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christmas wolves, part 5

(Our traditional Christmas Episode …) “And they’re ours.  Rudolph and the Grinch belong to everybody.  But the Christmas Wolves are Kekionga’s.” Nobody had much to say to that . And so there, Iowa thought.  Logic, mythic or otherwise, was one … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 4

(The discussion Kekionga’s official Christmas story continues in part 4 of the Christmas Episode.) “My guess,” said another voice, deep and with some kind of weird lilting accent Iowa could never quite identify, “is that the historical models were almost … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 3

(Every traditional Christmas story is open to debate …) Clap. Clap. Clap.  Iowa heard the “slow clap” applause behind her and didn’t even have to turn around to know who it was. “Very nice, Ms. Ginsberg. Well done.  You’re certainly … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 2

(Our Kekionga Christmas story continues.) “I can’t believe you’ve never heard of the Christmas Wolves.” Iowa was slightly amazed.  “It must really be a local thing.” “Sorry, never heard of them,” Jack replied, shrugging in an embarassed sort of way.  … Continue reading

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christmas wolves, part 1

(Part one of our classic Kekionga Christmas Episode, the story of the Christmas Wolves.) Iowa Ginsberg walked through downtown Kekionga, enjoying the weekend-before-Christmas holiday atmosphere with the glorious smug relief of someone who had finished her last exam yesterday.  Finals … Continue reading

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this halloween in kekionga

(In celebration of the holiday, please enjoy a “rerun” of A Cartoonist in Kekionga’s classic Halloween Episode, originally posted on this date last year …) You know that guy who lives in the double house down in the middle of … Continue reading

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big wolf

Two sentence fiction, illustrated: Professor Lykander found this old cigar box in the junk shop. “Not bad, ” he said, and he bought it for a dollar.

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“ferociously realistic”: the complete story

“Ferociously Realistic” a picture story from  Kekionga Part 1 At the beginning of the last week of September, Iowa went the Big Box Home Improvement Store with her friend Suki to buy supplies for one of Suki’s art projects. “Normally, … Continue reading

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ferociously realistic (part 5/5)

When Iowa showed Suki her phone camera shots, Suki looked at them for a long time.   “I’m not sure,” she said, “whether the spectacles ruin it or not.” “But the collar and tie just make it more so,” said … Continue reading

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ferociously realistic (part 4/5)

“And for your information,” the Professor went on, “This is what you might more reasonably call ‘ferociously realistic’.” “Can’t argue with that, sir,” said Iowa.”At least somewhat ferocious, and undeniably realistic.” “Indeed. More ferocious than you might suspect, Ms. Ginsberg. … Continue reading

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