Tag Archives: Satire

Media Genius

Bob Smith’s Youtube videos on proper care of pet birds all went viral.  Videos on bird care weren’t new. The format was. “Piper the bird” delivered the entire narration while being held by Bob. Bob never appeared which made the … Continue reading

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False Front

The city of Littlecoal, WV was very remote. Documentary filmmaker Joyce Morton had to walk five miles in sweltering July heat just to meet “Granny.” Granny lived in a ramshackle home beside Main Street…a dirt road. “This town was booming … Continue reading

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The Big Oops

Evil Dr. Genesplice stood outside the old factory, beaming. “Just think, Poc!” he said to his assistant. Poc, belonged to a species of intelligent Lemur that worked for the evil genius. “Sure, boss.” “Inside this building, a gigantic creature lies … Continue reading

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Guns and Old Lace

Gilbert found his three elderly aunts in the garden, drinking tea. “Aunties!” he called. “Is everything alright?” “Why of course, Gilly,” said Gertie. She shoved a bowl into his hand. “Have some strawberries.” Gilbert ate the fruit with relish. They … Continue reading

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Safety Measure

Driving along empty streets, North Korean Defense Minister Kwan looked outside. A huge golden statue of Kim Il-Sung presided over an empty plaza. His phone rang and Kwan answered. “Do you have the new Safety Measure?” asked Foreign Minister Jang. … Continue reading

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Monster in the Closet

Little Tanya was still screaming when her father ran into her bedroom. “What’s wrong honey?” worried Greg. “Are you okay?” Tears streaming, Tanya pointed at the closet. “Monster!” Greg sighed with relief. Many children imagined monsters in the closet. He … Continue reading

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Garden Gnomes Are Everywhere

Gerrold’s Gnome Emporium rested beside the highway in Southwestern Montana. The remote location was beautiful, but business was slow. Gerrold wanted to increase sales. He started importing exotic sculptures from everywhere. Susan loved the Emporium. She skipped her way through … Continue reading

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