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  • PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE LITTLE STATUSES AND MEMES

    PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE LITTLE STATUSES AND MEMES

    Lots of passive-aggressive little Facebook memes and status updates. Every day, news feed jammed with the bleating of moral and emotional cowards.
    Look at me please.
    Watch me eat my cake and have it.
    You? Oh, no! I didn’t mean you! Eat my plausible deniability and choke. If you have to resort to guilt-tripping someone on Facebook or twitter to make them behave well or get them involved in your life, chances are, they either: don’t really want to be in your life; don’t reall...
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  • TEASER - The Last Man

    TEASER - The Last Man

    A tiny taste, for anyone who may have wondered, of what I’ve been working on this year – instead of, you know, the morbidly introspective or shouty political blog posts.

    Creating worlds is harder than fretting or bitching about the one you’re in, but infinitely more rewarding. The priest I could have written myself. His appearance, that is. Had I written his character I’d have made him less virtuous – or at least more corruptible. But no, this was a man who earnestly sought to do good
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  • CARRY

    CARRY

    There’s a story old women tell in Eastern Europe or the Middle-East. I can’t remember which and it doesn’t matter. A story told by old women in one of those places where old women – mothers and grandmothers, sisters and wives – understand suffering. I may embellish it in the telling, but that doesn’t matter either. The things that have hurt you, the old women say, will never leave you. They talk about a box. You can’t keep that pain inside all the time and can’t keep looking at it, so you put it
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  • HEAD

    HEAD



    “I am the warm little centre that the life of the universe crowds around”

    – Chuck Palahniuk
    Fight Club
    This is fantastic! Why did nobody tell me?! Technology delivers on paradise promise. Early adopter I am not. If not Luddite, suspicious and nostalgic. Wary eyes in undergrowth. Let others eat the berries. No need iron, still have plenty stones . . . Have a laptop these days. Mobile phone (Nokia 5110) inserted in typewriter wouldn’t connect to inte
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  • PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE LITTLE STATUSES AND MEMES
    by Daniel C Corban
    Lots of passive-aggressive little Facebook memes and status updates. Every day, news feed jammed with the bleating of moral and emotional cowards.
    Look at me please.
    Watch me eat my cake and have it.
    You? Oh, no! I didn’t mean you! Eat my plausible deniability and choke. If you have to resort to guilt-tripping someone on Facebook or twitter to make them behave well or get them involved in your life, chances are, they either: don’t really want to be in your life; don’t reall...
    25 November 2014, 12:38 AM
  • TEASER - The Last Man
    by Daniel C Corban
    A tiny taste, for anyone who may have wondered, of what I’ve been working on this year – instead of, you know, the morbidly introspective or shouty political blog posts.

    Creating worlds is harder than fretting or bitching about the one you’re in, but infinitely more rewarding. The priest I could have written myself. His appearance, that is. Had I written his character I’d have made him less virtuous – or at least more corruptible. But no, this was a man who earnestly sought to do good
    ...
    19 August 2014, 02:06 AM
  • CARRY
    by Daniel C Corban
    There’s a story old women tell in Eastern Europe or the Middle-East. I can’t remember which and it doesn’t matter. A story told by old women in one of those places where old women – mothers and grandmothers, sisters and wives – understand suffering. I may embellish it in the telling, but that doesn’t matter either. The things that have hurt you, the old women say, will never leave you. They talk about a box. You can’t keep that pain inside all the time and can’t keep looking at it, so you put it
    ...
    15 March 2014, 01:18 AM
  • HEAD
    by Daniel C Corban


    “I am the warm little centre that the life of the universe crowds around”

    – Chuck Palahniuk
    Fight Club
    This is fantastic! Why did nobody tell me?! Technology delivers on paradise promise. Early adopter I am not. If not Luddite, suspicious and nostalgic. Wary eyes in undergrowth. Let others eat the berries. No need iron, still have plenty stones . . . Have a laptop these days. Mobile phone (Nokia 5110) inserted in typewriter wouldn’t connect to inte
    ...
    3 March 2014, 04:32 PM
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