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The Week in Tweet, Week 22

The temperature is rising, @outshine radiates more heat than light:

Monday May 25:

[Quote for the Monday] As the births of living creatures at first are ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time.

[Source] Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626) / English philosopher, statesman, and lawyer / Essays, “Of Innovations”.

Tuesday May 26:

White“I am infidel”, indeed. Angry, ambitious, inventive and iconoclastic experimental metal; cluttered, but promising. Ideologues beware.

[#SoundBytes] Volume I by Ana Kefr – / (self-released).

Wednesday May 27:

Surgeon airships, new angels, visit lonely clearings and conjure health from chaos, creating smiles from pain—the alchemy of medicine.

[Bio] Ben White: Medical student & sometimes writer, basking in the near constant warmth of San Antonio, TX and online @

Thursday May 28:

Robot gets a heart and makes a dumb chick fall in love with him? Shit blows up, but it’s about what is life, really? Who the fuck is McG?

[#Spitballs] Terminator Salvation / directed by McG (MacGuffin? No: Joseph McGinty Nichol – ) /

Friday May 29:

[Quote for the Friday] “Good humor is the seasoning of truth.”

[Source] Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746 – 1827) / Swiss educational reformer.

Saturday May 30:

“Icecream!” , I scream,

as I rush to take a bite.

Brother laughs: dad’s making

a new planet and the pink

snow has been just delivered.

[Bio] Sebastián Lalaurette, journalist, writer, editor, thing.

Sunday May 31:

Set 137 years after the end of the films, this is a surprisingly good expansion of the universe, and very well written smart space opera.

[#ShineComics] STAR WARS: LEGACY #36 by John Ostrander (script) and Omar Francia (art); LucasBooks/Dark Horse Comics, 2009, $2.99.

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