Monthly Archives: February 2011

Commentary on “The Baby Machine”

“The Baby Machine” is one seriously strange story. I admit it. I like to follow an idea to the end and see what weird place it takes me. This one definitely went off the beaten track. Since learning about evolution … Continue reading

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Commentary on “Bless Me Father, For I Have Sinned”

In the confessional, Mary asks her priest for a harsher penance than a few Hail Marys, even though she has not committed any serious sins. She has some difficulty convincing him to flagellate her but succeeds. Three weeks later, having committed the sin of lust, … Continue reading

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Commentary on “The Man in the Middle”

The premise of this story is that a man, Mark, who has been divorced for five years, receives an email from his narcissistic ex-wife asking that he consider re-marrying her. That she is now married to someone else is no obstacle. She … Continue reading

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Commentary on “The Whore-for-a-Day Game”

I doubt that many who read this story are old enough to remember the TV show, “Queen for a Day”, which was one of the first big prize giveaway shows and could be considered the forerunner to modern reality television. … Continue reading

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Commentary on “A Most Surprising Date”

Those who have read more than a few of my stories will be aware that I’m quite fond of basing my plots on games of one sort or another. There’s something about setting rules that must be followed that appeals … Continue reading

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