Bart Plantenga and iDrew unwrap the season of workplace giving.

To what length will one go pursuant of emolument? Jerred Jolin answers.

Last week we had a guy mooning for a lady construction worker. This week we have the non fiction remembering of workplace injury by lady engineer Karen Swartz.

Ronald Roy lays some pipe.

Jan Priddy takes a stroll down memory lane to her first job.

Clint Walker demonstrates proven techniques for losing your fingers, and how to handle “relocation” (aka layoffs).

“It was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up, one that was unlikely to come along again.” You know how it is. Julie A. Jacob explores.

Two poems this week. Two authors.

Mary Slocum returns with a reminder to do no harm, and Michael Casey takes a crack at “ff”.

Jason Preu turns up the creepiness factor by 100% in this week’s fabulous fiction, Infrastructure.

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The return of Al Simmons conjures up a crusty mummy of a job, and then some, in two poems.

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Mid-way through October and we’ve already covered vandalism (October Rage), unemployment (like that will ever go away) , public protests (thank you, Strahota), ghosts (Steve Jobs), and zombies (yours truly) … what’s next?

SNAKES! What could be more creepy and crawly for the *spooky* month of October than an interview with an authentic snake breeder? Thomas Tremain sits still while slickery, slithering snakes worm up and down his arm … and we have video to prove it. Learn the ins and ouches of this unregulated industry where snakes sell for upwards of five grand each.

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