Monumental Luxury, interlude 

It’s what you think about before bed. What visits you in your most benevolent of dreams, but cannot be caught. In the darkest corner and in the sunniest of hilltops, you want to say it, on the tip of your tongue, elusive to all— except to those who are driven to pursue it with a cup of hot tea: Luxury.

-from an ad in “Culinary Golden Rectangle” magazine, May 1988, advertising “Luxurious Golden Oatmeal brand oatmeal cookies, now 25% bigger.”

Banana loaves, interlude 

Yes friends, it’s the perfect treat the night before Election Tuesday. Sweet banana loaves, I just voted.

-from an ad in Sinister Chef Weekly, November 1988

Doughmancer 2: The Second Rising, interlude 

Linda… you know how I get when you run from me. You did not let me finish. There is a second rising. It involves us both. So heat the ovens. I want you to witness this. 

– from the horror audio book “Doughmancer 2: the second rising” on cassette tape and compact disc, November 1996

It’s the Great Pumpkin Cheesecake, Interlude!

I can’t eat that. it looks horrible,” said Mr. Ford.

“Let her compose herself,” said the cook, “You come back tomorrow. She’ll be ready by then.”

-from “101 Ways to Die via the Culinary Arts” on cassette tape from October 1991.