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Found 91 stories tagged 'Satire'.


Tim McDaniel

There are Ways

Mar 14, 2019 · 647 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 11 views

Horror Humor Satire Dark humor

A new -- well, let's call him a "researcher" -- arrives with a new idea on how to achieve communication with chimps and dolphins.

dolphin with head sticking out of water during daytime

David Perlmutter

"How Candy Got Her Brother Back"

Mar 6, 2019 · 7,288 words (27 minutes) · 43 views

Fantasy Humor Satire

She thought it was going to be one of those normal look-after-your-younger-brother-days. It wasn't...


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Carrie Vaughn

The Girl Who Loved Shonen Knife

Mar 3, 2019 · 5,272 words (20 minutes) · 7 likes · 430 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction

Kit only wants one thing in the whole world: for her band, Flying Jelly Attack, the world’s greatest Shonen Knife cover band, to play at Cherry Blossom High School’s Spring Dance. Two things stand in her way: 1) Lizard Blood, a Lolita death metal band, her bitter rivals; 2) The end of the world.


Jen Knox


Mar 3, 2019 · 2,352 words (9 minutes)

Literary Fiction rideshare death Magical Realism jen knox fiction short fiction Fantasy Satire

"Am I dead?”  “You should be so lucky. All this craziness going on in your world.” As she spoke, a child who looked like Peter from The Snowy Day, the first book I remember reading, ran alongside us on the street in his red suit.

black and blue LED light

Angela Yuriko Smith

Pop Rocks

Mar 2, 2019 · 1,893 words (7 minutes) · 1 like · 2 views

Horror Literary Fiction Satire Science Fiction Bitter Suites nano meds renewable death recreational suicide

This is the first chapter for Suite and Sour, the sequel to Bitter Suites, a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® finalist. Like the last book, it all starts with our "Pop" guy at the Bitter Suites, a hotel that specializes in renewable death experiences. He's found a church with meetings at the hotel. They seek to experience resurrection in an immediate way. Of course, there are limitations... but "Popped" finds a work-around. All for the greater good?

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David Perlmutter

"Little Pony Ride"

Mar 1, 2019 · 2,369 words (9 minutes) · 47 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction

A collision between fantasy and reality....


David Perlmutter

"Vox Populi"

Feb 28, 2019 · 2,059 words (8 minutes) · 52 views

Fantasy Horror Humor Satire Science Fiction

Working in animation can come with its own particular, and bizarre, risks....


David Perlmutter

"The Brat and the Past Blast"

Feb 27, 2019 · 2,692 words (10 minutes) · 46 views

Fantasy Horror Humor Satire Science Fiction

The past is always with us, whether we want it to be or not. Even with superheroes...


Jude-Marie Green

Quantum Rose

Feb 25, 2019 · 2,608 words (10 minutes) · 2 likes · 44 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction Historical science fiction pirate physicist

My third Perihelion SF story. Quantum Rose is my take on a pirate story, wrought by a bored housewife with skills. Published August 2016. Sam Bellotto Jr helped me tweak the scifi details to elevate this beyond *just* a pirate story.


David Perlmutter


Feb 23, 2019 · 6,492 words (24 minutes) · 32 views

Fantasy Humor Satire Science Fiction

A superhero origin story, with a difference....