The King Sep02

The King

“Oh, Jeezie, that was wonderful! I mean just really, truly, mind-blowingly, incredibly wonderful! Some girls I know have called you the king of… of…. I don’t know and really don’t care what anyone else calls you or says about you. You are just the King, that’s all!” “Why, thank yuh,...

Sound Logic:  A Philosophic Editorial Mar17

Sound Logic: A Philo...

We have all heard that quasi-philosophical question and have pondered it and wondered at the accepted truth of the answer that is famously given to it. The question to which I allude is this: “If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one to hear it, does it really make a sound?” The...

Interplanetary Comme...

In case you haven’t read it, you can read the first part here. The story that comes before can be found here.   And in the Flomcarpian hinterlands the workers harvest the flowers of the grpflarkpf bush from which the distillate, called grpflarkthguk, an beverage that is extremely...

Where Fudge Is Made

When the Terran Interplanetary Diplomatic Service opened relations with the major civilization on the planet Flomcarp in the solar system of the median stellar body called Grantius by the Terrans, Whowhatso by the Flomcarpians themselves, it was for a single economic reason. Flomcarp’s sole...

The War of the Jesi

When Jesus first appeared in New York City, no one paid him any attention. When he appeared in Cairo, it came about with the same result. However, when he simultaneously appeared in Chicago, London, Madrid, Beijing, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Melbourne and Miami, people began to take notice and ask questions. The questions weren’t enough, though, especially since only one man had the answers—and he wasn’t raising his voice in the din to admit to anything. Also, the questions did not come soon enough. It became evident very quickly that the Jesus delusion was not isolated to one person in this locale and another person in another city. It...