The Monster Hour
By Zach Schomburg
On the Monster Hour, there was this monster that used to
come out and try to kill everybody in the audience. No one
expected it, not even the producers who were told by the
monster he would play a few blues tunes on the piano. The
monster apologized after each show and asked for another
chance. I’m planning on telling a few jokes this time he would say.
But time after time he’d break his word and try to kill everybody.
The producers finally replaced him with a gorilla dressed in people
clothes that came out and played a Wurlitzer, but they never
changed the name of the show. It was always the Monster Hour.
I don’t think anyone understood then what a monster really was.