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  • OJB
    Blog: OJB's blog. By OJB at 10:17 PM.
    Welcome to part 33 of my study on Clive Barker. Today, we will be looking at his first novel, The Damnation Game. - The Damnation Game is a Faustus story, a story about a man who makes a pact with the devil. The story begins with a Character simply called 'The Thief' looking for a person by the title of 'The Card player.' 'The Card player' is a rumored figure is said to never have lost a...
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    GrahamLewis
    Blog: GrahamLewis's blog. By GrahamLewis at 5:41 PM.
    I've been in a kind of limbo for the past several months, having moved from boring mind-numbing work -- which only became b. and mn. after I lost interest in it -- to retirement and the idea that I will finally do what I want to do, or at least less of what I don't want to do. Except that now that I am on the greener side of the fence I find myself wondering exactly what it is I want to do....
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    Jay Scarlett
    Blog: Jay Scarlett's blog. By Jay Scarlett at 5:22 PM.
    "No way!!!! This looks exactly like that first nightmare I had. What in the world is happening, are they becoming real? all of them?" that is what I was saying in a tremendous shocked state that I just froze stiff. I couldn't move until I heard them say to kill Eison. I couldn't let them, I need to do something. Move! Move, damn it move and do something. He cant die, not here, not now, not...
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    Iain Aschendale
    Blog: Iain Aschendale's blog. By Iain Aschendale at 4:00 PM.
    So I wanna fucking hit somebody get hit get beatdown lose a fight to someone who is in the wrong and I don't even know why. Overworked? Oh, yeah, shit, I was on the clock for three and a half hours today. Extenuating circumstances of twelve hours out of the house don't count, nor do fucking lazy ass shithead boo fucking hoo the hours I spend between jobs or on public transport I just want...
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    Wreybies
    Blog: Ponderings of a Pachyderm. By Wreybies at 3:39 PM.
    About a week ago I had to register in the SAM system for government contractors. Up to now I've been just a freelance independent contractor regularly contracted by the USDOJ in PR, and I liked that status. I was just me, an entity apart and separate from this increasingly insane paradigm that is my government. Registering and answering all the myriad questions (page after page after page)...