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Nostalgia / Reunion By Conquistador Publications
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You meet. A group forms. It's a process. Some come and stay, some come and go, some come and go and then return and eventually it's a different group or no one comes anywhere. But you meet again... More > years later. And remember the good times. Or the not-so-good times. Writing by Whit Frazier, Seann McCollum, Patrick Modiano, Travis Stebens, Kay Washko, Steve Silkin, Steve Chawkins, Liz Axelrod, Charles George Taylor and Richard Herd.< Less
Sing Along With Trumpy By Steve Silkin, Scott Goodwin, Michael Gam
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"Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand." - Mark Twain. Won't Get Trumped Again (to the tune of Won't Get Fooled Again) ... Trumpy's Knife (to the tune of Mack the Knife) ...... More > Trumpspray (to the tune of You Can't Stop the Beat from Hairspray ... I Hated Hill'ry but I Did Not Vote for Donald Trump (to the tune of I Shot the Sheriff but I Did Not Shoot the Deputy) ... and others! Stop crying and sing your way to laughter instead! You will be singing and laughing. For a time. Then you can go back to crying.< Less
Flight of a Hell Hawk: The Autobiography of Edward J. Lopez By Edward J. Lopez
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Edward Lopez grew up in Los Angeles in the 1920s and '30s; a Latino scamp sneaking into movies, fishing, riding bikes, like all the other kids. He spent a year with family in New Mexico, learning the... More > cowboy life on a ranch. Then World War II came along and soon he was a fighter pilot, taking part in dogfights and bombings that would help Gen. Patton's Third Army advance into Germany and fight the Battle of the Bulge. He also flew messenger planes under fire in Korea. As he looks back on his life, he understands some of the profound implications of how he survived and thrived. This is his story.< Less
The Cemetery Vote By Steve Silkin
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Sex, drugs and election fraud: Jace Kingman, a drug dealer, is recruited to round up Latino day laborers and take them to the polls on Election Day. Dan Vienna, a fired police officer and aspiring... More > internet porn producer, tries to extort a million dollars from a losing candidate for U.S. Senate by claiming he can prove the election was stolen. Everything goes wrong.< Less
Chill and Other Stories By Charles George Taylor
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Charles George Taylor is a payroll messenger in New York City. He grew up in rural Pennsylvania, served in the military and went to the city to live the gay life. These stories include lyrical... More > memories of his childhood, reflections on religion, contemplation of existence beyond the physical world, gay romance—and a lot of baking. No, really, a lot of baking. Charles loves to bake.< Less
Magnifying Glass and Other Stories By Seann McCollum
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Seann McCollum is a poet and painter living in Portland, Ore. His short stories ask the questions: Why does Amber take zombies so literally? Why do we call it fire? Is the outside-in world possible?... More > What do those battery-operated animals get up to at night when no one's watching? Is it possible that the Smurfs really exist and can their adventures can teach us lessons about how we should be living?< Less
YOU! OUT! NOW! By Steve Silkin
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In early 2016, I asked the folks participating in the Facebook page called El Camino Real Senior High School Friends to tell the tales of how they got suspended, for what and when. I didn't think... More > anyone could top mine, but I was wrong! And the stories and the conversations were so good that I couldn't let them fade into the ether of the Internet. So I preserved them for posterity here.< Less
The Telescope Builder and Other Stories By Steve Silkin
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I had moved to a new neighborhood, freshly carved out of a hillside on the western edge of the San Fernando Valley. My junior high was named after George Ellery Hale, the man who built the telescope... More > that unveiled the secrets of the universe. I’ve thought about Hale over the years, the man, his telescope, the school named after him and the students and teachers I knew there. It was in those days that a body was dumped up the street from my house. Then there was the kid who went home from school one day and shot himself in the head. Then there was the classmate I admired who got addicted to crack and died of exposure sleeping on a downtown street. I’ve thought about it all a lot. It must mean something. It must.< Less
Too Lucky and Other Stories By Steve Silkin
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Seventeen stories about people and life in L.A., New York, Paris, London and elsewhere.