Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Drunken Haiku

Work on the novel. Soon I’ll be famous and shit. But now, another beer. Advertisements

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When Have Dreams Ever Lied to You?

It’s one of those things everyone wishes they could do. 300 days of sunshine, beautiful women, and all the beach one person can handle. There are dreams to be had in California, and yours are all entirely possible if you … Continue reading

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January Hangovers. (3 a.m. on a Monday)

Does anyone actually like the month of January? Its cold. Its dark. It’s shitty. Unless you live in sunny L.A., I don’t see any reason why you should like January. I think I read something in the paper once about … Continue reading

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Call Center Blues (Part 2)

The second half to Call Center Blues. The first part can be found by scrolling down, or by clicking here: https://bradytighe.wordpress.com/2013/01/07/call-center-blues-part-1/  I like to think the story has a happy ending.  7 It’s 4:45 on the morning of Monday. I had … Continue reading

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Big Statements Made With Trash

I tossed a copy of 50 Shades of Grey into the garbage. I wasn’t attempting to make any kind of big statement. The girlfriend didn’t want it anymore. Fair enough. Just one more piece of trash to throw out during … Continue reading

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Call Center Blues (Part 1)

I once worked at a call center here in town. I won’t give you the name, but it rhymes with, “soul-crushing fuckfest.” I managed to craft something of a short story out of my notes and experiences there. If you … Continue reading

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The Stories of Drunks.

Working at a liquor store always brings forth stories you’d likely never hear anywhere else. For instance, someone came into work yesterday selling chocolate bars to pay for his mother’s wake. Regardless of whether or not it was bullshit, that’s … Continue reading

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