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The Week in Tweet, Week 31

Out of the great nothing, @outshine came without fail…

Monday July 27:

[Quote for the Monday] “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.”

[Source] John F. Kennedy (1917 — 1963) / 35th President of US (1961 — 1963) / Inaugural address, January 20, 1961.

Tuesday July 28:

Ambitious and complex progressive metal début; too ambitious for the UK, maybe, but Europe will love it. A creative journey at every level.

[#SoundBytes] Evolution: Creatio Ex Nihilio by ENOCHIAN THEORY / / Anomalousz Music Recordings – .

Wednesday July 29:

The surgeon embeds artificial nerves in her prosthetic hand. She can feel a handshake, a fire burning, the color of rain.

[Bio] Carma has been reading/writing science fiction & fantasy for (mumble, mumble) years. Her writing group’s website: .

Thursday July 30:

Paul Giamatti stores his chickpea-shaped soul and later learns it was mislaid or stolen. Less Kaufman than Woody Allen. Funny but uneven.

[#Spitballs] Cold Souls / Directed by Sophie Bartes /

Friday July 31:

[Quote for the Friday] “Well I know that, wey I figure seh, maybe things get worse for the better?”

[Source] Bob Marley (1945 – 1981) / Jamaican musician, singer, and songwriter.

Saturday August 1:

The cybercat on metal paws stalks cyber-savvy prey. The übermouse’s EMP, though, lets it slip away. A better mouse: the lab’s cause célèbre.

[Bio] Cliff Winnig (@winnig) writes and plays sitar. He has stories in the Cinema Spec & Footprints anthologies.

Sunday August 2:

Five issues of increasingly bloody , incoherent and pointless mayhem that concludes in a Xanatos Pileup meant to set up an Ultimate reboot.

[#ShineComics] ULTIMATUM #1-#5 by Jeph Loeb (script) and David Finch and Danny Miki (art); Marvel, 2009, $3.99 each.


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