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The Week in Tweet, Week 19

Engulfed in super fiction fields, @outshine helps the false pictures dissolve:

Monday May 4:

[Quote for the Monday] Lying is the beginning of fiction.

[Source] Jamaica Kincaid (1949 – ) / Antiguan-born U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and journalist / The New York Times.

[Ed] Submission stats, week 18: 36 subs, 27 by men, 9 by women, 3 acceptances. Re-opening Monday July 6.


Tuesday May 5:

WhiteA canonical album from the noise-rock duo who’ve practically dissolved the idea of ‘canon’; stimulating, but not for the unadventurous.

[#SoundBytes]Balf Quarry by MAGIK MARKERS – Drag City Records – .

Wednesday May 6:

Lament of the Amoeboid Eremite: Quivering prophase

–Such lust cleaves our devotion!–

My mitotic sin.

[Bio] Nancy Chenier switches continents at random. In Japan now, but more permanence can be found at .

Thursday May 7:

An origin story, done in two minutes in a previous film, is stretched into 107 minutes of dull with dialog like “Nobody kills you but me.”

[#Spitballs] Wolverine / Directed by Gavin Hood / .

Friday May 8:

[Quote for the Friday]A pun is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.”

[Source] Charles Lamb (1775 – 1834) / British essayist / Last Essays of Elia, Popular Fallacies.

Saturday May 9:

You’re good as new,” Dr. said,

I installed a new emotion processor

so you won’t have to worry about another

murderous psycho snap.

[Bio] Andrew Hilbert lives and works in Orange County, CA. He regularly contributes to .

Sunday May 10:

Mankind’s future rests with its villainy; rebirth and renewal are shrouded in comic & tragic darkness, Brechtian lyricism and an odd end.

[#ShineComics] THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: CENTURY: 1910 by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill; Top Shelf/Knockabout, 2009, $7.99.

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