Posts Tagged ‘ Nonfiction ’

“Nyetovshchik,” by Dale Stromberg

Dec 29th, 2021 | By

As I imagine you know, there’s a protocol for getting into an elevator.



“Saving the Pure-Blooded American Alpha Male,” by Sara Traynor

Nov 17th, 2021 | By

While the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the nation, a subtler, far more dangerous pandemic has silently infiltrated the minds and bodies of America’s men: Soy Boyism.



“For I Will Consider my Cat Oskar…,” by C. A. Bellamy

Nov 3rd, 2021 | By

Nobody gets a cat on purpose, no one wakes up one morning and decides they want to take care of a small useless predator for a decade or more; cats just sort of happen to a person, we end up with them, like children or guns.



“You Think Your Luck Is Bad,” by Amy Wright

Sep 29th, 2021 | By

For my entire life anytime I complain about anything my mother responds with some newly acquired anecdote about someone who has it harder. I first noticed the pattern in college after I griped about a roommate and she told me about a boy born without hands who had taught himself to paint by holding a paintbrush between his teeth. 



“An Unofficial Dental History,” by Bill Jones

Sep 1st, 2021 | By

We’ve all heard horror stories about small town medical practices.  I guess I got off lucky. I grew up in the 1950s in Frederick, Maryland, at the time a town of fewer than 20,000 people. I never had to go to the local orthopedist, a man nicknamed “Wrong Knee” or had a colonoscopy performed by that doctor who kept his patients awake and just had them lean over a sawhorse to let the scoping begin. Things were a little dicier for me, though, in the dental arena.