• Flash

    The Secret Powers of Gel

    It started when we were in middle school. Jamel would come up with these crazy ideas and I always shouted him down out of principle. \\\’Why not? They got gel pens, so why not use gel for other things?\\\’ he\\\’d asked. With a typical roll of my eyes, I said, \\\’Well, maybe. But ain\\\’t nobody gonna make gel throwing stars or spears or any crap like dat. After all,\\\’ I summoned all of my 12 years of street knowledge, \\\’gel ain\\\’t strong enough to be a weapon.\\\’ Jamel closed his eyes and nodded, his best impersonation of the wise old…