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A Fork in the Proverbial Road

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Jake: Hello, World! Once again, I have returned to bring you your monthly dose of hilarity from fictional characters. This month, to start my last year on staff, I have chosen to bring in a new character who came in at the end of an era. Ladies and Gents, I give you Forky!

Forky: Uh, trash?

Jake: No, Forky, not trash. It’s an interview.

Forky: What’s that?

Jake: Well, I’ll ask you questions, and you’ll answer them. I’ll record your answers and post them online.

Forky: Oh. Buzz said you were a bad guy.

Jake: What? Oh, I get it. He meant the slightly evil version of me, Jake 48. I haven’t seen him since the last article I wrote.

Forky: Is he trash?

Jake: Umm… I guess you could say that. Oh, speaking of which, I came up with a new code-phrase. If I say, “Renegade”, that means it’s me, not an imposter.

Forky: (Distracted by his hand) Huh? What?

Jake: It’s my superhero name.

Forky: What is?

Jake: Renegade.

Forky: Why?

Jake: I dunno, I just thought it sounded cool.

Forky: Why?

Jake: Why what?

Forky: Why are you telling me your superhero name?

Jake: (Blinks) You weren’t listening to me about the code-phrase?

Forky: I just remember you saying somebody was trash.

Jake: (Sighs) Ok, try to pay attention.

Forky: I’m not good at that. Even if I am alive.

Jake: Sentient.

Forky: Huh?

Jake: Sentient. It’s sort of another word for alive.

Forky: Then why don’t you just say, “alive”?

Jake: Well, sentient is more specific.

Forky: But it makes me confused.

Jake: Sorry. Let me put it this way: sentient means a special kind of alive.

Forky: That still doesn’t make much sense.

Jake: Well, how would you like me to explain it?

Forky: Well, why is that guy trash?

Jake: (Blinks again) You’re still stuck on that?

Forky: Yeah, I’ve had this piece of clay stuck to my sticks ever since Bonnie made me.

Jake: No, I didn’t mean the clay, I meant the part where we were talking about Jake 48.

Forky: He’s old!

Jake: No, he’s not 48 years old, he’s Jake 48 because he’s from Earth 48. Also, 48 isn’t that old.

Forky: How do you know?

Jake: Well… I, uh…

Forky: (pointing to a Minifigure on the desk) Is that the trash guy?

Lego Luke Skywalker: I’m not trash! I’m a Jedi Knight!

Jake: Sorry about that Luke. He’s a little confused.

Luke: No worries. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to catch up with Han. He’s waiting for me.

Jake: Bye!

Forky: Bye everyone!

Jake: No, Forky, not yet.

Forky: Oh. Hello everyone!

Jake: It’s a little late for that too.

Forky: Oh. Trash everyone!

Jake: (Smacks forehead) Not that either!

Forky: Oh.

(Beep! Beep! Beep!)

Jake: Ah, now it’s time.

Forky: Trash everyone!

Jake: No, time to say goodbye.

Forky: I already did.

Jake: You don’t want to say it again?

Forky: I guess I can. Bye, everyone!

Jake: Alrighty, I guess it’s my turn. Bye, everybody! Until next month, I’m riding off into the sunset!

Forky: I thought you were sitting in a chair.

Jake: I was trying to be poetic.

Forky: What’s that?

Jake: I’ll explain later. Bye!



  1. XD XD XD This is soooooo funny!! I love it!! ITS GREAT ROFL ROFL

  2. great job Jake. I can`t beleve that i`m reading this by my self>

  3. Lol!! This is awesome!! Great Job Jake!!😂

  4. This is awesome! 🤣 (I love the disclamer as well)

  5. I can`t what for the next article

  6. I think Luke’s gonna get an unfortunate surprise.

  7. This totally made my day!!! GREAT JOB!!!!

  8. Haha, this cracked me up. Forky is…*smh*