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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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Tis The (Halloween) Season

“You do realize it is October, correct?” The Devil asked with obvious disappointment in his voice. I knew what disappointment sounded like, having been addressed with it by my stepmother for far too long. My guest stood in the entrance … Continue reading

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Six Months Later

“Happy Anniversary, Barry Allen,” The Devil announced with a smile upon entering the living room.  “It was six months ago that you began your grand transformation from lazy, overweight man on the couch to The Flash.  Congratulations.” My Sunday guest … 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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