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Toasted Cake 103! In which we reveal some secrets. 

Yeah, claws, crimson as a fire engine, great big puffed out claws that, god help me, made it so all I could think was, "How's the boy manage to drink a beer?

Prophetic Lobster Man by Cat Rambo first appeared in The Mad Scientist Journal. 

The point is that monkeys didn't write "Hamlet," Shakespeare did--no matter how many monkeys you try to put in his place and no matter what you call them. 

When There's a Will by Brian K. Lowe first appeared in Speculon. 

Cat Rambo writes, edits, and teaches, all from the shore of eagle-haunted Lake Sammammish, where she co-exists with two cats, a software developer, and a large number of plastic dinosaurs. See her website at kittywumpus.net for links to more of her fiction. 

Brian K. Lowe is a paralegal in Southern California. When he's not writing about werewolves and aliens and vampires, he's usually to be found in seedy bars buying them drinks in exchange for their life stories. You can see more of him at brianklowe.wordpress.com



Toasted Cake 82! In which we go to that Prairie Sun, Prairie Star thing, whatever it's called.

"They do still feed us in first class, don't they? It may have been a few years, but I do remember that." 

First appeared in Brain Harvest. 

Cat Rambo writes, edits, and teaches, all from the shore of eagle-haunted Lake Sammammish, where she co-exists with two cats, a software developer, and a large number of plastic dinosaurs. See her website at kittywumpus.net for links to more of her fiction. 



Toasted Cake 39! In which we eat.

Matthias Fenstermacher loved onions, but hated slicing them, and so he labored to produce a tearless variety.

And,

That first day, my salad plate was garnished with leaves of lemon balm, tiny citrus-scented flowers, signifying that one is looking for love.

Ann Leckie's "The Sad History of the Tearless Onion" first appeared on Podcastle, and Cat Rambo's "Appetite for Love" first appeared in Sybil's Garage.


Ann Leckie has published short stories in Subterranean Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Realms of Fantasy. Her story "Hesperia and Glory" was reprinted in Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition edited by Rich Horton. Ann has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, and a recording engineer. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Cat Rambo writes, edits, and teaches, all from the shore of eagle-haunted Lake Sammammish, where she co-exists with two cats, a software developer, and a large number of plastic dinosaurs. See her website at kittywumpus.net for links to more of her fiction.


TC39-onion-appetite.mp3
Toasted Cake 31! In which we storm the castle. 

(AND! In which we are finalists in TWO Parsec categories: Best New Podcast & Best Magazine Podcast! Squee!) 

Deep in the bowels of the Toys-R-We in a space which smells of plastic and stale air conditioning, the Barbie aisle's occupants are plotting, fomenting conquest.

This story first appeared in Expanded Horizons

Cat Rambo writes, edits, and teaches, all from the shore of eagle-haunted Lake Sammammish, where she co-exists with two cats, a software developer, and a large number of plastic dinosaurs. See her website at kittywumpus.net for links to more of her fiction.


TC31-coyote-barbie.mp3


Episode #7!  In which we meet a jealous appliance.

Lorna had always had a good relationship with her coffeemaker. 

(First published in Bull Spec.) 

Cat Rambo writes, edits, and teaches, all from the shore of eagle-haunted Lake Sammammish, where she co-exists with two cats, a software developer, and a large number of plastic dinosaurs. See her website at kittywumpus.net for links to more of her fiction.


TC7-the_coffeemakers_passion.mp3


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Want to know who's coming up at Toasted Cake in the future? Next week is Jason Heller, author of Taft 2012. Down the road we have some awesome stories in the lineup, including ones from Cat Rambo, Jessica Reisman, Rachel Swirsky, and a NEW story from the magnificent CSE Cooney. 

Want to submit a flash story? I'm planning to do a submissions window (as soon as things calm down around here.) I'm currently thinking April. So check back for details!
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