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Flash Fiction Friday: Side Effects May Include

by David L. Tamarin


A special post-Thanksgiving treat. This piece was previously published here. Basically, pay attention to what you’re eating.


Nausea, Vomiting, Bluish Tint in Genital Region, Unprecedented Pubic Hair Growth, Desire to touch self in public inappropriately, facial tics, priapism, fever, anal rash, bleeding orifices, sense of unreality, repeating other people’s words, glowing green feces, impotence, skim milk lactation in women, bright red thick, viscous semen in men, vomiting, hair growth in eyeballs, penis growth from forehead, nipples occurring in random places, vomiting meatballs, psychosis, homicidal ideation, coprophagia, temporary levitation, jaundice, foul-smelling sweat, tongue tumors, urinating diarrhea, inappropriate laughter, hysteria, schizophrenia, synesthesia, vein disintegration, confusion, anti-social behavior, death, premature aging, formation of tail, blindness, Republicanism, spontaneous orgasm, xenophobia, paranoia, crotch rot, skin sloughing, absurdist mental state, immortality, bizarroids.



David L Tamarin is a writer, actor, and attorney. He is Chief Corpsepondent for Girls and Corpses magazine and also writes for He co-wrote the film Countess Bathoria’s Graveyard Picture Show and is obsessed with Octo-Mom, phencylclidine, and melting clowns.

2 responses

  1. edmundcolell1

    At least it doesn’t cause headaches. That would just be a dealbreaker for me.

    November 26, 2011 at 4:12 pm

  2. More than a quarter of a bioilln dollars per aircraft, failure to meet it’s KPP (Key Performance parameters) It requires 30 hours of maintenance for every hour of flight time and suffers a critical component failure for every 1.7 hours of flight time. A report also showed that it struggled with it’s Low Observation capabilities “stealth”. The F-22 is one of the biggest turkey’s in the history of military aviation. The U.S Congress actually made the right call for once when they killed the program.

    February 14, 2013 at 6:39 am

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