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Upside, Downside

Harold visited the colony at Darimere VI, carrying his golf clubs. In the vaulted hallway, he said, “We’re inside a living animal?” “Yes,” said Givenchy. “The Gigatrobe is thousands of meters long, and unharmed by us. We only add furnishings, … Continue reading

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Dangerous Liaison – Gargleblaster Microstories #263

“Mrs. Henretty,” said Dr. Knowles. “Your son fell three stories. He’s alright.” “He with that Jones widow again?” snarled Petunia. “Yes, Ma’am.” “He hurt anythin’ vital?” “He received a concussion.” “Busted his head?” “Yes, Ma’am.” “That’s alright. He weren’t usin’ … Continue reading

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Trophy Hunt – Gargleblaster Microstories #262

Wealthy magnate Henry Worthy aimed at the male lion. His manservant Potts prepared tea. “I believe this hunt is folly, sir.” Worthy scoffed, “Who’ll stop me?” Another lion pounced upon Worthy’s back. Calmly, Potts sipped his tea. “I believe his … Continue reading

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It Depends – Gargleblaster Microstories #261

The retirement community was okay with Fred, but something was burning. “Oh that’s Mr. Garza,” said Miss Poole. She pointed. Garza was stuffing handfuls of Habanero peppers down his mouth. “Mr. Garza!” scolded Miss Poole. “Did we forget our asbestos … Continue reading

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The Cougar – Gargleblaster Microstories #260

“Thirty-two,” said Sabrina. “Thirty-two candles?” exclaimed Minette. “Honey, you still got a smokin’ body okay? But there’s no way you’re only thirty-two years old.” “Sorry,” smiled Sabrina. “Forty-four candles.  I thought you asked how many men I taught to be … Continue reading

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The Shyster

Morley argued against scientifically accepted Climate Change. He built a pond filled with koolaid. Morley was hideous, but dated beautiful women. At his party, I asked, “How do you get such beautiful girlfriends?” Morley shrugged, “They drink the koolaid.” _________________________ … Continue reading

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Ace In The Hole

Two NFL owners sat in the press box. Brighton’s team was a perennial power. Miller said, “Our quarterback leads the league.” Brighton smiled contentedly. “We’ve got the Defensive MVP!” Brighton blew smoke rings. “What about you?” Brighton smiled. “We’ve got … Continue reading

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