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RYAN HALL: Cubed or Crushed?

Ten minutes later, Jon was still staring into the open refrigerator.

“I thought you weren’t hungry,” Stephanie said.

“I’m not,” Jon replied, closing the door. “Ever wonder if it gets lonely?”

“The fridge?” she asked.

Jon nodded.

“That’s the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard.”

The fridge tried not to cry.


Ryan Hall is a computer programming graduate student at the University at Buffalo in NY, hoping to go into game design. He started writing microfiction to deal with stress from programming projects.

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Crazy For Cheeseburgers

“I’m insane,” declared Carmen.

“Oh, I don’t think so,” said her doctor bemusedly.

“I insist,” said Carmen. “I’m one-hundred percent crazy.”

“Are you hoping to get a prescription of some sort?”

“What, like a cheeseburger or something?”

“Ah, I see,” said the doctor. “You aren’t insane; you’re hungry.”

“Right. That.”

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