Danny and His Muses: Adventures in Broadcasting
by henry simpson
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Danny's broadcasting career evolved through many muses. His first was Lulu Turan, a Lolitaish temptress who later attended a Bible college and gained fame as a TV evangelist.
Sandra Riggi was a caterer, ten years older than Danny, with a cutting New Jersey attitude and explosive temper. Their marriage faltered after a contested move from San Diego to Portland.
Phyllis Gravely -- sensitive and attractive enough with a net worth of $4.7 million -- wrote poems on themes of disappointment, betrayal, and death. Beset by demons that neither Danny nor psychotropic drugs could exorcise, she dumped him for a buff, outspoken TV station manager who promptly fired him.
Daunted by setbacks, Danny changed jobs, drank to excess, checked into alcohol rehab in Reno where he was bewitched by Natalie Belkin, a shapely blonde classmate who decided to get sober in the waiting period before her divorce from Mr. Belkin, a Kansas City thug. Danny and Natalie married, celebrated, and undid six weeks of good intentions after which Natalie returned to her ex-husband.
His career in tatters, Danny found himself at a broadcaster's convention, heard Lulu's voice singing sweetly with a southern accent, and when he looked up at a Jumbotron, saw Sister Layla -- a huge bouffant of billowy pink hair, heavy mascara, scarlet lipstick, and set smile seated on a couch beside a man with a round, cherubic face, toothy grin, and shiny black pompadour. Sister Layla's resemblance to Lulu beneath the makeup was unmistakable.
In due course, Danny quit alcohol and landed a job with a San Diego public radio station where he hooked up with Paula Maven, a music critic, and after proving himself with station management, began "Alternate Perspectives" a weekly midnight show that explored the boundaries between reality and the improbable. While researching a cult, he encountered the cult leader's daughter, Koko, an attractive young woman whose kiss "felt like it had the force of nature, all creation, and possibly ...
Genre: Humor & Satire
Length: 220 Pages (324 KB)Lending: EnabledAdded: Mar 28th, 2020