75: “Why are you here?”

Gord went to his mother’s house for Christmas, bringing Jack and Cameron with him. He offered to drive, mostly because he found Jack’s driving frankly terrifying. He claimed that it was because they didn’t need to take the van when it was just the three of them. “Bullshit,” Jack said. “You just want to listen […]

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32: “Shut it, Gordonzola”

Once again, Gord celebrated Halloween at Oscar’s blisteringly hot apartment. This time, however, he’d been invited by Oscar himself, as a fellow member of Nazari and The Animals. Also, this year he hadn’t come with Janine. Instead, he had come with Bobby and his roommates, including his temporary roommates, Jack and Cameron. Bobby was delighted […]

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15: “Ugh Jack”

At the end of September, Gord got a message from his younger brother Jack, asking if he could stay with Gord for a couple days. Instantly, Gord knew that it would be much longer than a couple days. He’d also been expecting the message because his mother had phoned to warn him that Jack would […]

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75: “Just dandy”

Jacklyn left her apartment on a Sunday afternoon at the same time as Gord was leaving his own apartment across the hall. He was dressed nicely, nicer than usual, and he looked quite solemn. Naturally, Jacklyn didn’t ask about it. They weren’t friends. At best, if pressed, she would describe them as frenemies. She supposed […]

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