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The 100 Word Stories Podcast

A Literature, Arts and Performing Arts podcast

100 word stories written and recorded by Laurence Simon every day, and a Weekly Challenge rounding up the best 100 word stories on a given topic every Sunday.

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Welcome to the 100 Word Stories podcast at oneadayuntilthedayidie.com. This is the Weekly Challenge, where I post a topic and then challenge you to come up with a 100 word story based on that topic. We’ve got stories by: Richard Dr. Alex Lizzie Serendipity Jeffrey Maganeet Norval Joe Tom Duane Kee...

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Hi there. This is Laurence Simon of the 100 Word Stories Podcast at oneadayuntilthedayidie.com. The topic of the next 100 Word Stories Weekly Challenge is a PICK TWO: Corner Tiger Tie Please Encountered Obsolete Winter Webcam Want to give it a try? Write an email to isfullofcrap (at) gmail.com wi...

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It started with a simple cheer: Hooray! But, sadly, things got out of hand quickly. Some people would give three cheers: Hip Hip Hooray! (Whatever happened to double cheers, I don’t know. And where did the Hips come from?) After that, people started five cheers… seven cheers… twelve cheers… Some pe...

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David Hume saved up his money for a guillotine, but he was shocked to learn that shipping and handling were not included in the cost. So, he borrowed a horse and cart from friends, and headed out to the craftsman to pick up his guillotine. Despite having directions and a detailed map, he never did ...

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The escalator was invented long before there was an electric motor capable of powering it. Elephants were used to power the demonstration models, but nobody wanted a basement filled with those things. They’re big, smelly, and expensive to feed. Plus, elephant poop. This made the escalator a really ...

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