In which a hippie says good afternoon

The setting: a beautiful park next to a river where a picturesque waterfall spills into a deep pool crossed by an old Roman bridge under which two white swans swim in the dappled reflections of a sunset beyond the distant hills. Two women sit on a park bench nearby...

In which Ewan McGregor visits moi in a dream

Ewan McGregor approaches with a smile and gives Moi a big hug. Ewan: It is SO good to see you again! How have you been? Moi: Oh, you know… We stayed in some houses for a year during quarantines, but we are living in our van again. Traveling around like old times...

Kombucha

German, speaking in German: This kombucha is good. American, speaking in Portuguese and then in French: I speak Portuguese and English. I’m sorry. My name is Mr. Cheese. Haha. German, speaking in French: I like to curse in French, but prefer German or English for...

Rueful Archer

Rufus cries softly into a wineglass late at night. A computer sits open before Rufus upon which he has just binge-watched a full season of Archer. Rufus: How did this happen? Why? Rufus shuts his computer, slurps wine, and lets the tears roll down his cheeks. Dermot:...

Panaché

A group of guys sit around a table and discuss how to rebrand the beverage 7-Up. 1: Seven up. 2. Oh, god, where do we get these clients. 3: They pay super well, though, right? 4: Let’s move on, ya’ll, from all those negativities and just do the job. 1. Do the job?...