Bad Kitty


January 19, 2020

A toothache, thought Bad Kitty, is like someone else’s dog scratching at your guest-bedroom door all night. A toothache is a cold vibrating funnel sucking in the undone chores (the unanswered emails, the phone calls to return, the formalwear [...]

Bad Kitty and the Magician, Concluded

April 9, 2019

Bad Kitty was in a fog and an avocado she was squeezing wiggled back— she almost dashed it away but thank goodness she looked down, fearing a mouse or a bat and there in her hand was a creature—a frog, an alarmed white frog. “Oh,” said Bad [...]

Bad Kitty and the Magician Part 2

February 18, 2019

  Bad Kitty, very much on edge, couldn’t yet look at the magician beside her who didn’t say a word but once again just turned her hand over— another, somehow more feminine little wave, in reply to the trick question. “Trick [...]

Bad Kitty and the Magician Part 1

January 9, 2019

  “Always the frog,” he said: “never the rabbit,” and began to weep. The frog was white, with sweet dark green eyes, moist and bright. The magician had beautiful sad eyes and his lashes were now mascara wet-shiny — he was a cloud of [...]

Chapter 9: Bad Kitty in the Dark

October 16, 2018

  Bad Kitty was annoyed enough to get out of her hammock — her detested neighbor, a thug who ran the marina, had had the nerve to walk on to the pier again. He had been told he no longer had any authority over the pier and to leave the [...]

Chapter 6: Bad Kitty and the Donors

October 18, 2017

    Though Bad Kitty continued to enjoy the havoc wrought by Celia’s leaks—which were still causing heads to roll among those energy executives appointed to EPA–the oligarchy held on, wampum ruled, and new snakes were already [...]

Chapter 5:Bad Kitty Meets Google

August 22, 2017

Good​ ​god:​ ​that​ ​self-satisfied​ ​voice,​ ​going​ ​on​ ​and​ ​on: “The​ ​extraordinary​ ​mirror​ ​relationships​ ​of​ ​hacking​ ​itself​ ​and anti-hacking–or​ [...]