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Candy Everybody Wants (P.S.) by Josh Kilmer-Purcell

By Josh Kilmer-Purcell

From the severely acclaimed writer of it's not that i am Myself nowadays comes the very atypical adventures of a starry-eyed younger guy from the Midwest looking popularity and fortune within the flamboyant surreality of recent York, la . . . and in every single place in among. Jayson Blocher is bored with worshiping popular culture; he desires to be a part of it. So he is off, followed via an ever-changing solid of quirky individuals, on an incredibly bumpy trip from rural Wisconsin to a brand new York escort business enterprise for Broadway refrain boys, to a Hollywood sitcom set. someplace available in the market his future awaits—along with the invention of past love, a few strange coincidences, a kidnapping secret . . . and the sobering fact that being America's sweetheart can depart a really bitter aftertaste.

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Stopping just inside what used to be the door to the garage, Toni peeled the remote garage door opener off the Velcro tape that held it to the wall. She turned around, pointed it at the empty air where the overhead door used to be, and pantomimed pressing the button repeatedly with her thumb. This made Willie giggle. Which made Franck giggle. Which made Toni giggle at her own joke. Jayson shut the driver-side car door that Toni had typically, absentmindedly left open, and followed his new Fall Season family into the house.

Even the obvious popularity handicap of having a retarded brother seemed mitigated after the season’s first ABC AfterSchool Special aired, entitled Slow But Steady. The special featured Scott Baio as a retarded kid who was adopted as a mascot by his school’s cross country track team. Because of Baio’s popularity with the female OHS student population, the most popular clique of girls decided to treat Willie as their own Scott Baio. Willie became more popular than Jayson. At least, Jayson had thought, until he got his Hollywood deal.

Or swat. This was the biggest moment of the whole series. The whole summer, really. “And I will always be there for you, Amethyst Carrington,” Trey replied. Jayson looked deep into Trey’s eyes, searching for JOSH KILMER-PURCELL 31 some sign that Trey might not merely be acting. He rose up on his tiptoes and pulled the back of Trey’s head down to his own. Trey hesitated for a moment before finally giving in to the inevitable. Their lips met, both warm from the hurrying about and the bourbon/scotch cocktail.

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