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Tag: Author: Tom Williams

Drabblecast 50 – Trifecta II

Cover for Drabblecast 50, Trifecta II, by Bo KaierHe was the size of a child. One of those twiggy ones they show you on the guilt-o-mercials that you can keep in shoes and chickens for just 30 cents a day. Only he was an old man. His black t-shirt had holes in it.

Drabblecast 42 – 40 Quarters

Cover for Drabblecast episode 42, 40 Quarters, by Jonathan Wilson“Your work does sound most commendable, but I’m afraid there’s nothing I can do.  Volunteer work, no matter how worthy, doesn’t pay taxes.  There’s no such thing as a free lunch…”

Building on last episode’s interest in a Nigerian scam spame e-mail, Norm announces the first annual “Nigerian Scam Spam E-mail Contest,” arising from listener Strawman’s suggestion. We move on to the feature story, whose author Tom Williams appeared before on episode #30, “2084.” This week, Mr. Williams writes about a cynical Social Security officer who tires of the hard-luck cases he hears on a daily basis, deciding “there ain’t nobody but workers and slackers.” A special individual arrives to remind our protagonist of the truth of the social contract.

Drabblecast 30 – 2084

Cover for Drabblecast episode 30, 2084, by Mary Mattice“What are you doing tonight?” asked Julian, with a sly smirk on his face.  He knew that Winston was prone to doing the most outrageous things.

Winston smiled in return.  “You know me Rick, nothing too risky!”…

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