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.

Ode to Being Ignored

I’ve been wondering as of late, Why is it that my Social Media posts do not rate, Nary a like or retweet, share or comment? How I wish for a little acknowledgement. Fortunately friends occasionally impart, With a heart, or … Continue reading

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How Hot is it in the Philly Area?

Summertime has officially arrived and we’re in the midst of a bloody heat wave already. Not that I want to base this tirade on global warming, but it seems like the dog days of summer have been arriving earlier for … Continue reading

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IDGAF: Generically Speaking

Melania Trump wore a Zara cargo coat the other day, on which the back of the garment had been inscribed with graffiti-style lettering, stating, “I Really Don’t Care, Do You?”  Photographers had captured her alleged fashion faux pas, which was … Continue reading

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Steal This Blog

Abbie Hoffman, a political and social activist, was a counter-culture hero who wrote a literary gem during my hippie days, entitled, Steal This Book. My best buddy Marco picked up a copy and learned several of its techniques for ripping … Continue reading

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Ode to Woe is Me

Felt like writing a poem for this week’s tirade, Grasping for words that rhyme: how about Miami-Dade? AT&T just sent me an invoice, for which they want paid, Regarding long-distance service on my Verizon account, canceled on the 8th day … Continue reading

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The Saga of Michelangelo Rotundo

Recently in the news, parents of a thirty-year-old deadbeat son had to sue him for making the moocher move out of their home, in which he had lived for years without paying rent or doing anything to help with upkeep, … Continue reading

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