Serial Killers Anonymous

“Suddenly I find my hand around her neck and it’s all I can do to contain myself. Then I stop, somehow, and I think, This woman has no idea how close she just came to being strangled to death. If I’m being honest, I know the only thing stopping me is my nosy neighbor, Mrs.…

Apolitics Now

“Suddenly I find my hand around her neck and it’s all I can do to contain myself. Then I stop, somehow, and I think, this woman has no idea how close she just came to being strangled to death. If I’m being honest, I know the only thing stopping me is my nosy neighbor, Mrs.…

Then She Took the Call by Philip Loyd

Then, She Took the Call

by Fed-up Philly… I used to be a jackal. That is to say, I once was a reporter. A journalist. A scavenger of the lowest kind. You know, like in the movie Nightcrawler. I’m all better now, thank God. Lucky for me, I woke up just in the nick of time. Read the whole feeding-frenzy…

My Time Spent in the Mob by Philip Loyd

My Time Spent in the Mob

by Connectedly Philly… I was in the Park when I heard the news about Wags Wagglestein, my attorney.  Next thing I knew I was headed downtown.  It had been a long time since I had been down to Mulberry Street, and suddenly I was feeling nostalgic. Read the whole spaghetti-eating story…   My Time Spent…

Hooray for Hemorrhoids by Philip Loyd

Hooray for Hemorrhoids

by Ass-itchingly Philly… I just turned fifty and if it isn’t bad enough I’m a hypochondriac, now I’m a hypochondriac with hemorrhoids. I first discovered there was something wrong when I noticed I had spotting in my underwear. Spotting? But that’s girl’s stuff. The spotting evolved into a red skid mark, then full-blown red paint…

I Think I’ll Become an Alcoholic by Philip Loyd

I Think I’ll Become an Alcoholic

by Chug-a-lugging Philly… My good friend TJ Max is a drinker. And when I say he’s a drinker, I mean he’s a real drinker, which is not to be confused with being a drunk. A real drinker drinks in the morning. A real drinker doesn’t get hangovers. A real drinker doesn’t have a job, because…