Sometimes just plain ol’ reality is far better and more “creative” than fiction. For example, my interview with the “Big Banana” was priceless — though the Big Yellow One probably thought it was right on the money.
This story (Choir Eye for Retired Guys), parading as an actual story, is also worth a try.
Then there’s things that just happen, which are totally subjective, and hard to explain.
Finally, in the midst of the Don Imus controversy, innocently enough, there was Cap’n Hoe.