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Scranton Lives Matter! Ch. 31

April 2, 2021

All Harry Davies could do was watch in horror as hundreds of cases of bogus COVID-19 tonic he needed to deliver to pre-paid cash customers whose money he already spent went up in smoke. No doubt some anti-Christ Antifa terrorist had torched the truck Harry Davies had hotwired and driven from the U-Haul lot. Who […]

Scranton Lives Matter! CH. 30

March 29, 2021

When Gino arrived at his favorite Lackawanna River fishing hole, another fisherman had already staked out the spot. Gino set up about 15 yards downstream, sneaking sideways glances at the other angler who sang classic AM radio oldies songs out loud to himself as he reeled in and cast and reeled in and cast again. […]

Baby’s First Sentence

March 28, 2021

Jen bellowed with revulsion. Josh did a joyous touchdown dance in the middle of the living room, knocking over an end table in the process. Did you hear her? Did you hear her? Jen started to cry. Baby Jen dribbled spit down her chin. Our little girl said her first sentence, Josh said. Baby Jen […]

Scranton Lives Matter! Ch. 29

March 26, 2021

Idling outside the bar, the yellow Scranton School District bus sat driverless and empty. Each morning the driver stopped for a bottle of Miller High Life and a shot of Old Grand-Dad bourbon whiskey. After delivering the neighborhood Catholic hooligans safely to their teachers he always made the same statement Little bastards, he said. Earl […]

Michael Jackson Lives

March 24, 2021

In 2005 a man we’ll call Artist X never missed a day in court during Michael Jackson’s four-month-long child molestation trial. Picking up his pen one day in a California courtroom, the artist opened a reporter’s notebook to a clean lined page. Never taking his eyes off Jackson who sat pale as a grim zombie, […]

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