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Rivers – Acquisition – Marketing – Tunnels – Forces – Cunning Work – and The Histories, a story (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** The short story above is a rather self-indulgent attempt to recreate some of…

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A Strand – Salvage – Ways, Up and Down – New Cities – Golden Land – Twins – and The Hole in the Middle, a story  (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** The rest of Theophiles can…

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Halcyon – Visiting – Oceangoing – Preservation – Linearity – Islands – One More – and Life and Opinions, a story (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** Most of my own reading this summer was done at…

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Progression – Signs – Craving – Passage – Judging, a story, Part Five of Five – and judging a story (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** In the months since I first began Judging, critic and essayist…

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Possession – Breaking Apart – Gathering – Movement – Judging, a story, Part Four of Five – and some very brief thoughts on art and politics (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** As I’ve mentioned before, yet…

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Diversion – Leads – A Hunch – Entanglement – Importing, Exporting – Beasts – and Judging, a story, Part Three of Five (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** I’ve been thinking a lot about early comic and…

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Seeds – An Outfit – The Interior – Questioning – Stones – Concentration – and Judging, a story, Part Two of Five (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** A lot my work is about how we engage…