RichEisbrouch - Stories

  1. RichEisbrouch


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    • 15 Stories
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    I was born in New York just after WWII when, because of the Depression and the war, the city seemed very little changed from the 1920s. I spent a lot of time listening to my grandparents, hearing what the area was like from when they were born in the 1880s, so it was like living in multiple time periods. I grew up in the suburbs, spent the next 20 years freelancing a design career in the Midwest and Northeast then followed that career to Los Angeles.
  1. Moorpark Palms 2. Moorpark Palms

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 05/28/2017 (Updated: 06/26/2017)

    Jake's adventures continue in this funny book about the small Los Angeles apartment building he lives in.  It's full of hot, young people who spend a lot of time nearly naked around the pool.  But they're often bonkers.

  2. Thank You For Reading Time

    By RichEisbrouch, in Non-Fiction. 06/26/2017 (Updated: 06/26/2017)

    A service call.  Uh, multiple service calls.  Clones of service calls...

  3. Jake & Conor 1. Moorpark Palms

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 04/24/2017 (Updated: 05/15/2017)

    This introduces Jake, the narrator of Moorpark Palms, a funny book of stories about a small Los Angeles apartment building in the 1990s.  Jake & Conor is a light little romance, once intertwined with the longer book.  I broke it out because it distracted from the apartment stories.


    As usual, I'll be posting three times a week -- Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

  4. Quabbin

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 03/07/2017 (Updated: 04/21/2017)

    Jim Blazak lives in a terrifically accepting world. If only his boyfriend would cooperate. Yeah, there are a couple of other problems. But Jim's bright. And funny. And he looks pretty hot without a shirt.

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    The Bullet Story

    By RichEisbrouch, in Non-Fiction. 03/12/2017 (Updated: 03/12/2017)

    A sudden awakening on New Year's Day
  6. Web Guys 1. A Triumvirate of Saints

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 01/16/2017 (Updated: 03/07/2017)

    The private e-mail of Alan Damshroeder, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, high school teacher.

    Says Alan, "Sometimes I think it takes a triumvirate of saints to keep me out of trouble."

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    At 15

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 02/18/2017 (Updated: 02/18/2017)

    A story about a boy who still has a few things to learn about himself.
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    Kenny Gets Done

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 02/12/2017 (Updated: 02/12/2017)

    A young man on a quest, pants down.
  9. My 42-Buck Adventure

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 01/24/2017 (Updated: 01/24/2017)

    A man has a flat tire on a rented car in New York City and discovers there is no spare tire.
  10. GWM

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 11/23/2016 (Updated: 12/22/2016)

    Harry Sussman is a perfectly nice guy in his early 30s. He's a successful architect who lives in western Massachusetts. He's intelligent. He's stable. He's reasonably good-looking. He just wants to meet a nice guy to marry. Now how hard can that be?
  11. Mexico

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 10/26/2016 (Updated: 11/21/2016)

    Phil Weber, a Iowa college math teacher in his mid-twenties, heads off to Mexico for the summer, to try and forget his ex-lover. He's looking for an adventure, and he finds a couple he hadn't expected.
  12. The Pendleton Omens

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 08/28/2016 (Updated: 10/24/2016)

    The 23-year old son of a small town, gay police detective in western Massachusetts disappears in Los Angeles while working in the film industry. And the detective -- recently divorced and in a new relationship with a terrific guy -- reluctantly goes to investigate. Along the way, he learns some surprising things about himself.
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    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 08/21/2016 (Updated: 08/21/2016)

    A man in his early sixties half-humorously remembers a man he knew twenty years earlier.
  14. Circumstances

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 08/20/2016 (Updated: 08/20/2016)

    A college senior at an LA Industry party gets a bit too focused on one of his dad's colleagues.
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    A Story I Was Told Last Christmas

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 08/19/2016 (Updated: 08/19/2016)

    Two people meet in a gay church on Christmas Eve and have a surprising conversation.