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Episode 60 – “The Rip Van Winkle Caper”

What, if anything,  has lasting or intrinsic value?  Suppose your strategy is to steal something of great value and hold onto it for a hundred years, with the hope of cashing in when the heat is off. Is that a … Continue reading

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Episode 46 – “A Most Unusual Camera”

Even small time crooks need to be able to predict the future. The story begins with a married couple, despairing over their meager haul from the robbery of a curio shop. Lamenting the fact that the stolen items are mostly … Continue reading

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Episode 16 – “The Hitch Hiker”

Ostensibly, this is about two persons, Nan Adams, on a road trip to L.A. from the East Coast, and a hitch hiker, a tramp, looking for a ride. The problem for Nan is that the hitch hiker keeps reappearing throughout … Continue reading

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Episode 8 – “Time Enough at Last”

“Make it quick and get back to your cage!” That’s the command Henry Bemis’s bank president boss barks out after berating him for reading on the job, and more generally for his interest in poetry, fiction, and books generally, an … Continue reading

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Episode 6 “Escape Clause”

Walter Bedeker is a misogynist, a hypochondriac, and a self-centered fool. He’s pre-occupied by the inevitability of his death, even though he is clearly not ill. “Why does a man have to die? The world goes on for millions of years…why does … Continue reading

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