Humor

Get ready for a laugh with a light-hearted humor read.

alien
Tim McDaniel

Screwed by Frankie Frog

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 “Who’s your favorite?” The woman looked up from her book, tossing her dark hair out of her eyes. “Excuse me?” Alan hadn’t meant to speak.

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blackmail
Tim McDaniel

The List

 The front door – that’s where they would come through. The house did have a back door, in the kitchen, but there were piles of

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font
Tim McDaniel

Dr, Crawley, Guest Editor

Dear Readers – Readers, I say! When I accepted the request, the entreaty, the demand for me to be Guest Editor of this esteemed publication,

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#Home
Gene Glotzer

Steering

“That’s crazy. I’m a terrible liar. I can’t.” “Come on, Will. I’ll owe you big time. I want the best house for me and Jen.

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hero
Tim McDaniel

Zero Hour

Most kids, as they approach high school graduation, are faced with hard choices. Should I go to college? A college near home, or one in

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competition
Tim McDaniel

Getting Ahead in Business

 Graeme Wood turned the newspaper to Local News, folded it, and smoothed it flat on the plastic table in front of him. The waitress passed

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aliens
Gene Glotzer

Are We Alone?

“Kang!” came Kodos’ deep, booming voice. “I think I’ve found something.” “What is it?” Kodos pulled up the chart. “Do you see the third planet

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angels
Andrey Lukyanov

Worthless Structure Ventilator

When your eyes are soaked in all the nuances of light, maybe it’s time to close them, just for a little while… (Rock’n’Roll in a

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celebrity
Andrey Lukyanov

Smoke

Got a light? Oh no, I don’t even smoke, it’s just for the screen you know, feeling like Mickey Rourke here. I remember watching Nine

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#women
Casey Lawrence

The Fitting Room

It started with a tap tap tap. Startled, I opened the door to my fitting room, peeking out. I expected to see a sales clerk

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alien
Tim McDaniel

Welcome to SFCO

 Welcome, new employee, to the Superior Firms family of companies! We are gratified that you have joined us. However, as we are sure you (singular,

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brag
Tim McDaniel

The Horned Horror

Every boy at the lunch table was leaning forward. Steve was almost drooling, his mouth hanging slack. Julian picked at a pimple while staring at

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#Halloween
Crystal Walker

The Goblin Frat House Challenge

What happens when a goblin fails his fraternity initiation? Photo by Brian McGowan on Unsplash “Alright, boys! Tonight is a big night. Our newest sacks

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alien
Tim McDaniel

Taking the Waters

“It just doesn’t make sense!” Dr. Emma Zee jammed her hands in the pockets of her white lab coat and glared out at the sea.

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Barbarian
Tim McDaniel

Dungeons and Dental Plans

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 “I’m sorry, sir. You can include only one sword, mace, or war hammer in your carry-on baggage. The rest will have to be checked.” It

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coming of age
A.K. Noctua

My First Time Trying Pozole

The pristine light of the summer sun smacked me across the face. The massive jackhammer in my head told me we had danced in the

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Absurd
Matthew Portman

Le Petit

Photo by ÉMILE SÉGUIN on Unsplash or  ‘The Little’ By Matthew Portman April 27th, 2020 I’ve never seen a piece quite like it. Le Petit,

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Bangkok
Colin Devonshire

What Will? Who Will?

“What? Who?” Budgie asked. “Yes, Mr Um… Budgie, it is strange, but I am only passing on instructions as requested by my client,” said Mr

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Poem
This Life's Illusions

Harry’s Perspective

This poem was inspired by your responses to my post yesterday, ‘A Hairy Morning’.  It threaded it’s way into my head last night when I

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dark
Donald J. Bingle

Protest Seen

It wasn’t my fault. I was just minding my own business when it happened. I mean, really minding my own business. I was just walking

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brief
Andrey Lukyanov

As of This Moment

A piece of paper (which is now long lost but luckily has its content safely copied, author is anonymous) i’ve found some years ago on

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Black magic
Colin Devonshire

Here I Am

The bus rumbled like an empty stomach. We missed the bus stop by ten yards. It did stop. I got off alone. I didn’t wave;

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People will never steal your education from YOU!
Walker Ikard

PEOPLE WON’T STEAL THIS FROM YOU

Some people may try to steal your money. Some people may try to steal your car. Also, some people might try to steal your land,

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campaign
Tim McDaniel

Election Returns, Live

 The bulky figure stooped, bringing its head close to the ground, as if sniffing out a trail. Its electronic eyes whirred and the machine pistols

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Bogart
Tim McDaniel

Every Person Comes to Rick’s

The cafe the Social Connectors sent her to was more crowded than she had expected. Tinny Mozart came over the large speakers on either side

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biker
Tim McDaniel

Teen Angels

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 School had let out early that day for parent-teacher conferences, and so the sun was still bright and high as the kids walked home, there

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comedy
Crystal Walker

Meet Angie

A supporting character in the serialized RomCom “Matchmakers” Image created via Canva and using a stock image from Pixabay Recently, I introduced you to Maisie — the

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association
Andrey Lukyanov

Vocabulary-esque Part 1

What comes out of the human’s mouth could be lost in translation. Once it jumps from the lips and eclipses in the air, usually it stays

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Waking Up With a Strange Hat

The 30-day writing thing continues. “Ready for some coffee?” she asked as I wandered into the kitchen. I nodded yes and smiled She had her

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flash fiction
TzeLin Sam

The Missing Doormat

“This is absurd!” My husband, Christopher’s voice had gone up a notch higher as he exclaimed. The receptionist kept repeating herself, “Sir, I’m sorry but

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alternate
Tim McDaniel

Prince Morris

 His suicide attempt failed again that morning. That was no surprise; just like everyone said, Morris Sukenik was a loser, couldn’t do anything right. But

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action
Donald J. Bingle

Dark Energy

Energy surged through his sinews as he ran effortlessly through the shadow-splashed night, metal-banded legs stretching and springing as they churned the decaying detritus of

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#Halloween
Donald J. Bingle

The Test of Thirteen

“Bloodroot, nightshade, pond scum, a live tadpole, and fresh guano. Put into a large kettle with two quarts of fetid rainwater and heat while intoning

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anger
Andrey Lukyanov

Paper, Pen And A Few Buttons

I’m fucking tired of typing in a program. Sick of the fucking thing correcting me as I go along. Oh, really dear program, this sentence

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Agatha Christie
Tim McDaniel

A Death in Tadcaster

 Mr. Swettenham paused at the low gate to admire the roses. So many varieties, so artfully planted, so lovingly cared for. But the garden was

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Christmas
TzeLin Sam

Trash or Treasure?

It is that time of the year again! Christmas is coming. You have to make sure that your house is clean for visitors. You decide

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Crystal Walker

Meet Arnold (aka “Glitter”)

A supporting character in the serialized RomCom “Matchmakers” Saving the best for last in this group of friends, meet Arnold (aka “Glitter.”) “Arnold is a

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Colors
Andrey Lukyanov

It Is Up To You

The notion of love and beauty is still there right?  One might start to believe, especially with the last few years, that it’s an outmoded

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Animal communication
Tim McDaniel

There are Ways

 The new researcher arrived just as Jennifer finally got the chance to sit down with a cup of coffee. Cleaning out the chimp section was

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dance
Andrey Lukyanov

Motion Happens

Raindrops, sliding off the windshield of the bus that’s tearing through the road in a damp summer air at 90 mph, looked like spermatozoa under

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action
Donald J. Bingle

Train of Thought

“Wake up, dude.” “Huh? Where are we? What’s going on?” “Jesus, Cam, you’re a hard sleeper. Or maybe you had too many of those magic

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Andrey Lukyanov

Vocabulary-esque Part 2

What comes out of the human’s mouth could be lost in translation. Once it jumps from the lips and eclipses in the air, usually it

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food
Crystal Walker

The (Not So) Easy Bake Oven

The first Thanksgiving turkey I ever made. Everything I learned as a child did NOT help me. Image by Gerhard G. from Pixabay When I

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Art
Daniel Lyons

The Incredible Piano

The piano was just incredible. It sat there in the middle of the art exhibition, looking oddly out of place. Plain and black, elegant but

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alien
Tim McDaniel

Requisitions

Message Received 0843 – 14/3/2228–E Source: Colony LKe2289-P3 T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0 Requisition List Follows  14 Collapsible Extenders, 4-meter, Blue (Houseguest)  6 Entertainment

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cosy
Colin Devonshire

One Star!

“Thank you, most entertaining. That was the most tasteless meal I’ve ever had the misfortune to not eat. I was going to say eat, but

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flash fiction
Tanya Hall

A Night of Passionfruit

A 500 word first date flash fiction. Pasito is an Australian passionfruit soft drink.  “Tomato sauce?” “Prefer barbecue.” “Summer or winter?” “Winter. I like watching

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Limericks

Here are some limericks for your entertainment… ——————————————————- The elite work hard and they toil, To pass off as other than a boil, lie as

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#kids
Colin Devonshire

Einstein The Genius

Einstein The Genius “I’m gonna call you Einstein,” said Adam. “What’s an stein?” Henry asked. “Exactly.” “What are you on about?” “We are mates, yes?”

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he
Andrey Lukyanov

He

He grew up thinking that it was all fun.  Thought he’ll have everything that he’ll ever need and was so trustworthy that sometimes he thought

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Capitalism
Tim McDaniel

Meet the New Boss

 “And then over at Hower and Drake, I learned how to play bocce – that’s this game with balls, kind of like bowling – and

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alien
Tim McDaniel

Eavesdropper

 Gerardo sat on the warm bench and listened. Claude was on his right, thumping away at some game on his laptop, rocking the park bench,

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authors
Donald J. Bingle

Why Writers Write

Writers write for all sorts of reasons, but the general public always seems to want to create a simple dichotomy between writers who write for

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AI
Tim McDaniel

Blinking Noon and Midnight

 Len put down the book. He’d been kidding himself for an hour at least; the sweater wasn’t enough. The place was just too darn cold.

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Bangkok
Alex Mathers

Steam Room

Duanphen was thinking of hot Thai stew with plenty of garlic. It was edging past the nine-hour mark of soapy water scouring and sore fingers. 

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end of world
Tlase Morwane

Judgement

They swarmed in droves, moving like a herd of cattle fleeing the cracking whip. All one hundred and fifty billion of them — every person

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#women
Andrey Lukyanov

Vibe Diva

As insane as it may seem I remember once I’ve had a dream, Pristine in every single aspect, all colorful and drastic, She appeared to

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#kids
Brandon Diehl

Neighborhood Watch

The time has come. The time to protect this subdivision and all its fair inhabitants. I kneel down and adjust the playing card in the

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boredom
Andrey Lukyanov

The Mutilator

I am the mutilator. That’s what I saw. This dream, where I’ve found myself in the middle of the endless white space. No horizon, no

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acting
Tim McDaniel

Method Acting

 Derrick LaBlanc, member of the Screen Actor’s Guild Secret Action Group, locked eyes with the sweaty thug and waited for him to blink. All he

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flea market
Tim McDaniel

The Blackest Friday

The bell dinged as the door swept open. A couple this time. He was in a baseball cap and a dingy red coat, and sported

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cthulhu
Alex Shvartsman

Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma

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I just made the deal of the year and I couldn’t wait to tell Grandma. As soon as the customer left, I locked the front

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god
Tim McDaniel

Dei ex Machina

 March 31, in the early nineties.  It was the day he heard the word of God. Of several, in fact. Theo’s eyes flickered open as

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children's poetry
Michael Robert

Sickly Fred

The sniffles were the first to show, Followed closely by a cough. His nose got bright red and began to flow, The symptoms were real,

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evolution
Tim McDaniel

Subsidiary Class 2 Museum Report

So there is a hall devoted to Precambrian life, with its Cnidarians and the Ediacarans, and here’s one all about the Ordovician Biodiversification Event. That

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Democrat
Tim McDaniel

Incurable

 “Those the screening results?” Skemp asked. He put down his coffee. “Yep,” Gomes said. He put the files down on the table and sat down

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zombie
Tim McDaniel

Taken, One After Another

 Chad still hadn’t returned by morning. We all knew he’d been taken, just like Sandy. That was the way it was, ever since the dead

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bacon
Donald J. Bingle

Buzz on the Street

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“G’night, boss,” called out Gretchen as she used one liver-spotted hand to snatch up the cane hanging off the edge of her desk. She slung

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