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Why I Boycott Autism Speaks

I wrote a thing a little while ago, which was supposed to be a short comment on my share of this “why I boycott Autism Speaks” post… 636 more words

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eliorasmith reblogged this on Scribbling on Seashells and commented:

I meant to link to this on here when I originally posted it, but was somewhat distracted at the time due to circumstances in my personal life, and forgot. Since I posted this, Autism Speaks has posted a "call for unity"--another attempt to silence the voices of the Actually Autistic people they claim to want to help. As a result, I felt it appropriate to add more--but formatting is annoying, and the text was hard to read, so it is now its own post.

Uncle Josh Shills Himself

Every writer has one zombie story in them, and mine is in an anthology called “Zombiefied III: Hazardous Materials” edited by Carol Hightshoe and publish by Sky Warrior Books. 21 more words

Uncle Josh Redacts some Advice

A friend of mine posted on her Facebook page:

So adults tell me that being my age it’s normal to feel alone/not fit in… So my question is how long is that supposed to last?

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The philosophy of boycotting Lughnasadh

I didn’t do particularly well in university philosophy, so on the scale of depth, this will be closer to a stoner’s “what if this is all just someone’s dream, man” than to a real treatise… The Allergic Pagan has a brilliant post called “Why I’m Boycotting Lughnasadh“. 25 more words

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Uncle Josh Checks in with the Alternate Uncles

It’s been a while since I checked in with my alternate universe Joshes. Hearing that Google was deleting old GMail accounts, and knowing that I picked up this email address the day GMail went live, it’s one of the first, and as a generic address it is quite popular with anyone last name English whose first initial is J. 395 more words

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Uncle Josh reviews Ant-Man

Today I finally let myself see Ant-Man. Short review: Fun Flick. Go See.

Preview Review:

  • Batman v Superman (or whatever): Yawn. Let’s criticize the wanton destruction of Man of Steel with wanton destruction.
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Uncle Josh Tries to Plot His Way out of a Paper Bag

Writing has been slow. Very slow. I used to be able to spit out large quantities of text and a good clip, but lately my muse has become tight-fisted with the words. 249 more words

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