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  1. The Godfather Goes NFL

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    September 27, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    A large wedding party swirls across the grounds of an immaculate estate. Undercover policemen wander through the packed parking lot …
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  2. 3 Minute Fiction 2012

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    May 21, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    This was my entry to NPR’s contest. It didn’t win. This one did. Feedback appreciated. ================================================================================ The Burned Book She …
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  3. Another Pearl (an excerpt)

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    December 7, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    by David Gillaspie Light bulbs hang from ceiling wires inside the radar bunker. Steel chairs slide under steel desks. Electronics …
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  4. Tarzan The Snake Master

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    November 15, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    by David Gillaspie (submitted to NPR Three Minute Fiction) Ray picked up Roxanne from the pet store on her closing nights. …
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  5. Sauna Difference – 7

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    March 29, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Mom To Mom Schooling  A sauna is no place to parse words.  Not when it’s 180 in the shade.  In this oven, there’s …
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  6. Freud On The Duck Case With SEC Guy

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    January 5, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Hmmmm, Ducks over Tigers.  Yes. Dr. Freud spent a night at DG’s B&B in the smoking room.  He burned through …
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  7. A President’s Wife

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    December 20, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Mrs. Roosevelt And The Palin Problem Eleanor Roosevelt walked into Jack Dempsey’s restaurant after hearing noise in the street about an …
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  8. Sarah Palin vs Eleanor Roosevelt

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    December 2, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    mmauthor series, pt 3 Mrs. Roosevelt held a blow-up of her work with the United Nations.  It wasn’t a large …
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  9. Sarah Palin Needs A Fight, pt 2, mmauthors series

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    December 1, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    THE QUEEN DROPS GLOVES England retrofits old building for electricity by running stone colored conduit.  You see it, but it …
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  10. Kesey vs Salinger

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    November 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Mixed Martial Authors Coast To Coast If you’re as well read as the average doorstop, you see parallels between writers who …
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  11. Mark Christensen vs Acid Christ, pt II

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    November 17, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Mixed Martial Author series   (Previously, author Mark Christensen read from Acid Christ at Multnomah Library.  Upon leaving, he found his …
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  12. Mickey Obama vs Oprah, MMAuthor Style, pt 1

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    November 12, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    The Set-up There’s only one First Lady in America at a time and she doesn’t host a television show.  The real First …
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  13. An Octagon For The Oval Office

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    October 13, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Stress makes people do odd things.  The stress of being a mixed martial author adds extra baggage, and someone has …
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  14. Wrestling With Wax

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    October 7, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    “Museum:  from Greek Mouseion, an institution devoted to the procurement, care, study, and display of objects of lasting interest.”  (Websters) Who …
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  15. Mixed Martial Michelle and Al

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    October 5, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (an extended series, due to  http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) A youthful Al Gore stepped from the Port-O-Potty that served as his dressing room. He moved toward …
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  16. President Clinton and his Vice

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    October 5, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (A satire in series.  See wrestling writers  http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) Al Gore ran beside a slow moving car.  Rolling Tennessee hills gave him all …
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  17. On The Bus

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    October 2, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Writing Wrestlers, a conversation between John Irving and Ken Kesey (see http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) John Irving needed someone to talk to, someone who …
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  18. MGMMA: Oprah vs Jonathan Franzen

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    September 19, 2010 by David Gillaspie

     (A satire in series. Please see http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) Bill Clinton takes center stage of the octagon on Harpo’s back-back stage, microphone in hand.  …
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  19. Oprah vs Franzen, The Re-Match

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    September 17, 2010 by David Gillaspie

     (a satire in series) The voice coming through the cell phone John Irving held to his ear sounded different from the reading …
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  20. Central Park Grass Stains

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    September 15, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Writing Wrestlers, John Irving vs Tom Wolfe (see http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) A taxi pulled to the curb on the upper East side …
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