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Alice’s Restaurant: Redux—The Absolute Conclusion

“Hey Slickster, why are you sweating?” My buddy Curt was waiting outside in the courthouse parking lot for me. “Oh, that courtroom’s air-conditioning system is broken. It’s hotter than hell in there. See all the windows are open?” “Yeah, I … Continue reading

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Alice’s Restaurant: Redux—Judge Roy Bean

(A parody pic, not the real name or location of the illustrious judge in this story) The musty, typically laid-out, dark-paneled courtroom, filled with hard, wooden benches for seating—giving a church-like, reverential ambiance as was felt while sitting and waiting … Continue reading

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Alice’s Restaurant: Redux—Meeting with Mr. Shyster

Leaving my black bowler in the car from not willing to assume the contemptuous role of a lawless derelict, I entered wearily into the hallowed halls of Cranston City’s downtown municipal-court building (not the exact name of the small metropolis). … Continue reading

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