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Humorous fiction and short stories from The Satirist!

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Plastics for the Poor!

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“So, what do you think,” Sandra held up her new double Ds to her girlfriends at the barbecue. “Wow, they must have cost a fortune!” Abby admired. As did several of the husbands hanging around the grill with Sandra’s husband, Doug. Their eyes were riv... More »

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The Golden Source

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I met Svetlana (not her real name) outside a Russian tea house in New York City. Not the famous Russian Tea Room on W. 57th St. that has hosted glitterati, literati and Russian ex-pats since 1927, but a hole-in-the-wall, Mama and Papa joint in the far reaches ... More »

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Toy Guns

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By Alci Rengifo 29 August 2017 On a typically bright summer day, in some far flung corner of Los Angeles, a father carried his petite 4-year-old son on his shoulders. Unknown yet to history, the son’s name was Gentry Isaac Joe. They made their way through a ... More »

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Go Ape!

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Adrian Chapman 29 August 2017 The problem was the same for all the beasts. It was not simply that things were not what they used to be. It was rather that they were not what they used to be. Lions weren’t as proud. Monkeys had lost their talent for imitation... More »

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A Sandwich to Remember

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Sunday lunch selected, seven fifty presented, a golden grilled cheese changes hands. I seize the shallow wood basket and make my way to our table. Ours─my friend’s and my own, no one else’s, with an agreeable view of the street. Katherine and I take our ... More »

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Going to Hell

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By Asoka Mendis I have traveled to numerous exotic places, including the foothills of the Himalayas, the Arctic, and the Antarctic. These places, needless to say, are all on the surface of the earth. As a space scientist I have also fantasized about going into... More »

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Donny and Vladdy: A Play

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    Act I Scene 1 SETTING: We are in the formal meeting room at the Kremlin where a Russian President usually greets foreign dignitaries. A large ornate oval table is filled with a variety of foods. There are two chairs at opposite ends of the table.... More »

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So You Want to Be the President

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“To beat a reality TV star,” producer Harvey Schleishenstein murmured to himself, “it takes a reality TV star…” The idea didn’t belong to anyone in particular, but since it had come to him, he was considering it. Like the majority of voters in the ... More »

The Great Presidential Debate of 2024

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Sam Crestwell loved America. His patriotism was so pure and infinite that words were insufficient to convey its profundity. It was woven so intrinsically into his sense of self that it had become inseparable from his existence. It was almost impossible for him... More »

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Trump Dreams of Jeannie

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By Marleen S. Barr 7 December 2016 Donald Trump was ensconced in his Fifth Avenue aerie contemplating his Cabinet appointments. He glanced at an oblong lamp adorned with a spout and a semi-circular handle which markedly differed from the other baubles disperse... More »

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