Category Archives: Writing

Fall Back…Into Hell

“I heard you forgot to turn back the clocks,” The Devil chuckled as he made a big play of checking out the expensive timepiece on his right wrist. As always, my Sunday guest wore an impeccably tailored suit, which I … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

Per a notice from WordPress, yesterday was this blog’s fifth birthday, Modern Philosophers. And all I can think is… What’s next? The blog was supposed to be a temporary distraction.  Rachel, aka The Girl Who Went Away, insisted I start … Continue reading

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Trick or Trees

“I know you love Halloween and embarrassing stories from my childhood, so I thought I’d totally make your day by combining both topics into one tale,” I told The Devil as I set down my empty bottle of Snapple on … Continue reading

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We’ll Always Have Hell

“What if everyone on Earth finally decided to live a life free of sin?” I broke the Sunday silence at The House on the Hill with a deep, philosophical question. The Devil turned to me from his end of the … Continue reading

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Pissing Into The Nuclear Wind

“How much sleep are you losing over your blowhard President’s nuclear pissing match with perhaps the only world leader who is less mentally stable than he is?” The Devil asked casually as he handed me an ice cold bottle of … Continue reading

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When The Smoke Clears

“I had the craziest dream last night,” I revealed to my guest when the football game finally went to commercial. “Give me one second,” The Devil requested. As always, he was well dressed in an impeccably tailored suit.  He had … Continue reading

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Rooting For The Jets Is Hell

I turned off the TV in disgust after suffering through yet another loss by my beloved, but pathetic Jets. The Devil snickered from behind the Sunday paper, so I glared over at him and called him on it. “Do you … Continue reading

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