This Feral Soul

Time captives could be all the memories a head can hold. Every old man is a boy dressed in old man leather. Leather shows the times gone by, the extended hours in the sun, jokes told to wrinkle around the eyes, and sorrows borne to wrinkle around the brow. If he’s been anywhere, he remembers […]

Free Short Fiction: The Gibson Diet

Eighteen days was how long she claimed to have been on the Gibson Diet. It wasn’t bulimia. It wasn’t the Keto, or the Caveman, or the Mediterranean. She wasn’t crash-coursing on newly discovered vegetables from Bolivia either. It was the Gibson Diet. The point was to mainline digital nutrients right into the back of your […]

Rules of Robotics

Isaac Asimov came up with some interesting rules for robots. I paraphrase them to add a bit of focus and clarity to them. Isaac’s rules of robotics (paraphrased): No robot may harm humanity or allow humanity to come to harm. No robot may harm an individual human. No robot may disobey a command, unless the […]

Daylight Saving Time Fools Pranks

1. Find someone who speaks a foreign language: French, Urdu, Japanese, whatever. Tell your pet DST Fool that you suspect shifting clocks has put you in a different time zone. Have the foreign language speaker call them on the phone several times during the day. Sit back and watch your Fool get super confused. 2. […]

Room for More

I woke this morning and skipped the common starts. Instead of cereal, I poured milk into the coffee grounds. I grabbed a spoon and started chowing. It was gritty, like Grape Nuts. While I was eating, I figured I’d save some time, so I fit things in between chews in this order: I started the […]