This Week on Mystery Theatre:
An Escalating Puzzle for a Way-Out Mystery

March 10th, 2022
Category: Uncategorized

The electric sign reading Way Out glowed before the ascending treads of a stainless-steel escalator. Mounted on the wall beside the rising stairs were advertisements for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Blockbuster Video, and American Pie 2. But soon those early 21st-century advertisements gave way to ones for Crystal Pepsi, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Embassy Cigarettes, and Pan Am Airlines–for by riding the escalator, Freddie Fedora was being transported back in time.

— from The Whenever War by August LaFleur, pages 16-17.

Yes, it’s a real book … though you’d have to go to an alternate universe to get a copy. Nevertheless, folks attending last Friday and Saturday night’s performances of Prime Stage Theatre’s A Wrinkle in Time were able to check out a facsimile of that book … along with nearly … [read more at The 21st-Century Scop].

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