Author Archive | Iain E. Marlow

Things Not to Say as High School Valedictorian

“…And Jake, I hate you because of second semester, Grade 10. Specifically, when you publicly renamed me…we all know what…and then stripped me and forced me to march…through…Oh God, I can’t go on. Mrs. Gerriganz! Look what they’ve done to me!” * * * “…Okay, I know this sounds strange. But no one actually told me that I was […]

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Dinner with North Korea

The following fictional conversation takes place between myself and See Yong Kook, a North Korean vacationing in Pondicherry, on the east coast of India. It was prompted by a dinner invitation extended to me by See who was, like me, strolling the seaside promenade. The hotels were all full and I boarded a bus up […]

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Winner of the Stalinist-Orwell Contest

It’s a little known fact-ual inaccuracy that Josef Stalin once wrote George Orwell a disgruntled letter outlining the notorious dictator’s discontent with the liberties Orwell took in creating Animal Farm. Regular Feathertale contributor Iain E. Marlow has managed to unearth that letter and we’re proud to publish it here for the first-time ever.   Dear […]

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Wile E. Coyote Hospitalized with Depression

Wile E. Coyote, arguably the world’s most famous coyote, has been hospitalized with severe depression, said sources close to the animal. Best known for roles in the Warner Bros.’ exploratory documentary series “Looney Tunes,” the coyote was oft portrayed as socially impotent and unable to fulfill important goals. The coyote was airlifted from his remote, […]

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