Fake Nonfiction

“Former New Radicals Frontman Kicks Ass Again,” by Sean Pravica

Jun 24th, 2020 | By

Gregg Alexander, frontman of the nineties alternative band New Radicals, reached a significant legal milestone over the weekend after he was arrested for the one-hundredth time. Like all past charges against the singer-songwriter, he was once again booked for assault.

“Under New Management,” by David Cook

Jun 10th, 2020 | By

Dear Reader,

First, thank you for your continued support of David Cook, flash fiction author.

You may have noticed a steady decline in the quantity and quality of output published by David in the last year.

However, David Cook is now under new management! He has quit his day job and is ready to FLY!

“Baffling Historical Coincidences,” by Daniel Galef

May 27th, 2020 | By

In the year 1858, a young Oliver Booth, brother of John Wilkes, saved the son of future president Abraham Lincoln from being crushed between two railway cars.

“A Message from Your Skin,” by Doug Gower

May 6th, 2020 | By

Skin, I’m waterproof.  That’s a feature not emphasized enough when we extol the wonders of this 360-degree, wraparound envelope of living flesh that you exist inside. 

“A Scientific Explanation of Why It’s Not Our Fault That The Neighborhood Squirrels Started Eating Coffee Beans,” by Prisca Bejjani

Apr 29th, 2020 | By

Dear Neighborhood, 
We just wanted to let you know that the potentially erratic behavior of the neighborhood squirrels is completely unrelated to our having dumped a bag of coffee beans in our compost. It was a low quality brand presented to us from our in-laws, but, being the environmentally conscious people we are, we are composting instead of trashing them.