This is the story of comedian and former Marine Mark Sweeney, a 20-year comedy veteran and the funniest guy in his price range. The oldest of six children, his battle for attention started early. He survived Catholic School and high school in the '70s and his tales of adventure take you from the plains of the Midwest to the mountains of Afghanistan to the underground sex clubs in the Far East, and many places in between....
Tenali Ramakrishna is more fondly known as Tenali Rama across India. Although he was employed as a Telugu poet at the court of King Krishnadevaraya, who ruled Vijayanagara from AD 1509 to 1529 and wrote many poems, he is well known for his sense of humor which was conveyed very well in his short stories.
Published in the anthology Speculative Poets of Texas (2015). Archived in the UCLA Library of Special Collections. A Christmas celebration for the entire kingdom, led by a whimsical court jester.
War has cast its cold shadow over the kingdom of Moltovia, but finally, peace appears to be at hand. Prince Florin races to join his father at the joyous banquet in the court of their former enemy, but is greeted by betrayal. Spared the dungeon that is the fate of his father and his loyal followers, he is enslaved as a lowly apprentice to the spiteful and wily court jester, Mimus.
"Not only for children"