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“A man’s subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.”

P. G. Wodehouse

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Aug
11

‘Stories My Gay Uncle Told Me’ is out now!

My contribution is “the super gay story.” Available nowhere else. You do not want to miss this collection! Check it out here. 27 stories told by gay uncles … and featuring the talents of RubinA, Alex Reece Abbott, Sara Abend-Sims, Henry Bladon, Steve Bogdaniec, Steve Carr, Helen Chambers, Carl Chapman, Chuka Susan Chesney, Carolyn Cordon, […]

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Aug
23

an emotional can of worms

Sometimes the mistakes you make are the only thing keeping you from making bigger mistakes. Let me illustrate in a way that the typical Lance Manion reader has come to expect. By that I mean, if you are a reader of Stieg Larsson for instance you expect every damn thing to be explained in great […]

Aug
22

Lungfish

I’ve always wanted to name a book Lungfish. Of course, nobody is going to buy a book called Lungfish, so I thought I’d better write a story called Lungfish in the hopes that this gets it out of my system. My books have enough problems without dragging around a title like that. You might ask […]

Aug
21

hair today, gone tomorrow

(first appeared at halfwaydownthestairs.net on 3/1/2013)   He remembers how they would argue about her long hair clogging the shower drain. Frustrated, he would pull it out and leave it between the soap and the shampoo like a little totem of her wrongdoing. It would sit there for weeks at a time, a silent reminder […]

Aug
20

Dance Hall Days

Michael turned right and the car headed down the long hill. Up ahead in the distance he saw a small group of boys walking along on the side of the road. In the middle of the pack was a bare-chested youth who was swinging his shirt around over his head and walking backwards. His eyes […]

Aug
19

guy on a plane

As I sat down he was already talking to his cup. He was visibly annoyed. I had the aisle seat, he had the window. “Listen ice, I appreciate you cooling down my beverage and all but quit bumping my teeth every time I try and take a drink.” He saw I was taking in his […]

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