Wednesday 3 p.m. ‘Waiting’ by Monika Müller-Kroll and ‘Plush’ by Jocko Weyland

Introducing Wednesday 3 p.m. This week's offerings are "Waiting" by Monika Müller-Kroll and "Plush" by Jocko Weyland.

Illustration by Jonathan Kroll

Wednesday 3 p.m. is a series of short stories — observations, brief memories, scenes from a life — recorded by writers in Berlin and around the world.

“Waiting” by Monika Müller-Kroll and “Plush” by Jocko Weyland

 

“I’m stuck behind a lady at my neighborhood newspaper store, she has two euros to spend on a present. She can’t decide whether to buy the fake teeth or a piggy bank. It’s Wednesday, 3 p.m.”

“One time in Coney Island with some friends we all lined up to take the Cyclone…”

Monika Müller-Kroll is the producer of Wednesday 3 p.m. She has been an editor and reporter at KCRW Berlin since 2017.

Jocko Weyland, born in Helsinki, Finland, 1967, is an artist and writer living in Mexico. He is the author of “The Answer is Never – A Skateboarder’s History of the World,” published by Grove Press in 2002. Weyland’s story “Plush” is from his collection Eating Glass, published by 1980 Editions in Paris in 2016.

 

illustration by Jonathan Kroll

 

Illustration by Jonathan Kroll

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