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Tom Marcinko

The Nixon Wrangler's Tale

Published Jan 10, 2021 · 3,089 words (12 minutes) · 138 views

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A warning: This story contains many things that might offend some readers, including semi-explicit sex, "sci-fi violence," four-letter words that somehow retain a certain power, and a general spirit of meanness. Ellen Datlow said she liked it in spite of herself, and published it in 1998 on EventHorizon.com, a site you need the Wayback Machine to find today. The theme park name in this story was stolen from Judith Berman, who I hope forgives me.

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Stephen Dedman

Parallels

Published Sep 27, 2020 · 2,689 words (10 minutes) · 275 views

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What does it take to change history? Sometimes, maybe it's just one person deciding to speak out.

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Lucy Gabriel

Off the Menu

Published May 29, 2019 · 156 words (1 minute) · 527 views

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This is an angry poem I wrote in response to Brexit.

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Michelle Ann King

Jump, and I'll Catch You

Published Sep 19, 2018 · 2,782 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 649 views

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In 1990, British politician John Gummer famously attempted to quell public fears about mad cow disease by making his four-year-old daughter eat a beef burger on camera — because if people can say, ‘This is good enough for my kids,’ then it HAS to be okay. Doesn’t it...?

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Tim McDaniel

Incurable

Published Aug 21, 2018 · 1,359 words (5 minutes) · 436 views

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Skimp and Gomes help to analyze a person's DNA to figure out what kind of job that person might be best suited for. But one day they come across a set of DNA markers that indicate the person they are examining is something of a throwback!

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Tim McDaniel

The Weekly Informant’s Endorsements -- the Shocking, Untold Story!

Published May 29, 2018 · 1,096 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 601 views

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With an election fast approaching (and there always is), it's time for the tabloid to come out with its endorsements. But it's not easy, considering the fact that one candidate secretly worships Satan, another is a clone, and a third is not even as gay as he claims. An inside source tells us it's shocking!

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