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Where do old songs go when they die? December 24, 2009

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AOL once experimented with social media and fiction.  When they pulled the plug, the works were licensed under Creative Commons, so the creator Kevin Lawver, put up a Ficlets Memorial.  I only put one 4-part story on ficlets entitled, “Where do old songs go when they die?” which I wrote in writing exercise with my writing group — Midheaven — of the time.

Here are all four parts.

Brojob December 24, 2009

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I intend to share with you words or phrases that I make up that crack my friends up.  Usually based in inappropriate humor.  Here is my first:

Brojob |brō’jŏb|

vulgar portmanteau
A figurative act of intimacy shared by two straight men.

In the courtship of straight men, first comes the brohug, then bromance, and finally brojobs.

My First McSweeney’s December 24, 2009

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I was published on McSweeney’s lists with my friend and coworker Doug McInnes. Aside from spelling my last name wrong, our addendum to More Academic Euphemisms for Masturbating did not make the cut:

Wrecking the Bell Curve