Undivine Comedy: A Modern Epic

From the fires of hell our hero ascended. Scathed and weary, Bumba¬†climbed the narrow stone staircase. The great evil was now below him. Still, the fires of hell continued to pulse and radiate their heat and stench upward toward him. He staggered and wended his way through the sulfurous pillars and crags of Gehenom. Bumba knew that he must not rest until he reached terra … Continue reading Undivine Comedy: A Modern Epic

Death of a Serious Man

Francis Morgan, retired accountant and former Department Manager for the City of Long Beach Tax Assessment Division, took himself very seriously. Not known for his sense of humor nor for his social skills, Francis Morgan nonetheless prided himself on his ability to think rationally at all times. And Francis thought and wondered a lot about himself. That’s to say that a large proportion of his … Continue reading Death of a Serious Man

The Bumbastories Monthly Weekend Magazine

Table of Contents: THE SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT CORNER: CALIFORNIA REPORT LIVE FOLK MUSIC SECTION AUTHORIZED ADVERTISEMENT WRITE THE NEXT CHAPTER: A SHORT STORY¬†ABOUT A GUY FROM CONNECTICUT MUSIC REVIEW: MALAGASY MUSIC ********************************************************************** CALIFORNIA REPORT Whilst Angelenos celebrated and reveled in this week’s unseasonably moist weather (actually just some mild showers, a bit of mist and a bit of cooler spring weather), and whilst the meteorologists … Continue reading The Bumbastories Monthly Weekend Magazine

The “As I Sat on The Bus” Invitational —— A Writing Compendium

That’s right! Send in your short stories, poems, photos, songs, and various mass transportation thoughts that begin with the words “As I sat on the bus…” I myself like to write on the bus, so I expect to knock off one of these guys every week or so. Meanwhile send in your ‘As I sat on the bus’, or ‘As I was sitting on the … Continue reading The “As I Sat on The Bus” Invitational —— A Writing Compendium