[Still 21] Me getting out of the truck. I think I was telling him we had to get out of there, which he knew. Nothing felt right but we at least had some money now and we could pay for the gas. [Still 20] Joey getting us some gas. You should send this one to […]
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[From “Phoebe 2002: An Essay,” a collaboration in progress. “Phoebe 2002” is a mock-epic based on the 1950 movie All About Eve, starring Bette Davis as Broadway star Margo Channing. Margo’s lover, director Bill Sampson, is about to fly to Hollywood to work on a film. “Starstruck” fan Eve Harrington, who Margo has just befriended, […]
Elvis didn’t know why His foot wore a black veil to be away from the world. People asked Him, “Whose foot is that with the veil?” Embarrassed, He’d say “I don’t know I don’t know!” One day a passing truck blew the veil away. Startled, they stared at one another. “It is good my foot,” […]
Judge Judy I am taking my mom to court because she never lets me go on field trips. The judge rules in my favor. The child is always right, she says. My mom throws a lollipop at Judge Judy’s face. The sheriff peels the sucker to reveal that Judge Judy is really Judy Garland. Virgin […]
Dr. Zaius, I love you. Come back to me. My thumbs, my beard, my cold human feet.