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Drabblecast 332 – Mister Bob

Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:58 am
by Algernon Sydney is Dead
Feature: Mister Bob by Dan Campbell
Drabble: The Walls Have Ears by gunsofcheckovia
Genres: Comedy Strange


Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
“It all began with the chicken in the end of the road,” she said.

“Pardon?” I gestured. “Could you say that again?”

Miss Sanderson reached out and tapped the translation device on the table, then picked it up and fiddled with its settings. She was the ugliest female of her species I’d ever seen– obscenely symmetrical features, pale hair and complexion, long limbs–and yet forever twirling a finger in her hair like she was trying to proposition me.


Episode Art: Dave Krummenacher
Story first appeared in: Kaleidotrope, April 2013

Twabble: “ To save money my girlfriend bought cheap toilet paper, but it was a bad decision and now we've got a real mess on our hands. ” by unreliable narrator

Re: Drabblecast 332 – Mister Bob

Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:32 am
by tbaker2500
Wow. Now, I should preface this with that fact that I listened while driving home a 2:30am. But this was one strange story. I really liked it, but I'm not sure I really got his home world bit. Did his home work exist anymore? Is this a temporal of locational wormhole? How did he get here? What's this bit about dying for immortality?

Re: Drabblecast 332 – Mister Bob

Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:14 am
by chacha
Haha enjoyed the twist on the hard boiled detective story!

Re: Drabblecast 332 – Mister Bob

Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:41 pm
by El Barto
This was an excellent story and a great Drabble too.