The Master of the Air

She was deadweight in his arms.

Aug 17, 2017

You got to make hay while the sun shines.

Jun 26, 2017
The Economics of First Wives

They’re a major capital investment.

Jun 3, 2017
Dinner With the Footnotes

There it was, out in the open for all to see, like an upchucked chipmunk from their cat Mitzi on the rug in front of us.

Mar 23, 2017
No Country for Dangling Participles

Don’t go dangling your participles around here you may never see them again.

Aug 3, 2016
Me and J.D. Salinger at Burger King

The greatest mind ever to stay in prep school.

Jun 11, 2016
De-MFA-Oscopy Helps Writers Overcome Harm of Advanced Degree

“I’ll love you even if you forget what a trope is.”

May 4, 2016
Waiting for a Liver

“I didn’t know jack about pleasing a woman.”

May 3, 2016
Won’t My Baby Be Cute?

“That’s what tacky people do.”

Mar 25, 2016
An Indifferent Irishman Signs My Petition

I ask if he can spare a minute and he says yes. This is about your ancestors and mine, I say how, forced off the land, they sailed west to Boston where, if they didn’t die on the way, they and their faith were scorned in the schools. He listens, a bit distracted I can […]

Mar 17, 2016