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Marlene for State Senate

April 14, 2021

Longshots make the best winners. If Marlene Sebastianelli emerges after the May 18 special election as the new Pennsylvania state senator for the 22nd District, voters can finally expect a legitimate champion of the people. Current state Rep. Marty Flynn is the endorsed Democratic Party nominee for the job loyal Democrat John Blake held for […]

Three-Alarm Fired: A Short Story

April 12, 2021

Veteran general assignment reporter Scott Blake awoke to color action news on the big screen television he left on all night. Dancing shadows from the TV flames engulfed the room as he rolled out of bed and stood in a slow yet smooth motion. The editor would likely call soon. Grab your notebook and get […]

Scranton Lives Matter! The End

April 9, 2021

How many tacos you going to eat, Ma? Mabel wiped a dribble of Tapatio hot sauce off her chin and bit into another loaded spicy halibut taco at a freaky fish shack on the Harford Pier overlooking the wonderful spot where Port San Luis meets the Pacific Ocean. As many as I want, she said. […]

“Cosmetic Drudgery,” a short story

April 7, 2021

You couldn’t miss it. Todd got bug-eyed and pointed. What’d you do to your lip? Kelsea paled, spun on her red high heels and clacked down the hall. The next morning at 9 a.m. Todd’s supervisor called as he was working his way through monthly expense reports in his cubicle. Could I see you in […]

Scranton Lives Matter! Ch. 32

April 5, 2021

Gawking at the cracked dressing room mirror, combing a dangling strand of thin hair while trying to figure out where the plugs would be if he really was Joe Biden and had hair plugs, Timmy Kelly prepared for his debut at Club Pocono. Located as the landfill gull flies about three miles west of the […]

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