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It’s a Recession, Errbody Broke by Alan Baban

Like an explosive mash-up of Donald Barthelme and The Pixies, Alan Baban brings a frenzied urgency to a uniquely surreal situation in his short story It’s a Recession, Errbody Broke.

“The plan, I tell him, is that we lock the door before anyone finds out. Say it’s Out of Order, keep things on the down low if you get me. I bring my fingers close to my mouth like Shush. Nobody can find out she’s missing, as in Nobody. “

Read the story after the jump.
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