Fiction That’s Fun Like a Sitcom

Fiction tends to fall into two camps (or so I think): serious lit and fantasy/action/adventure, which includes mysteries. Romance is probably a third. But why is it you don’t see much popular fiction that’s just fun, like TV? Kind of like Two and a Half Men in print? Or Rocky and Bullwinkle? Or a Saturday Night Live Sketch? You know, stuff with escapist fun and some homespun sentimentality, too?

I wonder if a fiction magazine with a Readers’ Digest-like sensibility for the amusing anecdote-like story could make a go.

Kind of like Tales Your Grandpa Might Have Told.

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