Satire

Encountering an Arkansas State Senator

Remember, most Arkansas State Senators prefer to avoid contact with constituents, and any Arkansas State Senator you do see is probably just as frightened as you are!

Redshirts by John Scalzi

John Scalzi’s Redshirts is a clever satire with the lasting power of cotton candy. It’s to be consumed, quickly, then melts away from consciousness.

New Trend: Sleeping Baby Massage

Beverly Hills, CA—A hot, new trend is sweeping California. After a long day at work or a tough session of crossfit, people across the state are seeking sleeping baby massages. It’s similar to hot stone massages, but instead of stones, warm, sleeping babies are placed across the back and head.

Online Quiz Hits Too Close To Home

Cleveland—Indians fan, Rick Dobner, is stumped by online quizzes. “I don’t get it,” Dobner said, “all my friends post these quiz results to Facebook saying what city they should live in, which Walking Dead character they are, and for me, they just don’t work.”

Woman Down the Hall Responds to David Gilmour

Yes, I’m down the hall from David Gilmour. Each week students stop by my office with names like questions escaping their mouths. Oates? Atwood? Munro? We’ve heard you teach these things, they say. I nod. Gesture toward a seat. Sit down, I say.