The Lost DMB Files

David Mark Brown
Streaming fiction from a lost, pulp-western reality.
Created 01 Jun 2020
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  • DMB Pulp: Insert Fall Harvest Platitude
    01 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    My house currently smells like a pizza joint, and I love it. It’s a perfect blend of yeasty, bubbling grape must and salsa canning. The wife is converting the last fruits of our garden into mild salsa...
  • DMB Pulp: The Cautionary Tale of Frenchy Bob
    24 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    When the inevitable environmental meltdown comes, and it will, one apex creature will remain upon the face of the earth. It isn’t humans. It’s not a bear, a wolf, or the hippopotamus (pronounced hippo...
  • DMB Pulp: Just a Little Sugar
    17 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    There are three things I wish I would have learned much earlier in life. While my parents managed to pound a few vital truths into my thick skull during my youth, (like finish your work before you pla...
  • DMB Pulp: Yard Couch
    10 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    I have a couch in my front yard. Not a fancy aluminum-framed, patio couch mind you. Just the old, brown couch that has spent the last fifteen years in our living room. Now it’s in the front yard. The ...
  • DMB Pulp: Top 10 Stupid Things I Survived, #1
    03 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    [Follow these links to catch up with the #10 stupid thing, #9 stupid thing, #8 stupid thing, #7 stupid thing, #6 stupid thing, #5 stupid thing, #4 stupid thing, #3 stupid thing, and #2 stupid thing I ...
  • Twitch & Die! No Debt Between Friends, Scene 5
    30 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    The day cleared, and for the first time in what seemed his entire life, Chancho felt the warm brush of the sun. He tipped the jug one final time and set it down. He picked up two glasses filled to the...
  • DMB Pulp: Top 10 Stupid Things I Survived, #2
    27 Aug 2021 • 18 min read
    [Follow these links to catch up with the #10 stupid thing, #9 stupid thing, #8 stupid thing, #7 stupid thing, #6 stupid thing, #5 stupid thing, #4 stupid thing, and #3 stupid thing I survived growing ...
  • Twitch & Die! No Debt Between Friends, Scene 4
    26 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Before leaving the kitchen table, Chancho whispered into Chloe’s ear, “Thank you for sticking with me.” Chloe opened the back door and ushered him out. Beneath an austere January sun, she brushed her ...
  • Twitch & Die! No Debt Between Friends, Scene 3
    25 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    Chancho sat at the kitchen table, hovering low enough over a plate full of sausage and grits for the steam to warm his face. After forking in a mouthful, he sat back and smiled at the others. They’d r...
  • Twitch & Die! No Debt Between Friends, Scene 2
    24 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    Starr closed his eyes and exhaled. He used the throttle lever to brace himself against the rhythmic rocking of the locomotive. Moments ago he’d cleared a switch outside of Mingus and rounded the bend ...
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