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Boris K. and the destiny of Mary Shelly (in original: Boris K. the Empath), "The Adventures Of Boris K.", Leila Samarrai, editor: Pamela Sinicrope

Boris K. used to kill his hours of boredom by reading biographies of the controversial female writers. Somewhere in the middle of the book, he started crying. 35 more words


Ignorance is Bliss? Seemingly...

I find the phrase “ignorance is bliss” almost ironic. I mean, we’ve all heard that phrase before. “Ignorance is bliss.” But, isn’t it? Isn’t it, well, easier to simply live life without knowing the potential consequences? 2,045 more words


Books of 2015

So I wanted to read 10 books this year, how did I do?

1.This Book Is Full Of Spiders by David Wong

Anyway, it’s two in the morning and we’re taking turns pissing off of the tower (rather than going at the same time, because we weren’t raised by wolves).

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Frankenstein Fast Food Monster

These portions are huge—Frankenstein. This food isn’t natural—Frankenstein. Fast food chains should be held accountable—Frankenstein.

The name Frankenstein is often invoked when talking about huge, unnatural, and just plain monstrous creations; the disturbing creations of today’s fast food industry are no exception. 1,562 more words


On writing and how to

I’m probably the last person who should be giving writing advice, which is as good a reason as any for a blog post on the topic. 1,319 more words

Science Fiction

Walking Towards Sunday: Frankenstein's Second Monster

Frankenstein’s second monster is himself. And not for the most obvious reason. Yes, he was presumptuous and careless in his pursuit to create life. But it is what he does AFTER he succeeds that could arguably be his worst crime. 384 more words