What's Your Next-Door Neighbor Story?

Pooch Paranoia

Years ago, I lived in a beautiful duplex in Hollywood. My neighbors at the time were a regular seeming couple. At first. One afternoon, the man called me at work to tell me that there was something wrong with my dogs. I panicked and immediately asked if they were okay. He told me that they were, but the problem was that they were looking in his window.

In a rare moment of quick thinking I responded that once they finished their documentary, I was sure that they would stop. I then advised him to invest in curtains.

Several month later I found out, as he and his girlfriend were breaking up, that he was a secret cross-dresser.

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Have a Next-Door Neighbor Story?

As part of our new webcomic, Next-Door Neighbor, we thought it appropriate to have a little contest. Tell us your best true next-door neighbor story, and the winning tale will be matched with an artist and transformed into a webcomic and included as the final installment of Next-Door Neighbor.

About Next-Door Neighbor


No matter how close or how far, we all live next to someone, and we all have a Next-Door Neighbor story. With that in mind, editor Dean Haspiel asked some of his favorite storytellers and cartoonists to create their favorite NDN stories so we could share them with you.

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