazine. Only the title and insertion of various numberings have changed) 8 Things I Learned While Watching: Brothers 1. The Plot: (according to IMDb) "A young man "comforts" his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan." 2. First things first (or 2nd). When …

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In A World In Which Raisin Bran Is A Sexual Position, And Not A Cereal

                                                                      In A World in Which Raisin Bran is a Sexual Position, and not a Cereal               In a world in which Raisin Bran is a sexual position and not cereal, she almost never leaves him and the recent Oscar winner for Best Picture was The Ghost and the Darkness, even though it's …

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12 Things I Learned While Watching: Movie Hookers–Julia Roberts vs. Elizabeth Shue

12 Things I Learned While Watching: Movie Hookers--Julia Roberts vs. Elizabeth Shue 1. The Plots: In Leaving Las Vegas Elizabeth Shue plays a gritty, street hardened prostitute who befriends a sad dude (Nicolas Cage) who's moved to Las Vegas on a semi-holy mission to drink himself to death. In Pretty Woman Julia Roberts plays what …

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