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“A Not-So-Very Special Episode of ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,'” by Jeff Coe

Aug 20th, 2021 | By

The verdict on the last featured menu item had been given, (“These maple turkey necks are through the roof and out the chimney”). Moments later, as it had hundreds of thousands of times previously, the iconic ’67 Camaro convertible—driven by the show’s host Guy Fieri—sped into frame.



“Matching With A Mermaid,” by J.D. Harlock

Aug 20th, 2021 | By

You have matched with Ariel



“A Day in the Life of a Dinner Plate with Decorative Ambitions,” by Miriam Jayaratna

Aug 20th, 2021 | By

6:03am: In my recurring dream, I’ve been transformed from a dinner plate into a decorative plate. I’m mounted on the kitchen wall, imperiously looking down at the workaday dishware as they toil away. No one speaks to me. No one places anything upon me. Passersby admire my rendering of the Queen Mum on her 90th birthday. 



“Previously On ‘Time Sock: The Sock That Travels Through Time,'” by Arie Kaplan

Aug 20th, 2021 | By

What do you mean you haven’t seen Time Sock: The Sock that Travels Through Time? Like, ever? You haven’t seen it ever? Wow, have you been missing out.



“I Freaking Love You!” by Nathan Leslie

Aug 20th, 2021 | By

I love you, sunshine. Good morning! Thank you for being there for me every day, to wake me up and warm me and force me to buy overly specific lotions and SPF50. I love you!