John Kuligowski currently lives and writes somewhere in the Midwest. His work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies over the past decade, including Word Riot, Prick of the Spindle and Unlikely Stories of the Third Kind.
He wanted to tell him that he could not buy love or respect. He could purchase a venue and a stage set and a position, along with any number of actors to simulate all the salient points of love or respect. But, in the end, it would all come apart because it was merely simulation;