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Wheaties Box Guy
You don't mess with what works, and you don't mess with people sporting a tattoo of a My Little Pony on their arm.
This is a test of the emergency broadcasting system. If you are hearing this, we are likely in the middle of moving the Sane Magzine offices over to the east coast, where they probably rightly belong. The east coast of the United States of America.
And now, we enter the rabbit hole, and will we return? Unscathed? Well-fed? If I could tell you I'd make a lot of money on the psychic market.
Sisyphus of the Bottles
Sisyphus, the original one, had it easy. Stones are much easier to deal with than space age baby bottles.
Do Not Juggle Small Babies 2
This is another good rule to follow: do not juggle babies after they've just eaten. They not only feel like water balloons, but they act like them, too.
Do Not Juggle Small Babies
This, I find, is a good rule of thumb to follow: if the baby is less than hefty you should not attempt to juggle them, as appealing as that may be to you.
Vittles and Kits
A little bit of nothing to kick off the new year. Or something along those lines. East coast style.
A short and sweet one, mostly a reminder to get your butts to the Booklovers' Gourmet in Webster, MA on 28 December between 5-7pm for the Fenway Fiction reading!
He had a glass jaw. But literally, not figuratively. Which makes for an interesting thing to watch walk down the road.
Do not try and attempt to break out of a moving car with a little piece of glass you thought was a diamond.
Friday Comes Early to Twinkletown 2
A continuation of the series from William Murphy... read it and weep! Or not... just try maybe smiling... smiling's better than weeping.
Friday Comes Early to Twinkletown
A detached sort of story. About detachment. And a reminder of the big reading coming up in Webster, MA.
A Fitful Day
We have an upcoming reading in Webster, MA on 28 December, 2005.
And a little story about a killer pair of stockings.
Like a rollicking adventure story, this rollicks and rolls along. I give you... adventures in crib shopping. In the urban jungle.
Epistle to Gerbils
A short letter... not necessarily a love letter... but there you have it. An old-fashione letter.
Will this one be as successful as our Sheep play? Who knows? Vote for your favorite! And buy a t-shirt, while you're at it!
The Proof is in the Pudding
Pudding! We love pudding! Everyone loves pudding! And now there's *proof* in it! Excellent!
You Run and Run and Run
Some people have it in them to run and run and run. Others, to sit.
Not on Your Life
A delightful examination of what it means, exactly, to be a peanut. Err, human. Oh, no, wait, peanut was correct. What it means to be a peanut. Gripping stuff!
Dr J versus Larry Bird 2
Yet another romp down memory lane... well, not technically yet another... more like a continuation of the same.
Dr J versus Larry Bird
You surely remember this one... don't you? Don't you? Of course you do.
A quick letter to a dear old friend.
The Missing Week
You don't want to know where this one has gone... where no issue has been before. Oh. Whoops, I just gave it away.
Does Circular Motion Suit the Earth?
Copernicus wasn't just all about astronomy, you know... he did lots of stuff. But not macramˇ, so far as I know.
Legend has it you can tell what kind of weather you're going to get tomorrow by the kind of sun you have the previous evening... well, this one was a watery one.
This one is about a little clown. It's not as easy as you might think, being a clown. Then again, it's not as tough, either.
Rancho San Ant Onion
Once upon a time, there was an ant. And an onion. And the two of them got along famously.
Traffic is No Place for Philosophy
You keep your eyes on the road, and your id and ego firmly in the driver seat.
The Vicious Beating Fields
Sleep deprived ramble or carefully calculated plea for more donuts? You be the judge.
A Little Late
Not quite an official issue, but a little statement, I suppose. An announcement, almost, if you will. And I think you will.
How About This, Then?
Okay, so last week wasn't the end... but what about this one? No lemons this week, folks.
Is This the End?
Sane has been around for 12 years... is this the thing that finally ends it all?
The Stones of Huilong
It's not my fault I was born short. It's just the way things were. And are.
Sometimes a story is just a story. Other times, it isn't. Sometimes it's, like, a metaphor.
God Coffee, I Should Finish You
This week we take a look at a little thing I like to call <i>God Coffee</i>. Everyone else can call it Forthcoming... some day soon now, I promise.
Tips for Time Travelers
An excerpt from a found document from sometime... in the future? In the past? Whichever, it offers a few simple rules for the aspiring time traveler.
Do Not Go There
The story of a conference room, and people doing the conferencing thing.
A continuation of the bad man rides into town. Still riding.
Baby Bootcamp, or Interview with the Unborn (As of Yet)
We have an in-depth chat with our little buddy. Err, Buddy.
Well, it's about monkeys. What did you expect?
A kind of Kafkaesque one.
Isn't this thrilling! Well, sort of, in a way, I guess you could say. Read it and weep.
The Bad Guy Rides Into Town
"On what?" you ask. Read the issue.
Shiny Piece of Tinfoil
A little shiny piece of tinfoil. This one goes out to the one I love.
The Butcher, the Baker, and the Candlestick Maker
An old favorite... nursery rhyme, that is, not this particular issue. With any luck, maybe.
We left out wheat germ last week, and now it's back with a vengeance. In the title, anyway.
Don't Let This Be You
Best viewed with 3-D glasses. Like that Creature from the Black Lagoon film.
The Prolific Spiders of Los Gatos
Dinner's burnin' while the spiders weave their stuff.
Books on Running a Bookstore
Some things are learned, some things are... co-opted.
Timid Times in the Seamy Valley 2
A kipper for your thoughts.