100 Word Wednesdays – Crap!

Another 100 word story inspired by an item from the Police Blotter of my hometown of Burlingame, CA.

Crap
By Grant Baciocco

“Crap.”

“Crap.”

The plastic creaked in Roger’s hand as his knuckles turned white.  He looked at Paul who sat in the recliner a few feet from him.

“It’s all crap Paul!”

Paul looked up from his newspaper.  “What is?”

“All of it!”  Roger said, gesturing wildly at the television.  “What passes for entertainment these days.  This moronic drivel that people sop into their brains like molasses!”

Paul looked at the TV then back at Roger.  “So it is.”

Paul’s lack of outrage infuriated Roger even more.  Roger took a deep breath then said, “I’m going to do something about it!”

1700 block of California Drive, 4:43 a.m. Tuesday A care facility patient called police for help. He was having trouble with his television.

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