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Did you know that I inspired by ? Think androids, catgirls, and demons from outer space.

I have a called "Thirteen Cuts" that you can read for free: matthewgraybosch.com/stories/t

I also have a couple of novels available on Amazon:

WITHOUT BLOODSHED
matthewgraybosch.com/novels/wi

SILENT CLARION
matthewgraybosch.com/novels/si

I'm currently working on a new novel that reboots my Starbreaker saga. It's called NEVER THE HEROES.

matthewgraybosch.com/novels/ne

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FINDING BABA YAGA by . Subsequent posts will be unlisted and CWed as necessary.

@starbreaker In a word: Scabs. People are so brainwashed that unions are bad that they mostly reject them out of hand, which makes organizing impossible.

Even if an artists union did form, we'd need a critical mass of independent artists to join it and for people to NOT be scabs and take non-union jobs, which won't happen until it's accepted knowledge that unions are a force for good and that life is better in a union.

Philanthropy is just a way of promoting your personal opinions without any public oversight.
#TaxTheRich

via @starbreaker

♲ @dickmandrake@elekk.xyz: The Girl Scouts of Western Washington were offered $100,000 on the condition that the donation "will not be used to support transgender girls".

They sent the money back, held a fundraising campaign, and raised $300,000. #ForEVERYGirl

www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-g…

Why is it only the screenwriters who have an effective ? Shouldn't all writers have a union? Shouldn't all artists, musicians, etc. be part of union?

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington were offered $100,000 on the condition that the donation "will not be used to support transgender girls".

They sent the money back, held a fundraising campaign, and raised $300,000. #ForEVERYGirl

latimes.com/nation/la-na-girl-

@starbreaker I don't see what I'm wondering as much related to existentialism, sorry - I'm not thinking about the meaning of the events, but how those events are structured as a narrative.

And while the two could overlap - the narrative helps inform the meaning - that's not how I'm thinking of it; I'm thinking more in literary scope.

(But, because I'm down for the conversation, hold up while I write a second response to this.)

@starbreaker I think that the individual struggle being one of existentialism is pretty novel - most individual struggles in the past seem (in history and literature) to have been more a struggle to secure the prosperity to allow oneself to explore/discover existentialism.

So in that way I think I'd view history as a quest for our species to get to that same point - to where we have the luxury to just /think/ for a moment. Which weirdly goes to what @clacke and I were talkin about.

Now I'm thinking about this and I wonder if history, as a linear narrative, could be described as humanity taking warp and making it weft.

"Wait! I know you. I know your true name. Your witchcraft holds no pow--"

"Maybe not, but you will still your tongue lest I rip it out and let my cats fight over it."

"You would murder a guest? Now we see you true colors."

"Cram it, Kim. You're content to sit there in silence sipping my wine while Wheatley deadnames my partner in her own home? Is this how you honor your hosts?"

"But you're villains!"

"And what the hell are you?"

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Possible projects if I get moving tomorrow:
- set up sparc64 machine
- set up arm64 "machine" :flan_eyeroll:
- set up a vm
- learn to crash it! XD
- find a Unix programming book not written by an ass?
- read everything! :flan_dance: :flan_cheer:
- poke a code maybe? :flan_aww:

They were talking about FFVIII on the polygon show and now I have a really strong urge to play it. I've never given it a shot before!

Librarian recommended Robert E. Howard’s Solomon Kane stories, since he saw me checking out Conan. I thought I might as well—and am laughing with delight as I read.

Well, looks like the mass-market edition of STEELFLOWER is up at Amazon.

Man, this is satisfying. amzn.to/2EdOKLK

OKCupid reminds me daily "someone likes you". While clearly not their intention, I'll take that mental health win 😂

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Wrote a bit about the design philosophy of sourcehut here, if anyone is interested:

lobste.rs/s/ig1nfc/github_ui#c

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