Monthly Archive for February, 2005

2098

A lady walks into the local Party headquarters and asks, “Who created socialism, the scientists or the workers?” The Party boss answered, “The workers, of course.” “Oh, that makes sense,” said the woman. “If it were scientists they would have tried it out on rats first.”

2097

One of the most glamorous figures of underground culture, a punk poet, a self-styled black leathered Rimbaud, turns out to have been and be an informant of the secret police, the Stasi. And this since he was in school.

2096

Lake Atlantic, a narrow ribbon of stagnant brine ten miles in lenght by a mile wide, was all that remained of the former Atlantic Ocean.

2095

A rocket explodes and the crew, five men, are thrown into space like a dozen wriggling silverfish, getting further away from each other, and with no other option than waiting for death.

2094

A rocket lands on a distant planet inhabited by a dynamic, modern civilisation. No citizen of this civilisation pays any attention to the landing of the rocket, nor to the Earth man in it.

2093

Fed up with his wife and his marriage, a man has a mechanical duplicate of himself made, to substitute him in some of his marital duties. Then he discovers his wife has substituted herself with a robot as well, probably a long time ago.

2092

Fed up with his wife and his marriage, a man has a mechanical duplicate of himself made, to substitute him in some of his marital duties. Problem is, the robot falls in love with his wife and kills him.

2091

A married man who is madly in love with his wife cannot stop himself when he is given the opportunity to have sex with a gorgeous black woman. Nothing will be the same in his marriage after that.

2090

A young woman reads in a newspaper the most horrible piece of information ever: a drug-addicted mother abandoned her two-year old son in her apartment, she just left; no one heard the sobs of the infant, who died four days later. The girl cries over the newspaper.

2089

A famous writer sees how his only son loses himself in a spiral of alcohol and drugs, hurrying toward a sure death. And he cannot do anything to stop it.