Artifice, , Noted

Philip K. Dick On Glitches In The Matrix

“We are living in a computer-programmed reality, and the only clue we have to it is when some variable is changed, and some alteration in our reality occurs. We would have the overwhelming impression that we were re-living the present—déjà vu—perhaps in precisely the same way: hearing the same words, saying the same words. I submit that these impressions are valid and significant, and I will even say this: such an impression is a clue, that in some past time-point, a variable was changed—reprogrammed as it were—and that because of this, an alternative world branched off.”

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1st Person, Artifice, ⦿, De Gummit, Noted, Ohio

Satan Loves RFID

The apocalypse is sort of my literary beat, so I enjoyed this piece in The Appendix from Daniel Salas:

“Radio-frequency identification technology thus merely figures as the latest supposed harbinger of the end times in a culture obsessed with both the apocalypse and technology.”

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1st Person, , Hard Labor, Ohio


Spent the morning of July 19th, 2014 read-searching St. Paul’s letter to the Romans, the Marquis de Sade’s Justine, and P.J. O’ Rourke’s All the Trouble in the World. Man, does writing fiction takes you to strange places.

None of these things is quite like the other...none of these things is not unquite the same...

None of these things is quite like the other…all of these things are not quite the same…

1st Person, Artifice, , Hard Labor, Noted

Colette Sartor Blurbs Digging Up The Bones

Author & Teacher Colette Sartor

Author & Teacher Colette Sartor

Our third Digging up the Bones blurb has landed.

It’s from my ever-crush, Colette Sartor, an author whose loveliness is exceeded only by her talent, wisdom, and intellect.

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