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“Bad Sex” award winner knows his nipples

Author Rowan Somerville won the Bad Sex in Fiction Award for 2010 with the following passage from his novel The Shape of Her describing a nipple: [It was] like the upturned nose of the loveliest nocturnal animal, sniffing in the night.” (via BoingBoing)

Lovecraft story reading

Rob Neill reads an excerpt from his short story “KPZ STRAZ HYPHEN STARS” from the book A Commonplace Book of the Weird: The Untold Stories of H.P. Lovecraft. I recommend the shit out of this book—not only because I have a story published in it, but also because there are several brilliant entries. You can [...]

Rushkoff’s new book

Listen, I’m not into hero worship, so take this as you will. But I think Douglas Rushkoff offers some of the most profound, philosophical insights going today. He is a 21st Century existentialist motivator, a general futurist, and a guy who know how to help you remain who you are despite the machinations of capitalism-catalyzed [...]

Book Release Party on Monday!

I hope you can come to the Book Release Party on Monday, October 18, for A Commonplace Book of the Weird: The Untold Stories of H.P. Lovecraft. It’s a book of original short stories based on unfinished ideas by famed horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. I have a story in this book (along with many other [...]

Raymond Carver Mad Libs

Jesse Kavadlo at YankeePotRoast created Raymond Carver Mad Libs, and it’s pretty wonderful.

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