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Arjun Basu
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Everyone thinks their voice is awful and I'm “everyone” too so I think my voice is awful. It must be hard for singers. I was on a podcast recently and I talked about my writing, restaurants in Montreal, and my day job. It's not a must listen or anything, but it's a surprisingly entertaining 40 ...
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Prenez une franche dose de cynisme à la 99 francs, ajoutez-y une poignée d'ironie, une quête initiatique à travers l'Amérique et touillez avec l'exhibitionnisme des...
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Another excerpt up on Medium
Everything is a disappointment waiting to happen. Bobby remembers being disappointed by the Eifel Tower and wondering wh…
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Another day another excerpt. Up on the medium thing.
Bobby’s been to the new butcher, the one that lists the names and locations of each of the producers from which it procu…
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Get hungry,
Each year Air Canada enRoute magazine scours the nation for Canada’s Best New Restaurants. See the 2015 Top Ten.
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Added another excerpt from the work-in-progress up on Medium

https://medium.com/@arjunbasu/jones-chapter-8-a-family-dinner-a8c966454c7f
Mimi buys the largest roast chicken she can find at the small Lebanese butcher at the far end of the strip mall, in the …
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David Bowie never stopped. He was an artist in the sense that he couldn't shut it off, in that every single thing he did was bathed in multiple levels of meaning. He was David Jones. He created David Bowie. Who created Ziggy Stardust and Major Tom and Alladin Sane and The Thin White Duke.
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About to head on to this podcast in 20 minutes. Drinking lots beforehand.
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Bobby slinks into bed, reaches for the remote and turns on the TV. He flips through the sports channels and turns the TV…
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Devin Liddell looks at the world differently, especially when it comes to air travel. The airline industry isn't exactly easy to enter. But Liddell and a team of designers are going to try and have created a new airline, Poppi, to disrupt today’s commercial aviation model.
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I've decided to add some stuff to Medium. Like I'm not content to post stuff to ello, I'm going to post excerpts from the novel-to-be to Medium as well. I must be silly. No sillier than the unbelievably awful and low-point-in-recent-Canadian-history silly Canadian election campaign.
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I write. I don't bite. Unless you ask nicely.
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I write. I do stupid stuff on Twitter @arjunbasu. My website is www.arjunbasu.com. My novel Waiting for the Man, is out now. You can buy it where ever you please.
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You Can Hear My Awful Voice » Arjun Basu
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Everyone thinks their voice is awful and I'm “everyone” too so I think my voice is awful. It must be hard for singers. I was on a podcast re

David Bowie Will Never Die » Arjun Basu
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David Bowie never stopped. He was an artist in the sense that he couldn't shut it off, in that every single thing he did was bathed in multi

Arjun Basu: ironie du XXIe siècle | Pascale Fontaine | Livres
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Prenez une franche dose de cynisme à la 99 francs, ajoutez-y une poignée d'ironie, une quête initiatique à travers l'Amérique et touillez av

Because There is Always More Stuff » Arjun Basu
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I've decided to add some stuff to Medium. Like I'm not content to post stuff to ello, I'm going to post excerpts from the novel-to-be to Med

More Twitter! » Arjun Basu
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I still get interviewed about Twitter. It's an odd thing, really, I mean most days Twitter feels like it's on the outs, but then some big ne

A Little Bit of Paper » Arjun Basu
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The paperback version of Waiting for the Man is out now. Or will be soon, depending on where you live. If this interests you, walk to your l

Just When You Think You’re Out, They Pull You Back In » Arjun Basu
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You write a book. A while later it is published. A lot of other books are published at the same time. You do some publicity. You travel and

On Writing #63 : Arjun Basu
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write Arjun Basu I am leery about trying to answer a question about writing that begins with the word “how” and I am leery about writing abo

Wheels Keep Turning » Arjun Basu
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So. The first draft. It's percolated. Enough. I've left it alone for a few weeks now. Almost a month. I have ideas. I really do. I have cuts

40 Ways The World Makes Awesome Hot Dogs
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It’s not just a sausage in a bun; it’s a beautiful blank canvas. It’s a hot dog, which is a foodstuff eaten worldwide. Here are 40 distincti

Pity the Trees » Arjun Basu
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Well, no. At least they're renewable. I believe this paper is certified or something. It's “good” and not old growth. I can only imagine wha

Alpha and Omega » Arjun Basu
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And then the end of the first part happens and you remember it's the easy part and now the hard work begins. Because it is hard. Very much s

The Me Movie » Arjun Basu
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A few years back, well maybe 18 months back, so somewhere in that netherworld between a few “months” and a few “years” back, a video-journal

Waiting for the Man
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Check out this great listen on Audible.com. Joe, a 35-year-old advertising copywriter for a slick New York company, feels disillusioned with

CT Scan of 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Sculpture Reveals Mummified Monk Hidden...
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Photo by M. Elsevier Stokmans; Boeddhamummie (Drents Museum) (MMC / Jan van Esch) What looks like a traditional statue of Buddha dating back

Here Be Monsters » Arjun Basu
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As a writer, I'm very protective of first drafts. Or have been. For some writers, first drafts are throw-aways, warm-ups, and nothing more.

Sly Stone awarded millions in unpaid royalties after court ruling
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FACT is the UK's best online music magazine and home to the weekly FACT mix series.

A Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica Photographed by Alex Cornell
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While on an expedition to Antarctica last month, photographer Alex Cornell witnessed a massive iceberg flip, revealing a strangely transluce

The New Thing » Arjun Basu
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I'm reading this Sunday at a bar on Crescent Street. Not by myself, because that would be unbelievably awful, but with a bunch of other writ

Scenes From the Making of a Novel » Arjun Basu
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What does it look like to write a book? It's a stupid question. I wrote Waiting for the Man over a long period, in many different circumstan