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Forum: Fiction Today, 04:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,508
Posted By Prodigalson
I guess I should say something about thread and...

I guess I should say something about thread and civility here (shrugs on green robe).

Words of the week:

Thread drift.

Civility.

Myself included.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-16-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Prodigalson
Or, in my case, about three times a week for 1/2...

Or, in my case, about three times a week for 1/2 hour or so. Usually not even that - when the show's reaching the end, and the commercial breaks come so close together and last so long that there's...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-15-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah, we get fucked here, but it is a voluntary...

Yeah, we get fucked here, but it is a voluntary fucking,except for gasoline - in a sparsely populated, isolated area like where I live, you cannot function without a motor vehicle. Gas is a...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-15-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Prodigalson
Back when cable TV came into being, people asked,...

Back when cable TV came into being, people asked, "Why pay for TV?" and the answer was "No commercials".

It's been a long time ago, but I seem to remember MTV being preceded by the short music and...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-13-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Prodigalson
I don't watch hardly anything on television, and...

I don't watch hardly anything on television, and so am more aware of the ludicrousness of it all than someone who is hypnotized every day.

Television exists for one thing, and one thing only: to...
Forum: Fiction 05-13-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Prodigalson
He's trying to tell you something. That...

He's trying to tell you something.

That happiness isn't the be-all to end-all.

That, like love, it can make life eminently more worth living, but it is not a prerequisite.

It comes and it...
Forum: Fiction 05-13-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Prodigalson
It all makes perfect sense to me.

It all makes perfect sense to me.
Forum: Fiction 05-13-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By Prodigalson
I fear for his children.

I fear for his children.
Forum: Free Writing 05-13-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Prodigalson
Yep, it sounds about right for a head-on. You...

Yep, it sounds about right for a head-on. You might add something about the incredible amount of debris, and the area it covers, like there'd been an explosion; and the glass, everywhere. Something...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-13-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6,078
Views: 456,693
Posted By Prodigalson
Nah, nothing wrong at all, that a couple of shots...

Nah, nothing wrong at all, that a couple of shots of Scotch won't fix. Something to make the dailylife seem not so immediate.

I died once; went to a place where all was one, and one was all. I...
Forum: Poetry 05-12-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By Prodigalson
Haven't had the wind thing happen yet, but living...

Haven't had the wind thing happen yet, but living in the land of earthquakes and rain (and beating the plaster off the wall with a headboard, once in a while), I'd say you've captured the moments...
Forum: Free Writing 05-10-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Prodigalson
And yer rent's still late...

And yer rent's still late...
Forum: Free Writing 05-10-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By Prodigalson
There you go with your faith-based superstitions...

There you go with your faith-based superstitions again. Everyone knows that science says there is no reality...
Forum: Fiction 05-09-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,508
Posted By Prodigalson
He probably sees himself as Robert De Niro. ...

He probably sees himself as Robert De Niro.

Except when he's handing out dandified city clothes to naked Haitians (or wherever the hell it was). Then he sees himself as Jesus.

But I'd better be...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-09-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Prodigalson
You're probably steeping coca leaves.

You're probably steeping coca leaves.
Forum: Fiction 05-09-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,508
Posted By Prodigalson
Think M*A*S*H. Corporal Klinger. I'll bet it's...

Think M*A*S*H. Corporal Klinger. I'll bet it's close.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-08-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Prodigalson
So is a pseudo-skeptic a secret believer?

So is a pseudo-skeptic a secret believer?
Forum: Poetry 05-08-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Prodigalson
Yes, good to see you back, Nacia.

Yes, good to see you back, Nacia.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-08-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Prodigalson
Coffee's good when you're up before dawn with a...

Coffee's good when you're up before dawn with a big day ahead of you.

Iced tea was one of the few things I liked about Texas.

Peppermint tea with honey, lemon, and a shot of whiskey is a good...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-08-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Prodigalson
That portly naked man on a pogo stick just made...

That portly naked man on a pogo stick just made everything else that much more believable.
Forum: Free Writing 05-08-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By Prodigalson
The science is not in on the absolute realness of...

The science is not in on the absolute realness of those things proven to be real. Pluto, for example. I grew up knowing that Pluto was a real planet, welcome at solar system barbecues and showing up...
Forum: Free Writing 05-08-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Prodigalson
Hadn't really thought of that approach, Mr....

Hadn't really thought of that approach, Mr. Pierce, but the idea has a lot of merit. The next time the nieces try to post up in the front room, caterwauling about the dishes not being done, I'll step...
Forum: Free Writing 05-07-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Prodigalson
I suppose there is a story in there somewhere. ...

I suppose there is a story in there somewhere.



If I'd kept my clothes on in the beginning, I probably wouldn't have ended up in this mess.
Forum: Introductions 04-21-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Prodigalson
It must have been a few years (before my time),...

It must have been a few years (before my time), but welcome back.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-21-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Prodigalson
With an inferiority complex, otherwise you...

With an inferiority complex, otherwise you wouldn't have said probably.
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