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Playing Tourist in the Emerald City

We got to play tourist in our own backyard over the weekend.

OK, maybe “backyard” is a stretch. Seattle’s more like 180 miles away. But for a while there, it was feeling like a second home. 925 more words


The Disinherited

First novels disowned by their authors. Both long out of print.

M. John Harrison

The Poetry of Advertising in J. G. Ballard's 'Court Circular' (1968) (a black friday special)

It’s Black Friday. The day when the consumer degenerates into a rabid, atavistic, instinct-driven, consumption-crazed beast as the chuckling corpulent capitalists dangle their  chunks of discounted meat over the maws of the masses. 777 more words