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Rooftop Nights #1 by Marty McCahill

Posted 30 June 2008 | By | Categories: Marty McCahill, Media, Stories by People Michael™ Knows, Uncategorized | No Comments

I was in a crowded apartment party in the heart of a trendy area in Chicago. I knew it wasn’t going to be much fun so I decided to drink like crazy. My girlfriend had dragged me to come; one of her co-workers had been promoted so she was having a party for herself I […]

A day in the death of dole

Posted 27 June 2008 | By | Categories: Media, Stories by mike! | No Comments

A day in the death of dole Dole’s life was (to me) like an instruction manual on being happy. This is what I might say at his funeral. No, his funeral is not a morbid thought or at least no one would think so at this moment because that’s what you think of when your […]

The Combined Efforts of Ashley Henning, (and this time, Michael Molitch-Hou) and the Archdeacon of Colin pt. 1

Posted 22 June 2008 | By | Categories: Ashley Henning and Colin Archdeacon, Media, Stories by People Michael™ Knows | No Comments

Holy shit! I didn’t realize what I was seeing until I really saw. You write upon some shit, some thing, some book- like zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance- and your fucked up brain can only say buffalo wings, chain gang, but always summertime. “Who came up with suggesting that there are books you […]

Family Ties

Posted 19 June 2008 | By | Categories: Media, Real™ Poems by mike! | 11 Comments

I was looking at a photo album the other day Of your family Who’s that dog on the left, your sister?

So They Think You’re the Son of God

Posted 19 June 2008 | By | Categories: Media, Stories by mike! | No Comments

Let me begin by saying that… I am dead. People die. It should be of no surprise. The method of my death was a bit surprising to me, however. Let’s just say that I only know of at least one other person who has died like me. And how am I telling you this story […]

The Beauty

Posted 16 June 2008 | By | Categories: Media, Real™ Poems by mike! | No Comments

Flowers, bees, and pine trees Birds flirting with flowers, bees, and trees It was a spectacular site

Blog #7: Blahg

Posted 16 June 2008 | By | Categories: Blog, Reality™ Products, Text | No Comments

oh, boy, am i in the dumps today. i hardly even feel like capitalizing… but, alls well that ends well i supose. i hardly even feel like spell churking. youre prubabably wondering y im so depressed huh? well, i recenlty found out that the rain forest is being cut down! did you know that? if […]

Reasons to Run by Roberto Figueroa

Posted 13 June 2008 | By | Categories: Media, Roberto Figueroa, Stories by People Michael™ Knows | No Comments

Reasons to Run Alexander shifted the garbage with his feet. He stared at the refuse, and ran his eyes over every used coffee filter and crumpled paper. His feet moved slowly, spreading out the garbage until only the lawn showed beneath. Alexander looked for several more minutes, and then went back inside his house. “Honey!” […]

The Backs of the Unbroken or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Giant

Posted 13 June 2008 | By | Categories: Media, Stories by mike! | No Comments

“Well, yeah, I know it’s the Giant’s responsibility to hold us up. If he didn’t, we’d fall into oblivion.” “Then, I guess I just don’t really see what you’re getting at.” “Well, we know that the Giant is a being of unlimited strength, I’m just saying, what if he lets go?” “The Giant would do […]

The Tired Old Man and the Big Bad Feeling

Posted 04 June 2008 | By | Categories: Media, Stories by mike! | No Comments

A tired old man explains in his head, “I’ll keep this promise to myself, never to say this thing that I feel because I don’t want to jinx anything.” Tired as he may be, he grows tired still wanting the words of his feelings to spread his lips and inform those around him. This thing […]