“Five Briefs – I” / A Memorable Fancy #324

 

It was a sniffing-meeting, the first meeting between executives of the two firms. They circled each other like dogs, too polite to actually sniff each others’ butts but ready to bark at any provocation.

 

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He developed a laugh track for torture films. It proved very popular, especially for covering up the gurgling, the pleading, the confessing to what one hadn’t done.

 

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Lenny taught a parrot to say “I don’t know what you’re talking about,” so it could appear in TV crime dramas. [– after Ludwig Wittgenstein]

 

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Alice imagines she has never before heard laughter. She senses how grotesque it is, like twenty animals each choking on a bone.

 

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While there are very many universes, all are exactly the same as this one.

 

[“This is the other world.” – Jean Baudrillard]

 

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