1 Hats Do Not a Corpse Make Based on the 1973 Burt Reynolds movie "White Lightning", with a tie-in to the Jerry Reed song "Amos Moses". A little epilogue to the film that brings the two together. I don't own these characters or a canoe, but thankful for what I DO have.
Misc. Movies, K, English, words: 2k+, 11/25
1 Him A short follow up to the 2013 film "Her". At the end of the film, Samantha tells Theodore to come looking for her. Of course they'll meet again. I don't own these characters and my first computers predated MS-DOS 1.0
Her, 2013, K, English, words: 2k+, 10/5, Theodore, Samantha
10Pong Lessons » A drabble series that is and isn't about the groundbreaking game Pong - it could alternatively be titled "Everything I Needed to Know in Life I Learned from Pong". My only posting that I'll keep in-progress just in case I have an occasional inspiration for additions later; I'm starting off with 13 lessons and we'll see where it goes.
Pong, K, English, chapters: 17, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, updated: 9/5 published: 10/5/2019
2 Silence Reigns Just fulfilling a request for a fic based on the 1981 film "Das Boot". Life may not be perfect, but the realities of war make even the worst times of peace seem better - imagine how GOOD times compare, as this short demonstrates. I don't own these characters and thank God for subtitles.
Das Boot, K, English, words: 814, 8/21
4 Powers That Be Tom Good escaped the 9 to 5 life of a draftsman to live off the grid in the 1975 British comedy "The Good Life" (also known as "Good Neighbors" in the United States). He chose to do it in his urban home, and his stalwart wife Barbara agreed. But you just don't give EVERYTHING up right away. I don't own the show's characters or even a mulch pile.
Good Life, 1975, K, English, Humor, words: 2k+, 7/31
3 Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Jack and Ellie were quite the pair in the 2019 movie "Yesterday" that was about a world that forgot the Beatles' music. Jack is still coming to terms with that, and probably will for a long time - with a little help from his friends.
Yesterday, K, English, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 7/24
2 Good Boy, Dex Joe and Dex go back a long way, long before Joe spent six months in a slave camp in Manchuria. This is a short prequel that takes place when he gets out and returns to The Flying Legion before the events of the movie. I don't own these characters and have never flown in anything with less than two engines.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, K, English, words: 1k+, 7/17
4 Love Scooby Boat Doo » Crossover of the TV shows "The Love Boat" and "Scooby Doo". Mystery, Inc has tickets for a cruise on the Pacific Princess for a relaxing vacation - that never works, does it? This one marks my 400th story so that means randomly generated items in a suggested crossover story. I don't own these characters and I've never been on any ship bigger than an aircraft carrier.
Scooby Doo & Love Boat, K, English, chapters: 7, words: 9k+, favs: 1, 7/10
1 Ollie 58 Nazis 0 It might take you longer to read this short than watch the 2010 Funny or Die mini-movie "Ollie Klublershturf vs the Nazis" (available on YT). The movie leaves you in a time loop, but this finishes up the business. I don't own these characters, but I did have an Atari when I was young.
Ollie Klublershturf vs. the Nazis, K, English, Humor, words: 1k+, 7/3
5 Zoom Out A continuation of the 2015 movie "Zoom". Emma, Edward and Michelle are bound by fate and creativity to one another; this short wraps up the loose ends of the film into one Gordian knot. I don't own these characters and any graphic novel I could create would be composed all of stick figures.
Zoom, K, English, words: 1k+, 6/26
1 Fatherhood Becomes Him František 'Franta' Louka transitioned from confirmed bachelor to father figure in the 1996 Czech movie "Kolja". This story finds him several years later, still coming to grips with the idea. I don't own these characters or a Trabant. Posted for Father's Day.
Kolja/Kolya, K, English, words: 1k+, 6/19, Klára, Louka
1 Guardian Angles (Title is NOT an accidental misspelling.) A follow up to the 2015 independent film "Look Again". Amit Gupta got his life together thanks to a pair of guardian angels. Why would they appear to him again? I don't own these characters, and my glasses only keep me from squinting.
Misc. Movies, K, English, words: 2k+, 6/12
2 Ma(ca)rooned 1971 Movieverse. Space - the final confectionery frontier. This is a parody of the 1969 movie "Marooned", except in this case when Charles Keith has a problem with the NASA mission, as a last resort a certain Mr. Willy Wonka is called in to help. I don't own the characters from either movie, and have only experienced Zero G on certain amusement park rides.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, K+, English, Parody, words: 4k+, favs: 1, 6/5
2 DBF » Lt. Commander Tom Dodge piloted an old antique submarine with a crew of misfits during a war exercise in the 1996 comedy "Down Periscope". The sub has one more task left and Tom isn't happy about it. I don't own these characters but I carry around plenty of ballast. Complete in three chapters, for Memorial Day '21.
Down Periscope, K, English, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/31
1 Dirty Harry's Last Case Inspector Harry Callahan of the San Francisco Police Department has had a lot of cases over the years. He'd rather move on to the next one, but paperwork requires that he review his previous case. I don't own Dirty Harry because a man's got to know his limitations.
Dirty Harry, K, English, Humor, words: 1k+, 5/29
1 Sweet Mystery of Life A snapshot of life for the two main characters in the 1969 movie "The Reivers", based on the novel by William Faulkner. Lucius Priest, the young boy whom the events of the movie are seen through, still has some learning to do. All of life is an education, and this short is but another lesson for him. I don't own these characters or a car with running boards.
Misc. Movies, K, English, words: 3k+, 5/22
1 Bedtime Stories: On a Wing and a Prayer Time to add another story to the Bedtime series, and this time we're taking all the way back to the silent era for the 1927 romance/action film "Wings" that won the first Oscar for Best Picture. We might be adding just a bit more context with a wink and a nudge. I don't own the characters from the film or what is essentially a motorized kite.
Misc. Movies, K, English, Humor, words: 2k+, 5/15
2 Idea Captioning for the Thinking Impaired Just an idea that came to me for one of the fake commercials/TV shows that are interspersed throughout the 1987 movie "Robocop". Maybe sometimes we don't need as much help as it seems. I don't own the characters from the movie, shares in OCP, or live in Detroit.
Robocop, K, English, Humor, words: 1k+, 5/8
4 Fishing for Answers The days of Warehouse 13 are numbered, but that's no reason to avoid having a little recreation when time permits. Takes place after the series finale of the show now that I've finished watching it. I don't own these characters or a jar of tartar sauce.
Warehouse 13, K, English, Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 5/1
2 Is it That Bad? Jewel of a Family - North First in a series of stories based on films panned by many critics/viewers. In the 1994 movie "North", the titular character travels the world in search of better parents than he already has. This epilogue pushes the story a little further. I don't own the characters or an Easter bunny suit. Cover me, I'm going in!
Misc. Movies, K, English, Humor, words: 2k+, 4/24