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Joined 04-15-15, id: 1023263, Profile Updated: 02-23-19
Author has written 21 stories for Sci-Fi, Humor, Fantasy, Humor, and Song.

Except where emphasized, all pieces here are set in the same universe, often in New York City. Keep these (often trivial) tidbits in mind as you read them:

Many appliances and public transit vehicles have AI--rendering them sentient; a signature of C.U.T.E.: Computerized Utilities and Talking Electronics
Mermaids, centaurs and driders/arachnes/spider-people exist, but they cannot assume a full-human form.
Ironically, humans can take on a mermaid/centaur/drider-arachne-spider person form with the right chemistry, and can change back at will.
Human cloning has been perfected. Almost.
There is life in outer space (see Alien Radio).
There are mole people living in the center of the Earth.
The subway system has several fictional routes and route extensions in addition to the current real-life configuration.
Audio cassettes, laserdiscs, CD Videos and 8-tracks are still a thing.
Ghosts are commonplace: anyone can see and hear them, primarily because terrorists bombed the fourth wall.
They act like any other human by default (their transparency is a dead giveaway), and can fly and possess if they want to. They can also change their appearance age at will to match how they're feeling.
"SiliClones" are rubber human-shaped bodies--with working digestive, respiratory, nervous and excretory organs--available for ghosts to take control of, so as not to look awkward to outsiders. They may purchase multiple SiliClone versions of themselves (i.e. Baby, Child, Teen and Young Adult forms).
There are male and female leprechauns.
Genies are commonplace too: many of them work for agencies where you can rent one, and then return him/her after you use your three wishes.
Tooth fairies, angels, and devils are all species rather than singular characters.
The only trolls here are internet trolls!
Vintage cars (Checker cabs, VW Bugs, Rolls Royce Phantoms, DeLoreans...) are easier to find. Many are converted into hybrids with all modern conveniences (i.e. GPS, CD/Cassette/8-track/MP3 playback etc) and some.
Recurring brand names include: "Tom: Records" record stores, "BAMMO!" cleaning supplies, "Gems Gems Gems" jewelry stores, "Ray's Pizza" restaurants, "C.U.T.E." electronics (see above)
Classic stores like Virgin Megastore, TOWER records and RadioShack are still around.
Todd Zeppelin is (eventually) the greatest radio personality in the universe, outranking Howard Stern.
Filmed before a live studio audience.

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Comments and reviews are strongly encouraged but you probably already knew that. But please, do NOT bitch about the formatting. It's bad enough that FictionPress doesn't allow indenting!
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Some pieces contain characters previously established in my webcomics I.M. Hip () and A Train's World ().

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My Sister's An Alien by Electrumwriter reviews
Josh's life is turned upsidedown when the superheroine Teramaiden brings a young alien girl from her home planet to his family for them to adopt. That alien girl is Kora. How can Josh deal with having an alien for a sister and make her feel welcome, when he has been an only child and she has lost her entire world? How will Josh and Kora fare against a mob of alien supervillains?
Fiction: Kids - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/3/2018 - Published: 11/6/2017 - Complete
Mark & Mindy by shika-paprika reviews
Mark and Mindy are twin orphans living and studying under a wise kung-fu master known as Master Grandpa. When the siblings are granted permission to go outside for the first time since they were taken in as babies, they quickly learn that their hometown, Statera, is in dire need of someone to stop the constant crime and craziness.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 25 - Words: 78,294 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 4/17/2018 - Published: 2/11/2016 - Complete
Being a Magical Girl: A Guide for the Average by bluegamergirl11 reviews
Hannah's got a pretty average life. She has her best friend Eric, a love of bad movies, and a small UsTube channel. What's not to like? But when she get's mixed up with her classmate Alexa and becomes a magical girl, things might get a little crazy. Throw in a talking rat, overly perfect classmates, and some stupid high school crushes. What's a average girl to do? HIATUS
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,164 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/26/2018 - Published: 10/18/2017
Music Masters: CD One by Hejin57 reviews
Music gives us life, and we give life back to music. It has existed throughout history as recreational sound loved by those all over the world. But what does music really mean to those special few who can harness its true hidden powers? Join Michael Kay in an auditory quest to discover what it really means to be a Music Master.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 18,439 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 12/7/2017 - Published: 1/26/2017
My Sister from Aetherium by Electrumwriter reviews
Josh's life is turned upside-down when the super-heroine Teramaiden leaves a young alien girl from her own planet with his family for them to adopt. How can Josh handle having an alien as a sister and make her feel welcome, especially when she has lost her entire world and nameless horrors have followed her to Earth? A sequel to my first Teramaiden story.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,269 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 7/16/2017 - Published: 6/27/2017
A Deadly Escape by marianne.lariv
Hope, a 25 year old woman, able to see ghosts and to talk with her dead sister Angela, meets one evil spirit taking advantage of the barrier between the living world and the other side slowly fading.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,955 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/17/2015 - Complete
Starry Night by WhitePotato
Derek is a boy who has psychic abilities to see, talk, and touch ghosts. One day, he met a ghost girl name Catherine, and started doing weird ghost hunting jobs with her.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,863 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 8/16/2014 - Published: 8/15/2014
Terra the Ghost Girl by Buster The Fox reviews
Israel Shields was lonely as a homeschooled only-child, so he created himself an imaginary girlfriend to help keep him company. Now that he's attending a public school and made friends, he's moved past that time in his life. However, she was not imaginary at all, and now her ghost haunts him, trying to win his affections. Meanwhile, Israel has his sights set on one of the living...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,115 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/19/2014
An Average Date With The Queen of the Universe by Hatchling Dreams reviews
Iris is invited to lunch with the Queen of the Universe, which quickly devolves into gossiping about relationships and slightly more serious things.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,398 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/22/2012 - Complete
Beacon Radio by RigbyJay
What's more morally sound: allowing a pirate radio station to bring lost loved ones together, or obeying the letter of the law?
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,313 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/13/2012
Closure by Katherine Rhett reviews
Adam encounters the ghost of his dead girlfriend, resulting in a dramatic afternoon as they both scramble for closure.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,241 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/2/2011 - Complete
My Girlfriend, the Extraterrestrial by Amelie L reviews
Of course Wesley has noticed Amelia. She's got an enchanting accent, she's beautiful, and she's an alien sent to Earth to research the human condition. And she's decided to make Wesley her specific case study: aka boyfriend. ***Chapter 1***
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,675 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/8/2011
All Well That Ends Well by ALandis reviews
A robot girl must learn how to keep her secret from the school, and her best friend or she has to move away again
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,371 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/15/2004
Remember Me by Lastlegolife reviews
An unlucky man gets lucky with an alien. IIIMature ContentIII
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,538 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 12 - Updated: 10/31/2003 - Published: 2/28/2003 - Complete
Machinary Gone Wrong And Right by Zack1 reviews
Pat and Karl have a talking Laptop Computer! But then when the FBI comes to take the computer away, how will they protect it?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,525 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/5/2003
The Cash Register in the Record Store by thedeadparrot
An update on the Arthur legend into the modern day. What if...
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 958 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/13/2002
Katie Lane, Unplugged by RiinaK reviews
The further adventures of Katie Lane. (Sequel to "My Sister, The Robot")
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,131 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/28/2002
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Ray's Pizza: An abandoned text adventure reviews
In "Ray's Pizza" you take control of a regular pizza boy who just had beef with the New York Mafia. Now it's up to you to get revenge on them for existing, and, maybe, get your fifteen dollars back. It's not famous. It's not the original. But it's the best one out there. An abandoned attempt at a text adventure game, preserved here with all intended inputs and new commentary.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,150 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/14
Bad Baby: An abandoned text adventure
It's a two-year-old troublemaker that tries to escape from an orphanage. But success is only the beginning. An abandoned attempt at a text adventure game, preserved here with all intended inputs and new commentary.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 456 - Published: 6/14
Cooking with Mice: An abandoned text adventure
Lab mice trained with human behavior and culinary skills, and their antics with their human host and a moron upstairs with a mouse trap. An abandoned attempt at a text adventure game, preserved here with all intended inputs and new commentary.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 702 - Published: 6/14
The Girl that Wasn't There
A rockstar, out to lunch, meets what turns out to be a vanishing hitchhiker. Or is she?
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 780 - Published: 6/8/2019 - Complete
TPEG: Ian's Google blog
With Google Plus closing down, I thought it would be a good idea to preserve the in-character blog of Ian Furelli, frontman to the virtual/cartoon band The Plastic E-Gulls. (NOTE: Entries are presented as-is for archival purposes; unfortunately it's text-only, so intended links will be inoperable.)
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,856 - Published: 2/12/2019 - Complete
Grumpy Pumps: Technological Threat
In the not-too-distant future, almost everything is a talking robot, from the mundane like garbage cans and clock radios, to the beneficial like subway trains, busses, and...gas pumps. Now, two gas pumps are out to save themselves from being shut down and replaced. But how are they able to do that when they don't have legs?
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,875 - Published: 2/1/2019
I Got a New Wristwatch reviews
and it talks, too! Let's just hope I got my money's worth...
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 924 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/13/2019 - Complete
Alien Radio: Bat out of Mars
After getting featured in a galaxy-wide magazine, success goes to Numar's head. Bibble and Otho go to set things straight before it gets out of hand. Todd would help too, but he's locked out of his room.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,466 - Published: 11/7/2018 - Complete
I M Hip: It Begins
I.M. Hip recalls the origins of the ongoing bitter rivalry between him and the teacher who hates...no...LOATHES him. To this day. (NOTE: Based on my webcomic)
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 865 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/19/2018 - Complete
College Radio
Prequel to "Alien Radio": Todd Zeppelin wants to be a famous radio personality, and where better to start than at his college's radio station? Does he have what it takes?
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,302 - Published: 4/25/2018 - Complete
TPEG: The story so far
Watch out, Gorillaz. There's a NEW virtual band in town. They are The Plastic E-Gulls (TPEG for short), and this is their story.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 827 - Published: 1/6/2018
The Runaway Nutcrackers
It's a Christmas-themed poem about that one little toy/You hang in your house during the season: Oh joy!
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 682 - Published: 12/3/2017 - Complete
POW! reviews
Pure, utter nonsense! (NOTE: Originally posted on DeviantArt in 2011)
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 170 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/2/2017 - Complete
Animal reviews
Something has indeed happened here. (NOTE: Originally written for my school paper in 2014, then posted on DeviantArt in 2016)
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 48 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/2/2017 - Complete
Alien Radio: Martian Mystery Tour
This exciting installment may or may not answer the age old question "If there really is life on Mars, why didn't those NASA robots find anything?"
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,510 - Published: 11/21/2017 - Complete
Record Junkies
Ricky Foosball just opened a record store. Here are some other things on his mind: a friend who's addicted to either heroin or coffee, a robot girl with 'tude, and a dying grandfather who helped fund the store in the first place. (NOTE: Based on a script written for Screenwriting class)
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Tragedy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,807 - Updated: 10/27/2017 - Published: 10/17/2017 - Complete
A Scary Story told in the Second Person reviews
A famous musician, a restless fangirl...I didn't want to say it because it was a spoiler, but what else was I supposed to put here?
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 323 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/18/2017 - Complete
I M Hip: The Sacramento Affair
I.M. Hip (Attorney at Law) goes to deliver an alimony check to his former teacher's ex-wife. (NOTE: Based on my webcomic, strip #376-380)
Fiction: Humor - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,849 - Published: 9/24/2017 - Complete
My Wife, The Liar reviews
Is she what she says she is? Or is she merely working for the New York Mafia?
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,254 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/7/2017 - Complete
Alien Radio: Sticky Tentacles reviews
Another escapade on board the radio space station Woodstock! Moon exploring! Bad smells! Pipa's board test! What isn't there to like?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,320 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/7/2017 - Complete
Alien Radio: Pipa at the Gates of Dawn reviews
In a nutshell, Aliens running a radio station. Somebody FINALLY found that Voyager Record! Follow Earth rep Todd Zeppelin as he shows newbie Pipa the ropes.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,705 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/7/2017 - Complete