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“Psychic Mine” by Richard F. Yates

Implanted in all school children during indoctrination, the “psychic mine” floats, undetectable, in the unconscious until certain “undesirable” concepts are contemplated. Should these forbidden thoughts begin to be explored, the mine detonates…for the good of society. —Richard F. Yates

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“Snake” by Richard F. Yates

Hypnotic powers, along with an instinct for spotting weakness, made Snake an excellent teacher. He was able to help Eve quit smoking AND, after only four sessions of hypnotherapy, Adam was completely cured of his fear of traveling in airplanes! … Continue reading

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“ZAA” by Richard F. Yates

Multidimensional espionage just got a whole lot cheaper! (What I think is funny—even I don’t know what the hell I’m talking about sometimes, but the absurd nonsense keeps me young!) —Richard F. Yates

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“Appetite (With Lots of Legs)” by Richard F. Yates

The teeth, the spidery legs, it scuttled and snapped—flicked its tongue… “I don’t care how much you’re going to complain! I’m not making those cookies until you take out the garbage,” his wife said… “You hate me,” it grumbled, flicking … Continue reading

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“Dapper Death” by Richard F. Yates

After several centuries of that depressing cloak and scythe combo, Death decided to update his image… —Richard F. Yates (Primitive Thoughtician and Supreme Bunny Lord of The P.E.W.) SUPPORT INDEPENDENT FOLKS WHO ARE JUST MAKING STUFF BECAUSE THEY LOVE IT!!! … Continue reading

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“There were Mustaches in the Cereal Box” by Richard F. Yates

Every child is excited to see what kind of prize awaits them deep in the midst of that puffed wheat and sugar. Little did they know, these deadly creatures, disguised as human facial hair, had crawled into the box of … Continue reading

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“Gator-Dog” by Richard F. Yates

Gator-Dog likes to play fetch, although I often throw a big stick, and he brings back a human leg. Silly Gator-Dog… —Richard F. Yates (Primitive Thoughtician and Supreme Bunny Lord of The P.E.W.) SUPPORT INDEPENDENT FOLKS WHO ARE JUST MAKING … Continue reading

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