Detective Hank Murky sits at the dinner table dripping blood into his meatloaf. His wife, Daisy, watches him as if waiting for a response. On both sides his twin 11 year old daughters, Emily and Rosinda, shout at him with excitement. Murky disappears behind his eyes. Their Golden Retriever, Pitbull, begs by his side. Emily’sContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Murky.Dinner”
* * * Special Announcements! * * * It’s a cold loneliness that burrows deep into the bones icing any sort of action and smothering any emotion besides those attributed with despair. The moments pass too quickly any other time. In a relatively “normal” state time blitzes past and there’s always an underlining uneasiness ofContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Special Announcements!”
A large cubicle sits inside another cubicle and inside this sits an office of many cubicles. Misery sits at each desk staring at their faded dreams in dark computer screens. They type, but words don’t appear on the monitor. Letters? Yes. But words? No. It’s a sight to behold. These workers in their natural habitatContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Mac & Nova”
An unmarked Ford Granada cruises the empty streets of Unthinkable Cramps, alternating between paved and dirt. Smoke clouds the windshield. For a moment it reverses back into Hank Murky’s cigarette. The cigarette regains its former state from moments ago when he lit it. Blood drips from the steering wheel. Blood always drips from the steeringContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Murky & Sanchez”
Towns have rules. Small or large they all follow the basic rules of abiding by the forward march of time and the laws of physics. But there’s always one town that doesn’t play by the rules. Welcome to Unthinkable Cramps. A small, surreal town where time does its own thing. Sometimes it exists, other timesContinue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Season 1”
Bodies get tired. Too much work. Too much travel. Physical pain gets unbearable. Was this physical pain Ria was feeling? The room felt too small. Maybe it was. New places felt simultaneously too big and too small whenever she found herself in them. A cigarette butt was jammed into the air vent on the floor.Continue reading “Unthinkable Cramps | Ria”
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