Short stories in the genre Humor.
Listing 90 stories.
When three boys show up at a woman's Georgia property where one of the boys' fathers used to work, the woman cannot get them to leave, even as they wreak havoc upon the land.
When two very different women suffer a car crash, a one-sided friendship soon becomes a bitter court battle. Farcical though their situation may be, it ends in tragedy all the same.
In an old family house in Maine, the family patriarch announces his death the same day that his granddaughter is to be married. His grandson is named the sole heir, and conflict ensues.
A man named Stein commits fraud then travels into the future to the day after the statute of limitations has expired. After the ensuing legal battle, the judge rules: "A niche in time saves Stein."
A hard-working Pennsylvania nurse discovers her friend and ex-lover dead in a ditch. She searches his pockets for the money she loaned him, and when she doesn't find it, she drags his dead body around town in a search for the money.
When an old couple known for their great love seek divorce on scandalous grounds, it becomes an affair debated within their small Jewish community.
A young boy angry, about a conflict with his neighbor, discusses morality with his mother. With ironic consequences, they explore sin, God, and the presence of evil in the world through the lens of the Tooth Fairy.
In a Paris churchyard, a man and his friend bear witness to the bizarre transformation of man into bird and a Bird Man into something more perhaps dangerous.
A New York bartender attempts to engage in a conversation about owning comets — as in, the ones in space —with his somewhat crazy customer.
When his attempt at religious repentance fails, a troubled teenage boy with a reputation for being a bad boy ends up taking a school prank too far.