Category Archives: pranks

“DIM Response” by Brother O’Brien & Brother Amoeba

Having discovered this nasty piece of propaganda circulating on the internet, we feel it is our duty to warn you all of how dangerous we are! From: Kirkett Miller, PhD To: the public at large Re: insidious cult (DIM) I … Continue reading

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“Opinion Poll” by yr

Too much? I hope it was too much. —yr [We now return you to the regularly scheduled Workshop agenda. Thanks for suffering! Good night!] eyes as u.f.o.s

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“There’s No Reason for You to Need to Know This” by yr

Hghghg —yr

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“Risk” by yr

…being judged poorly by the academy. —yr

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“Micro-Fiction Day!” by Richard F. Yates

Greetings Citizens, My goal for today, in preemptive celebration of tomorrow’s Arbitrary Numerical Superstition Day (Friday the 13th), is to write THIRTEEN pieces of micro-fiction before midnight tonight (Pacific Daylight Savings Time.) Anyone who is interested in participating in Micro-Fiction … Continue reading

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“Favorite Halloween Memory” by Richard F. Yates

Halloween 1987. My dad, handing out candy under a black-light bulb on the porch, says to some kid he’s just given a treat to, “Eat it now so we can see the effects!” —Richard F. Yates

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“More Fun with Dennis Bardens’ GHOSTS AND HAUNTINGS” by Richard F. Yates

On page 107 of Ghosts and Hauntings, after a description of a series of poltergeist occurrences, Bardens writes: “A strange story. Suspicion fastens upon A_____; but did the occurrences cause her hysteria or her hysteria cause the disturbances? When minds … Continue reading

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“In Sight” by Charlie Centipede

I’ve been relistening to old Monster Talk episodes, hoping that my life experiences will have altered me enough that shows I’m already familiar with will now feel like new because of how different I am as a person. During this … Continue reading

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“Fun in Public” by Marmie Shoostick

The next time you have to go to a public office (P.U.D. or City Hall or a bank, maybe) walk, in an exaggerated style, like you are trying to be extremely quiet. Tip toe, take huge but careful steps, and … Continue reading

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“Funny but True: A ‘Meat Cute’ Story” by Richard O’Brien

Flesh crawled. Literally. Mr. X, lying in a pool of his own precious fluids, stared quizzically, with the eye he had left, at Mr. Y, wondering how a human being could be so completely devoid of mercy, of empathy, of… … Continue reading

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