MAN IN A HOTEL ROOM WITH A GUN

Taking it all in one long moment sitting there on the edge of the bed with a gun in your hand blood on the sheets a brunette laying across them naked pale stiff like a mannequin you don’t recognize the gun the room her your clothes You don’t know how you got there at all […]

THE NOISY BATHROOM FAN

At first Randall was appalled when the noisy bathroom fan suggested that he murder his girlfriend right then and there, but then he grew intrigued. With the fan’s persuasive voice, the thought of murder solidified into an ideal. Was it possible? In fact, was it the only thing that would set things right? He was […]

The Harrowing Descent of Mr. Hand Puppet

It started innocently enough he constructed a hand puppet named ‘Willy Nilly’ to entertain his girlfriend’s young son and together they put up clips on YouTube. “Hey-Hey-Hey! Duuuh! Howdy, Mr. Rabbit!” The shows started getting longer he made up more characters –more puppets. A shelving unit was built in the bedroom closet where they would […]

Why You Had To Kill A Man

He put your sister in the hospital again so now you’ve got to do something about it, don’t you? Fuck if he’s your friend. You pull over by the shed. There he is, fold-out chair on gravel half in the shade looking like a dead man. “I’m sorry, Man.” He keeps saying. “I’ll get help. […]

How to Kill a Ginger

Vickers was a fire-breathing ginger capable of mass-destruction even in the unlikeliest of places and therefore had to be kept under constant supervision lest he destroy your peace of mind, soul and your five-year relationship while going to the fridge to get a beer. I had spent the last half-hour trying to kill him with […]