Richard K. Weems

54 Flips | 2 Magazines | 42 Likes | 4 Followers | @richardkweems | Richard K. Weems is the author of Anything He Wants and the Cheap Stories eBook series, most recently The Way of It: New and Selected Cheap Stories

A first date guide to the Mütter Museum

So you think you’ve tapped, poked, swiped or geolocated yourself someone special – someone with several layers of compatibility, or a fine profile …

Spank the Carp

<b>Lionel Ding, Thespian</b><p>Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.<p>― Tom Stoppard, <i>Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead</i><p>Sir Lionel Ding came …

On "A Murder During the Reagan Era" by Richard K. Weems

<i>"A Murder During the Reagan Era" appeared in NAR issue 302.3.</i><p><b>Dedicated to Roberta Barrett (1936-2016), who didn’t shirk from her morbid son-in-law’s</b> …

Ginosko Issue #19 flash publication.pdf

WLFR - Music Man mix

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Ryuichi Sakamoto and David Sylvian/Eyvind Kang/H.H. Oliver

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The Del Sol Review

<b>MAST :</b><p>Publisher <br>Michael Neff<p>Editor-in-Chief <br>Kari Pilgrim<p>Poetry Editor <br>Kara De Folo<p>SFF Editor <br>Richard Hacker<p>Contributing Editors: <br>Ken Atchity <br>Walt …

Torture by Richard K. Weems

Background photo: JMiller291/Flickr, CC BY 2.0.<br>Manipulation and design layout: Elizabeth Stark<p>Richard K. Weems (www.weemsnet.net) is the author of …

#212: "A Memorial for Hammerhead" by Richard K. Weems

~This story was originally published in <i>Dogwood</i> (2003).<p>Bad enough it had to be a rhino like Hammerhead, a fighter who at forty-seven could still hold …

Endangered American Slang Needs Your Help

Won’t you consider adopting a word or two?<p>If you’re from Delaware, Maryland, or Virginia and think having <i>shat</i> fall from your pinetrees is abnormal, …

The Potomac — Quiction

The soldiers marched the entire family into the woods, but the baby was all they brought back. They nailed her to the front door of the family's …

What Your Opinion About a Controversial Simpsons Joke Says About How You Perceive Comedy

In a recent BuzzFeed article titled “This One Episode of <i>The Simpsons</i> Can Tear Friendships Apart,” writer Kat Angus explored a throwaway joke from the …

The Bridge

For the whole mile-point-two to the observation deck, she promised herself to turn back if just one person said hello to her or asked her why the …

Sacred Father

When he made a fist, we kicked in windows and dragged infidels into the street. When he muttered, “Breathe,” we silenced our war cries and heeded the …

Praxis/Meredith Monk/Jan Garbarek Group/John Coltrane

Bill Laswell & Tetsuo Inoue/Gustav Holst/Ministry/Marc Johnson's Right Brain Patrol/John Zorn

Charles Dodge/Keith Jarrett/Gyorgy Ligeti/Karlheinz Stockhausen/Marilyn Manson/Glenn Gould/The Ruins

Rock Island/Antediluvian Rocking Horse/John Zorn/Haroni Hasono/Meredith Monk

Channel X/Korn

Sergei Rachmaninoff/Liu Sola/Floyd Lee/The Residents/Pink Floyd/Ralph Towner/Mateo Flecha/Naked City/Electronic Arts Ensemble

Peter Shickele/Kronos Quartet/Ornette Coleman/Philip Glass/Chinese Music Ensemble

John Zorn/Tom Waits/John Cage/Antediluvian Rocking Horse

Antediluvian Rocking Horse/Ornette Coleman & Charlie Haden/PIL/Rusted Root/Alfred Schnittke/The Residents/John Zorn & Fred Frith

Revision in Writing and Music by Richard K. Weems

Though writing may be my calling, music is my passion, and I often turn to music for lessons about writing. Just now, for example, through my earbuds …

Forecast by Richard K. Weems

The Tricks of Time by Bill Wolak<p>Forecast<p>Like good people, everything I say I say twice, like good people. Everything I say I say twice.<p>Let me say …

Richard Weems: Curbside Mailboxes, short story

<b>Curbside Mailboxes</b> <br>by <b>Richard Weems</b><p>I: A Problem<p>All the mailboxes in our community are unique, some in color and style, others in shape. The Randstons …

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When Stanton came home a quarter past midnight, he still had on his powder-blue work shirt and Eckerd's nametag. He hung his flannel on the wall rack …

Archives

<b>TOGETHER, THE CHOIR GROWS OLD</b><p>We cling to our musical history. A thousand motets, responsoria and cantata we have performed in our combined career. …

Very Short Stories - "Padre"

We have the youth gathered for evening snack (bread pudding---donated, on the verge of the inedible) when in comes Padre, and of course the whole …