Escape Pod 98: Just Do It
Rated R. Contains sexual innuendo, advertising warfare, and better living through chemistry.
Just Do It
By Heather Lindsley
“What do you see?” he asks.
I want to say a menace, but instead I tap the delivery barrel and give the context-appropriate answer. “Unused ad space.”
Suddenly he’s a schoolmaster who has finally found a bright pupil in a classroom full of dunces.
“Exactly, Ms. Monroe. Exactly. No square millimeter wasted, that’s what I say.” He leans across the table and whispers conspiratorially, “We’re looking at co-branding an AOL-Time-Warner-Starbucks Lattepaloosa Crave with a Forever Fitness session discount.”
About the Author
Heather Lindsley is a person that exists.
About the Narrator
The Word Whore
The Word Whore runs Air Out My Shorts with Preston Buttons. Both have narrated stories for Escape Artists.
This is an intermittent humor podcast which includes a not insignificant amount of booze and fiction of dubious quality. They are the patron saints of the Submissions Staff, the holiest of the slush pile. It is rumored that candles with religious imagery have been purchased at a gas stations and renegade modifications with AOMS fan art have been used to modify them. They are burned by submissions staff while conducting reviews.