Pop Candy – Episode 3

The only things that had really ever changed in Alex’s room were the color of the walls which had gotten darker over the years like dried blood, his posters and a black computer desk he had stolen from the neighbor’s bulk garbage pickup five years earlier. He had meticulously steam cleaned the exterior and used […]

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Pop Candy – Episode 2

It hadn’t always been this way. Once, he was one of the top three tennis players in his class. He had a good group of friends. About 43% of them, he had calculated one day, went away to college after high school– Brown, Duke, Stanford, Bryn Mawr, Vanderbilt. His two closest buddies, Johnny and Damien, told […]

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Pop Candy – Episode 1

About the time Alex was scheduled to pick up his parents at the airport, he realized that the girl he had been admiring from afar, Ava, would be starting her radio show, “Pop Candy” on the local co-op station. Before he could get going, he had to check that the tank was full, and the […]

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The Conversation: JK Rowling

  (Ringring… ringring…ringring) JK Rowling: Hello? Me: Hey JK– its JH JK: Why hello, Jennifer! How’ve you been? Me: Actually, I’ve had a bad throat infection the last few days and I’ve been coughing up the grossest stuff. JK: Sounds awful. Me: Yep… sorry my voice is so hoarse. It’s sexy, though, don’t you think? […]

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