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Craig Garrett

CRAIG GARRETT used to work as a corrections officer on the death row unit of a maximum security prison. He lives in Tennessee with two rescue donkeys.

Somebody’s Got to Sweep the Floors

I’d gotten in a habit of going to Wal-mart at 4AM to play the demos of video game systems I couldn’t afford. They had a King Kong game set-up for a while that I thought was pretty slick, where you got be Kong and run around beating up on dinosaurs. I figured they’d be taking it down before long, so I was putting in my time, playing the same level over and over.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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