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On Writing: “Post-truth” and the Unbearable Lightness of Being Ridiculous*

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The dictionary defines “post-truth” as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”  In this case, the “post-” prefix doesn’t mean “after” so much as … Continue reading

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On Writing: Dystopia, Vampires and Zombies…or why can’t this younger generation be happy?

I wonder if the fact that for the children of the first world there are truly less and less boogeymen to fear, that they need to create terror and trauma in order to move forward with their lives. This younger … Continue reading

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Marcos, the Impish Dragon, Learns A Lesson in Compassion and Why It’s Not OK to Breath Fire on Flowers

Marco was just not behaving. It’s not really as if the youngun’ ever listened to anything he was told, but today was simply a special day in the life of Marco the impish green-blue-dragon. Today he decided to play a … Continue reading

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