Sunday, December 16, 2007

Japanese Monsters Hate Nintendo

by Ari Collins


"Mark, Sweetie," I began. "Tell me Shortzilla has an off switch." From behind the flat-screen, we watched scaly feet crush our Wiimote and plasma breath burn the drapes.

"To disable it," Mark said, "just sing the Ode to Joy. In German. Ow, no punching!"

I sighed. "Fine." I stepped out, singing, "Freude schöner Götterfunken..."

1 comment:

abbreviatedman said...

Longer version available at 365 Tales:
"http://www.365tales.com/abbreviatedman/shortzilla">Shortzilla


It's about 200 words long. That's like a novel for me.