This Box Lies

This box lies.

Remember it? I got this set for Christmas, or one that looks amazingly like it, back in the early to mid eighties. I had endless fun with it, but contrary to what the box indicated, mine did not belong to a “great magician.” “Magician” alone was going a bit too far in my case, much less with any additional terms such as “great.” “Some jerk kid’s magic set” might have been more accurate.

I mean, I had fun, but there’s no reason to lie.


About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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