A Party in Aspen

September 3, 2022  :: 0 comments

Excerpted from the novel Pharoni, by Colin Dodds A tall older woman sidled up next to me and said, mixing business with pleasure? Just being at the party entitled you to an immense benefit of the doubt, which freed people up to say things like that. I looked over my shoulder and smiled at what I saw. She was a …

An Oral History of the Telephone

January 14, 2020  :: 0 comments
Ms. Never

“I don’t know what to tell you, Bryan,” Van Harappan said, expressing a minor distaste at having the young man’s name in his mouth. “That’s just business. I don’t judge you for engaging in it. But I might judge you for not having the stomach for it. All I can tell you is to suck it up. And, if you …