Not So Goodburger

Not So Goodburger

31

Aug

2017

Recently, I was listening to the latest episode of Hold My Order, Terrible Dresser, one of my all-time favorite podcasts.  Although the week's guests were not familiar to me, I was delighted, as both a drunk and a huge RPG nerd, to learn that one of them manages a pub in Vancouver where you can order a burger complete wit ...
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Mania

Mania

7

Apr

2017

The results, so far, of the latest 'season' of my long-running fantasy wrestling league.  Enjoy, nobody!INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING 2017 EVENT SCHEDULESeason 57:  Colluctatio Ergo SumFriday Night Fights I:  Sic InfitFriday, Jan. 6th, 5:00am CST; Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan (Al ...
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Call My Baby Tabletop, Tell You Why

Call My Baby Tabletop, Tell You Why

17

Mar

2017

Spring is in the air, and a young man's heart turns to thoughts of love.  I am not a young man, however, so while the rest of you are out enjoying sunshine and greenery and doing your grotesque courting rituals, I am inside basking in the warming glow of a computer screen, thinking about all the role-playing games that mig ...
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Between Impression and Expression: Fred Hampton

Between Impression and Expression:  Fred Hampton

11

Jan

2017

With some things, you have to learn by either seeing it or participating in it.  And you know yourselves that there are people walking around your community today that have all types of degrees that should be at this meeting, but are not here.  Right?  Because you can have as many degrees as a thermometer; if you don't h ...
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As Rare as a Blue Sky

As Rare as a Blue Sky

8

Jul

2016

OLD TIME RADIO FAVORITESWhere Creeps the Shuffler!From the Casebook of Kidneypunch O’SullivanOh, Those Bulczywyczs!The Aaron’s Basinet Polish and Badney’s Consumption Grease Old-Time Variety Hunker-Down HourAround-the-Barn NewsFarmer Seth’s Country Comedy ChiaroscuroLi’l’ Jinx and the Hard Luck ...
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Degeneration

Degeneration

20

Apr

2016

Apparently there is much angst in the funny pages these days about the status of "Millennials".  This is apparently a generation that happened when no one was looking, and it is a subject of some controversy whether this generation is the worst of all generations to have ever existed, or actually super cool and great.  Wh ...
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Hi-Finance

Hi-Finance

19

Nov

2015

Hi there!  I'm Jesse Popinski, better known as Uncle Hi-Finance.  You may know me from HGTV's Money Hole, the Anything You Can Do I Can Do Richer pamphlet series, and my best-selling satellite radio show, Uncle Hi-Finance's Tax Shelter Hour.  Thanks for tuning in to my podcast, which will appear on your credit card bi ...
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Earth on the Menu

Earth on the Menu

26

Aug

2015

Greetings, extraterrestrial visitors!Ever since our own American astronauts, Lt. Chup Munnler and Captain E.G. "Spurts" Grandango, made contact with the people of Proxima Centauri VII eighteen years ago, Earth has become a popular tourist destination for visitors from every quadrant of our galactic sector.  We're pleased t ...
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Jail

Jail

17

Jun

2015

And so it was jail again: he could tell, before he had sight, from the smell. Shit and piss and standing water and stale-peach body funk. He clenched his eyelids against torch-light and let his mind wander along his body: his jaw was fat and sore, his lower back had been peppered by clubs (and worse, he desperately needed t ...
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Hell Is For Children

Hell Is For Children

11

May

2015

FROM:  Flavros, Great Duke of HellTO:  Mammon, Prince of HellRE:  Children's WingHey, Manny --Sorry to interrupt you on your vacation.  I hear Florida is really nice this time of year; here's hoping you get a chance to stop in on Merihem at Wet 'n' Wild.  I don't want to take any time out of your and Debbie's schedule, ...
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Stock in Trade

Stock in Trade

23

Apr

2015

From ZedCo, makers of such fine online entertainment products as Rotisserie League War Crimes Tribunal™ and FoodWasters Extravaganza™, comes the kind of experience that can not only transform the way we play games online, but the way we live.  StockBlock™ is the new gaming system that allows everyone to take part in ...
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Fights

Fights

8

Mar

2015

The fucking city man was going to get it, he’d been asking for it all night and he was goddamned well going to get it all right. He thought that Brog Bingand was stupid but he was the stupid one because he was goddamned well going to find out what was, who was…Brog Bingand had to concentrate on the card game now. The st ...
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Tasteful San Antonio: The Blottening

Tasteful San Antonio:  The Blottening

11

Feb

2015

Crime is no laughing matter, unless you’re a clown robbing a toy store. But sometimes, scanning the police logs and crime reports from San Antonio and other nearby law enforcement agencies, the curious blend of absurdity, wrongdoing, and straight-faced journalistic argot makes for an odd read.  Just because I don't live ...
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A Mean Pinball

A Mean Pinball

2

Feb

2015

Thanks for tagging along with me on this tour of the Seattle Pinball Museum!  You all have been a great group, and it's been a real treat strolling through the history of the silver ball with you.  We've seen some of the all-time classic machines during our walk, but before we conclude our little adventure, I thought I'd ...
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Heaven and Hell: The Architect

Heaven and Hell:  The Architect

24

Oct

2014

It was famously said by a man who had never been there that Hell is other people. Like most epigrams, it’s more clever than it is accurate. Hell is other people, yes; but not many. The energy and logistics involved in getting a dead man’s shade into Hell are so vast and complicated that it’s a fate generally reserved ...
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