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What a long, strange trip it’s been….

In Culture by Lamar Henderson0 Comments

Why, yes, it has been several years since I wrote anything new for this blog. Thank you for noticing. And in the time I’ve been away, it seems that the world has gone insane. America has gone insane. Even the beloved university where I work has gone insane. “Hey, I need some muscle over here!” Madness. A couple of days …

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Random notes

In Culture, Writing by Lamar Henderson0 Comments

I am chipping away at Reason to Be, hoping to find the novel that already existed in the big block of words. Copy editing is hard, especially when it’s your own work. For whatever reason, I’m following a traditional path with this novel — looking for a literary agent who’s willing to represent me and my work to the traditional …

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Bxx: Haunted first impressions

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Bxx: Haunted is a new online narrative created by Daniel Knauf, who created the HBO series Carnivalé. I’ve been fiddling with it since a preview went live for a select few (the first 5,000 users who signed up for it) last Friday. I thought I’d note my first impressions. The concept behind Bxx: Haunted is what Knauf calls a “Bxx …

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The business of censorship

In Culture, Politics by Lamar Henderson0 Comments

There are plenty of people out there who know how you should live your life. Some of these people take the direct approach. If you do something they don’t like, they will confront you directly, sometimes with rhetoric, sometimes with violence. Sometimes, they will convince others in the community to shun you. Shunning has been popular for a long time, …