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Tom Marcinko

Deep Space Sein

Published Feb 15, 2021 · 1,925 words (7 minutes) · 65 views

Science Fiction Newman parody Borg star trek crossover Seinfeld Deep Space Nine comedy clubs Gamma Quadrant

For some reason this story feels like an artifact of the 1990s. Scott Edelman published it in Science Fiction Age with a beautiful and hilarious illustration by Charles Demorat. I'll see if I can get permission to post it.

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Tom Marcinko

Henry the Human Flea

Published Dec 2, 2020 · 1,016 words (4 minutes) · 140 views

Science Fiction reader 1960s red scare Superheroes fleas insects parody alternate worlds j. edgar hoover

This story was published way back in the last century, in a British magazine called The Edge, edited by Graham Evans. It was originally conceived as a pitch for an anthology of Spider-Man stories, but the editor who sent me a polite rejection said it was "too weird for Marvel." (How's that, again?) It's fortunate that I was able to capitalize on the superhero craze years before it was ripe for monetization.

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Anatoly Belilovsky

Gifts of the Magi

Published Jun 13, 2020 · 952 words (4 minutes) · 257 views

Humor Literary Fiction Science Fiction Romance parody

O. Henry, Franz Kafka, and Hans Christian Anderson walk into a bar...

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A close up portrait of a famous south french insect : the cicada. Well known for its singings when the temperature goes above 25° C during summer. This portrait has been possible during a fresh episode in France. The insect is then very quiet and not able to escape from the lens.
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Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

There and Back Again

Published Jun 22, 2019 · 638 words (3 minutes) · 497 views

Fantasy Humor Dragons parody gold

What if Kickstarter had been available in Middle Earth?

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“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.” J.R.R.Tolkien
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Lucy Gabriel

The Charge of the Lightweights

Published Jun 4, 2019 · 217 words (1 minute) · 813 views

Humor Literary Fiction Satire poetry parody Drink tennyson

Tennyson meets first year university students on a bender. This poem was a finalist in the Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest. Originally published as C.L. Holland.

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Lucy Gabriel

Ode to My Dark Lady

Published May 14, 2019 · 96 words (1 minute) · 822 views

Humor Literary Fiction Satire cats poetry Shakespeare parody

This poem was written in a workshop on parodying Shakespeare. The cat in question is still, seven years later, just as terrible. Originally published as C.L. Holland.

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Kylo Ren