Tag Archives: Satire

The Lab

Walking into the Gus Waldorf’s lab was like walking into the future. Sandy Gomez, science reporter at large, gazed around the science lab stunned by all the curious devices. At last, she found something familiar. “That’s a toaster, right?” she … Continue reading

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Trapping The Beast

Several people had disappeared down the escaped Tyrannosaur’s maw during its rampage through the streets. The entire city was in an uproar. Luckily, the police had chased the creature into the closed confines of the Brandt Auditorium. Policemen surrounded the … Continue reading

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The New Hard Work

The agricultural colony on the planet, Demeter, succeeded beyond all expectations. The previously untouched soil produced bumper crops every year, supplying 32% of Earth’s grain and vegetables. Still, dark clouds loomed. While the farmers of Demeter became richer each year, … Continue reading

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Futuristic Romancing

Sixteen-year old Raul pointed up at the window and sighed, “Pia is so beautiful. What should I do, Grandpa?” Grandpa Ernesto grinned, “You have to go ‘get’ the girl.” Mentally, he prepared a talk about poetry, music, and flowers. “You’re … Continue reading

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Special Smoked Beef

Cuesto’s Restaurant advertised the finest smoked meats anywhere. Gordon and Heath assumed the very best. Heath told the waiter, “I’ll take the Special Smoked Beef, please.” “Very good, sir,” said Emil, the waiter. “Please follow me.” He led them outside … Continue reading

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A Punny Tale

On the planet Patteron lived two humanoids groups. One was striped, the other checked. They were the same race, of course (skin coloring being their only difference), but few acknowledged this. Police Officer Striper (striped), lost the crook (checked) during … Continue reading

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Critical Supplies

At first, Sally and Dave were terrified when they saw the alien spaceship land. Even worse, the centauroid alien had a wolf-like head full of teeth. Turned out he was quite friendly and settled in to enjoy picnicing with the … Continue reading

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The Oversimplified Solution

George was taking pictures of the stars when he saw a huge area with no stars. He called the local astronomy club and all 112 of them rushed out. Soon the national press appeared. CNN broadcasted a Special Report about … Continue reading

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The Abduction

They all sat around the dying embers of the campfire. Esme, the youngest of the three, shivered. “We need more fire,” said Sylvia. She lifted her hand up and the stacked wood floated through the air until it landed in … Continue reading

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The Rejection

Two sea monsters rose from the sea near San Francisco. Thousands of years old, they were like human teen-aged males, looking for trouble. They raised up a hundred of feet out of the water, surveying their surroundings. “Let the wanton … Continue reading

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