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a warm waterproof hip-length jacket usually with a hood, originally worn in polar regions, but now worn for any outdoor activity


(informal, derogatory) a socially inept person with a hobby considered by most people to be boring

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The News From Sundown, NM

Sundown, NM - Authorities report that a 180 metric ton blue whale fell from the sky last night and c…

Published 3 years ago.


Pandemics have wreaked havoc throughout human history. In the 14th century the bubonic plague, or “…

Published 4 years ago.

Al Naham

The old men say that singing the fidjeri makes one go blind, but what can I do? I am al naham on a …

Published 4 years ago.

Notes on The Final Creation of Sir Alfred Worthington III

Sir Alfred Worthington III coughed as he tightened the final screw of his new automaton. He covered…

Published 4 years ago.


? awakes to inky blackness and silence until a voice calls out from some indefinable distance.


Published 4 years ago.

The Curious History of Wayfare, Alaska

The story first appeared in an issue of National Geographic. It chronicled a journey taken in the 1…

Published 4 years ago.

The Seanchaidhe

The old man sits at the bar in Connoly’s Pub. In one hand he holds a pint while the other gesticula…

Published 4 years ago.

The Room

“What do you see?” the doctor said.

“It’s dark.”

The girl sat in the corner of the room, knees pul…

Published 4 years ago.

The Encore

Jewel sat astride her palomino horse, clutching the urn full of her husband Kimbel’s ashes. It had …

Published 4 years ago.

Greenbriar RFD

The town of Greenbriar sits about thirty miles north of nowhere. Founded in the mid 1800s, the town…

Published 4 years ago.

Freaks Like Us

The knock came just after midnight. I’d been laying in bed listening to this old 80s band called th…

Published 4 years ago.


Everyone cried when they heard about Mary. Girls who hated her before the shooting blubbered like t…

Published 4 years ago.

Honey Creek

A few weeks before graduation I skipped school with my buddy Jordan.

We were hanging out under the…

Published 4 years ago.

The Operating Theatre

The doctor stood at the center of the Operating Theatre, examining his surgical instruments. Beside…

Published 4 years ago.

The Camp

Ada stood on the surface of the moon and stared back at her home planet. Perimeter drones circled o…

Published 5 years ago.


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