Stories tagged parody

The Amazing Adventures of Macro-Microbe

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Macro-Microbe parked his car and proceeded on foot, which was a misnomer because he had no feet. Typical for Manhattan, no one gave him a second glance except for a homeless woman who tried to sell him hand-sanitizer. Macro-Microbe locomoted himself insid

A Letter to the Global Warming

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I am mightily pissed. I was, like, waiting for you last night, at the Greenhouse cafe, and you stood me up. I should have listened to my mom who always advised me not to go on blind dates, but you are so popular that I just couldn't help myself. When I ca

Sunday Book Review

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Under the banner of “fairness and balance,” the foxes set up their own television news network called—you guessed it—Fox News.

Sing for Me

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I am beginning to worry. There is something that they are not telling me. I am afraid that something bad is going to happen.


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According to the weatherman's morning forecast it was supposed to be a dark and stormy night. Unfortunately for Doctor Von Übel the weather had other things in mind...

The Oiliest Secret - Chapter 7: Return to the Scene of the Sexiness

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This story is so stupid even I can't believe I'm writing it.

Blanche DuBois Gives You a Tour of Her Company's Christmas Party

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You don't smoke, do you? Unfortunately, pet, there is not an indoor smoking area. But there is an indoor cocaine area!

Happy New Year's

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Start white flour diet.

Learning About Sonnets

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Sitting in the upper last row of Wyatt Hall, Matt stretched his long legs under the fold-up desk top. He looked down past his fellow students' heads to barely catch something Dr. Mock had said. . . .

Bruce & Elizabeth (The Sincere Writer Twin)

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All this time I have known on some primal cellular level that what I actually needed was a woman like you...a woman who has read many books and understood them

Cole Porter Song Parody

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A brief novel excerpt featuring two characters breaking out in song, with lines like 'Arabian knights dance sheikh to sheikh.'

Two Cover Letters I Should Have Sent

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In closing I will say your magazine was chosen at random following a hat drawing that took place at a community park near my house called the Long Fork Community Park.


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I hope I don’t have aches and pains in heaven Cause here on Earth I ache in all my parts These old bones don’t have the spring they used to I sure hope heaven has electric shopping carts

First Contact

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All through their descent sequence K’var had nervous premonitions.

The Tale Of Brave Grinelda

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Once upon a time in the days of old There lived a poor tailor who- I am told- Did brag that his daughter Spun straw into gold!