Short Stories

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“The Divine Comedy” (Inferno, Canto XXVI, 44-71), by William Blake.

 

“Ulysses in Hell”: An account from the perspective of the hero Ulysses as he burns in Dante’s Inferno.

“The Ink Drinker”: A dystopian short story about a young girl who learns the truth about an outcast of society.

“Go Jump in the Lake”: During the filming of The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Laurence Harvey is required to jump into the frozen waters of the Lake in Central Park. With this feat looming over his head, Laurence questions his ability to cope with the pressure. (Related Post: Full-Length Screenplay: Who is Laurence Harvey?)

“Bludgeoning The Walrus”: A ‘60s period piece about a movie set designer who is fed up with his lecherous, big-shot boss.

“Robots Are a Girl’s Best Friend”: The story of a troubled middle-aged man who attends a Halloween party dressed as Marilyn Monroe. A life-changing encounter with an “inanimate object” helps him come to terms with his identity.

“Coin-Operated Golem”: A surreal tale inspired by “A Supermarket in California” by Allen Ginsberg.

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