account_circle by Paul Ruben
Paul Alan Ruben periodically contributes to Audiofile Magazine, is co-author of a college textbook, Public Thinking/Public Speaking, and an award-winning audiobook producer/director whose honors include two Grammy Awards for Best Spoken Word. He also writes a blog for audiobook narrators and consumers ( Paul is currently enrolled in the MFA fiction program at Spalding University. “Father, Son And The Holy Obit,” is part of a nearly completed short story collection titled, Hope Springs External. The thematically linked stories interrogate the relationship between father and son.


Father, Son, and the Holy Obit

Issue No. 195 ~ August, 2013

I blinked as the winter sun poked through blackish clouds and illuminated the cityscape. It was already making good on the forecast’s promise of a seasonal reprieve: Sunny and a high of fifty-six.