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New short story up at Joyland Magazine: Slayer, slide shows, beer pong, big lawns. And a bar cart.

http://www.joylandmagazine.com/regions/montreal/when-stillness-comes
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By Arjun Basu | Published: April 21, 2016. PRINCE ROGERS NELSON::PASSPORT PICTURE 2/11/16 pic.twitter.com/lgdLCXQ9y2. — Prince (@prince) February 11, 2016. Bowie. Glenn Frey. Lemmie. Natalie Cole. Alan Rickman. Abe Vigoda. Phife Dawg. Garry Shandling. Ken Howard. Maurice White. Merle Haggard!
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Two part short story up at Tabulit, a new e-mag online. 

https://www.tabulit.com/table_of_contents/56f449416deb495a0c0a060e
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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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Sometimes you just write a line that you're so proud of you want to go out and buy cigars and hand them out to every stranger you happen to meet. This is such a line: Screen Shot 2016-03-31 at 4.37.15 PM. It's from a story (Part Two of a story to be honest) posted on Tabulit (my last post ...
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Wrote something. Despite the photo it is only tangentially about Garry Shandling.
It's been a while. Stuff has been happening just not here. So this came out today: Screen Shot 2016-03-24 at 8.37.28 PM. This is from a short story (Part One of a short story) called Wild Horses (link) that has been posted on a new site called Tabulit, a literary venture that sells short stories ...
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RIP.
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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Cheap cheap e-book. One week only.

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About to head on to this podcast in 20 minutes. Drinking lots beforehand.
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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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2016 Sucks Shit » Arjun Basu
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Happiness is Finding Lost Nail Clippers » Arjun Basu
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Hi Remember Me? » Arjun Basu
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It's been a while. Stuff has been happening just not here. So this came out today: Screen Shot 2016-03-24 at 8.37.28 PM. This is from a shor

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.

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