Gretchen “Gretch” Walden had been, above all else, renowned for her New Year’s Eve parties. They were always a very… Read more Competition Kills
Month: December 2021
All at once, they were everywhere. You could see them on all the lawns—flaccid during the day, and then fully… Read more The Inflatables
Pin Pricked by Santa
The minuscule-sized pin seemed to gloat rather than glint at her as she removed it from her bike wheel. What… Read more Pin Pricked by Santa
Marissa found it odd that John should choose to very strategically position the mistletoe in a prominent part of the… Read more COVID Mistletoe
Memoirs of an Imperfect Highway, Or: Administrative Assistant III
It had been some time since I had a need to drive down this highway. I tried to avoid it… Read more Memoirs of an Imperfect Highway, Or: Administrative Assistant III
The Slowest Chipotle Wrapper in the World
If she were wrapping those tacos as though her life depended on it, she would be dead. Yet maybe some… Read more The Slowest Chipotle Wrapper in the World
Anna LeVin did not want a child. And if she had to be saddled with one, she certainly did not… Read more The Foragers
“Britney Spears Shirt?!” the Hot Topic Staff Repeated Over and Over.
Having the words “Britney Spears shirt” emphasized repeatedly while waiting at the Hot Topic checkout counter to pick up her… Read more “Britney Spears Shirt?!” the Hot Topic Staff Repeated Over and Over.
Cream (Cheese) Yourself!
New Yorkers, despite the ghettoness of their daily lives, are still somehow expectant of always getting what they want. Unfortunately,… Read more Cream (Cheese) Yourself!
Christmas Don’t Live Here Anymore
It was all done so rotely. Amy imagined not just for her family, but families across America as the pressure… Read more Christmas Don’t Live Here Anymore