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Category Archives: The Bold Investor

Therapy – A Short Story about a Basketball Player

The basketball bounced long into Jimmy Barton’s strong hands, and he dribbled straight at the player who’d shot and was now backpedaling, and as he passed half-court Jimmy planted his right foot and drove left but instantly cross-dribbled, twisting the defender onto the floor, and glided in for a lay-up. Haggin, the center, ran up […]

Also posted in Basketball and Football, Depression, George Thomas Clark, Mental Health, Therapy

Lube Job

This short story originally appeared in the collection “The Bold Investor” They were in his backyard, and she was smiling at him. He knew what she wanted. He wanted it, too. But not now. He wanted to wait. He needed to drink some more, and lifted the bottom of a cold can toward branches of […]

Also posted in Abortion, George Thomas Clark

The Collector

This story is part of the collections “Paint it Blue” and “The Bold Investor”

Also posted in Art, Crime, Mental Health, Murder, Painters, Short Stories - GTC

Fallen Star

Producers and directors often exhorted Martin Stevens to beat or at least be like Errol Flynn, and that seemed attainable. In terms of facial structure, Martin looked as if Flynn had fathered him. Hell, maybe he did. So the sequence was logical enough. Martin was outfitted in tights in his first starring film role and […]

Also posted in Alcohol, Arnella Flynn, Beverly Aadland, Drugs, Errol Flynn, Homeless, Humphrey Bogart, Jack Warner, Lili Damita, Mental Health, Movies, Short Stories - GTC, Warner Brothers