Author Archives: Mike Slickster

About Mike Slickster

As an early retiree with an honorary doctorate degree from the proverbial "School of Hard Knocks," this upcoming author with a lot of free time on his hands utilizes his expansive repertoire for humorous yet tragic, wildly creative writing that contains years of imaginative fantasy, pure nonsense, classic slapstick, extreme happiness and searing heartbreak; gathered by a wealth of personal experiences throughout his thrilling—sometimes mundane or unusually horrid—free-spirited, rock-'n'-roller-coaster ride around our beloved Planet Earth. Mike Slickster's illustrious quest continues, living now in Act Three of his present incarnation, quite a bit on the cutting edge of profundity and philosophical merriment as seen through his colorful characters, most notably evident in the amusing Thirty Days Across the Big Pond series, all of which can be found at Lulu.com.

Music History 101

A little trick with Nick: Nick, Nick, bo-bick,Bo-na-na fanna fo fick,Fee fi mo-mick,Nick! That was an excerpt from the song, “The Name Game,” by Shirley Ellis. Do you remember it? Probably not, unless you’re a Baby Boomer, part of the … Continue reading

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Waxing Poetic: Blame It On The Full Moon

Another year has passed us by, seemingly at double time for me, But through it all, the only things that I did see,Were the soles of my boots with big holes underneath,From dragging my feet, attempting to slow those circles … Continue reading

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#FlyEaglesFly

The Birds made it to the playoffs at the magical end of an exciting regular season last Sunday, eliminating the Cowboys from contention by beating the Giants. Ask me if I feel badly for Dallas. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂@brandongraham55 legend pic.twitter.com/suJVherI45 — 👨🏼‍🦲Jeff🤘🏼 … Continue reading

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Tired!

Taking a break from writing. Don’t know when I’ll be back. Who gives a shit anyway?

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A Holiday Reminiscence

Christmas is just a few days away. Hanukkah starts on Sunday. Reminiscing is a big part of the holiday season. At least it is for me. It cheers me up to think about the good times spent while growing up, … Continue reading

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Today's Tirade: Put a Sock in It!

Why do small dogs have such annoying barks? Not only does the shrill of their yapping grind my nerves like someone’s shifting the gears of a standard transmission without applying the clutch, but the sheer intensity of the mongrel’s yipping, … Continue reading

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Do You Want Fries With That?

In other news… A man in China was drifting in and out of consciousness and foaming at the mouth, prompting his emergency arrival at a local hospital. An MRI scan revealed more than 700 parasitic worms, intertwined within his brain … Continue reading

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