TBM-1812.23 – DDOA-018 – The Night They Invented Champagne

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Description:

#Audio. #FlashFic. Zoe catches her parents in a compromising position, and Basil helps her process.

Excerpt:

“Let me put it this way… you know the song ‘I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus?’” Zoe waited for partner to nod. Then she continued. “Well, Mom wasn’t tickling Ed underneath his beard. She was… let’s just say I got a full-frontal view of Ed’s wedding tackle and I’m suddenly grateful to be committed to a man who doesn’t age.”

Links and References

  • Read the text of The Night They Invented Champagne at MissMeliss.com
  • Check out all the participants in the Dog Days of Advent.
  • “The Night They Invented Champagne” is from the musical Gigi, and was written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe.

Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the BossJock iPad app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid album art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Music used for the opening and closing is a mix of Chris Zabriskie’s “The Oceans Continue to Rise” from the Free Music Archive and Kevoy’s clip of whales off the coast of French Polynesia from Freesound.
  • Chris Zabriskie’s song is also used under some readings.

Contact:

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 TBM-1812.23 – DDOA-018 – The Night They Invented Champagne by Melissa Bartell is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.