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The Death Knock

The Death Knock

Fiction by Marc Munroe Dion Before he became the columnist for his hometown newspaper, the Mill River Standard Times, Jack Dupont spent five years on a large Midwestern daily. Straight out of college, he took the first job he could get and worked his way up from covering school committee meetings in the suburbs to […]

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Smokeless tobacco

Smokeless tobacco

Fiction by Marc Munroe Dion Jack Dupont’s $880-a-week reporter’s salary did not stretch far enough to cover the $100 Brooks Brothers shirts he wore to work. It likewise did not cover $400 collectible pipes, the fedoras he ordered online from a hat shop in New York City, the vintage tweed jackets he bought on eBay […]

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So, just cream, right?

So, just cream, right?

fiction by Marc Munroe Dion Jack Dupont, in khaki pants and a hairy gray tweed sport coat, was waiting patiently to give his coffee order. His red-and-green plaid wool necktie was pulled tight until not a sliver of fabric showed between tie knot and freshly shaven neck, and his shoes were shined until they caught […]

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A splash of white

A splash of white

by Marc Munroe Dion Jack Dupont did not think of himself as two people, not really. Still, he knew the difference between the man he called “Deadline Jack” and the other, gentler man he called “Ti Jean.” “Deadline Jack” was his columnist persona, the swearing, bourbon- drinking, writing, cynical, loud, fedora-wearing reporter who had been […]

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A reporter’s pipe

A reporter's pipe

by Marc Munroe Dion Jack Dupont was not a true believer in much of anything. As a reporter, he felt that strong belief led to the dusty, parched intersection of shortsightedness and bias. But he believed a few things. A partial list follows.   The short sentence is best. Inanimate objects have no soul. Neither […]

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