On the first day of Fashion Week, Louis Jacques-Moose, “the world’s most influential designer,” reviewed his Spring line. He took up a magnifying glass, and studied every stitch and crease. Technically, each piece was perfect, but Louis still wasn’t impressed. … Continue reading
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A Tale of Fashion Week (Part 3 of 3)
The final day of Fashion Week arrived and with it Louis’s show. As per usual, he arrived at his office extra early to check on his investment. Again, he was happily surprised. Mechanical doves were not exactly what Louis had … Continue reading
A Tale of Fashion Week (Part 2 of 3)
Louis arrived at 7 a.m. on the dot and went directly to the “Experimental Design Facility.” He found Daphnie, Beatrice and Ted, resting their heads on their desks. “Rise, and Shine,” he said, “I sure hope you haven’t been sleeping … Continue reading
A Tale of Fashion Week (Part 1 of 3)
Louis Jacques-Moose was set to present his Spring line at Fashion Week. On opening morning, his seamstresses presented him with the finished designs. He looked through them all very closely. Each item suited his expectations for quality, none of them … Continue reading
The Politician’s Dilemma
A congressman from the great state of Illinois wanted to address the nation over rumors that he was having an extra-marital affair. This address went against the advice of his re-election team; especially that of Raj, his “P.R. Guru.” “Why … Continue reading
Illustration: A “Breckin Harts” Infographic by Cori S.
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Illustration: The Reporter Who Lied
A boy and his dog entered their backyard to search for buried treasure. They had no map, or metal detection device. After what felt like an hour, but was really twenty minutes, they had found a scoffed boot, a plastic … Continue reading
Do Seagulls Hold Grudges?
A man and a woman approached each other on a beach one breezy summers night. You could have cut the tension with a knife, or a sword in their case. They finally stood seven feet, cautious not to make any … Continue reading