The May 18th Web Writers In The Flesh was the final episode of this spring season, and it offered one of the finest selections of web literature yet.

Leading off the show was Kim Ficera, with a very funny excerpt from her on-line serial "Gays of Our Lives."

Following Kim was Assistant Professor Audrey Steinhauer, who put web fiction into a (highly) academic context.

Having had its intellectual vitamins for the evening, the crowd enjoyed Leslie Harpold's accessible, contemporary essays, one about the fellatial subtext to those Milk Mustache ads.

Sean Elder was up next with one of the evening's highlights - a dark account of a drinker's trip, with his young son, to Disneyland.

Xander Mellish followed with her cartoon series, Joel Faure: The Melancholy Male Model. Beautiful but lonely, Joel wanders Manhattan searching for love, to the tune of Aaron Copeland's "Quiet City." He is based on a real person, but Xander swears she will never reveal who that is.

Austin Bunn rounded out the evening with two very pleasing poems.

Thanks to everyone who helped make this reading series such a roaring success!

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