Author Archives: brokeMC

About brokeMC

Artist: Graphic Design, Audio Production, Photo and Film Production and Editing, Painting, Writing, and all other manner of creative indulgence. and my moonwalk is ill.

Story #39 – Dead Endy

The afternoon was warm and sunny.  The sleek glass skin of the buildings reflected the sparse cumulus clouds grazing like fluffy white buffalo in the azure.  Along the thin seam where one building would meet the sky, clouds pulled apart … Continue reading

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Story # 38 – The Weird Thing

Uncle Gene was just coming back from the bar with a fresh round of beers. he was wearing a blue shirt with red flowers on it that I had gotten him when I went to Hawaii to study the medicinal … Continue reading

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Story #37 – Mean Time

Andy has memorized twenty-seven knots. He can easily show you the difference between a davy knot and a double turtle. He knows ten different hitch knots as well as various bends, slings, and splices. He started learning them when he … Continue reading

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Story #36 – she disappeared into herself

The building was an old dentist or funeral home. We figured this out because as we were loading in our amps and guitars and drums from the van we passed through an area with tiled floors and an adjacent room … Continue reading

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Story #35 never happened

There were a couple false starts, my eyes bleary near midnight, my girlfriend and dog competing in the snoralympics and taking up most of the bed. I dug into my past and present and the memories sifted through my fingers … Continue reading

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Story #34 – The Huff and Shuff

I could have died just then. I was walking down the stairs to the subway, the poltergeist wisps of my work day still clinging to shoulders, and I might have tripped.  In front of me, an overweight child was being … Continue reading

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Story #33 – The Hype Beast

The line started in front of the store and snaked around and through four city blocks. Teenagers, mostly boys, were camped out on chairs wrapped in sleeping bags. They had coolers and bags of snacks and solar batteries for their … Continue reading

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Story #32 – some Hip Hop shit.

MC Drama had Lil Spotty makin’ beats for him! I didn’t know how to feel about that. Drama had started out as my producer. He didn’t even want to rap! When we were first startin out, he wrote a rap … Continue reading

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Story #31 – Vieques part 3

It was near the end of my two week stay on the island, but two more of our Brooklynite friends had just arrived. It was night time and we greeted them at the ferry port with a couple of beers … Continue reading

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Story #30 – Vieques part 2

On Vieques there are beaches for every mood. There is a beach for lounging and sunbathing, there is a beach for surfing and snorkeling, there is a beach with a cliff you can climb and a little island you can … Continue reading

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