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David Raffin
Works at DavidRaffin.com
Attended Evergreen State College
Lives in Seattle
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Metaphysicist, Writer, Performer http://davidraffin.com
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Nothing bad has ever happened to me on Friday the 13th. Except for that one time at camp. 
... That was an anomaly.

The Northwest Examiner called me "A cross between Garrison Keillor and Salvador Dali." 

I'm a contributor to Funny Times, Rosebud magazine, and various other publications and anthologies.

I published a satirical journal, Vision? Nary!, which was reviewed positively by MaximumRock'n'Roll and the Joe Bob Report, newsletter of drive-in movie critic Joe Bob Briggs.

The Daily News:
 "David Raffin is hilarious." 

Peter Bacho (Author of "Cebu" "Dark Blue Suit") says of his writing: "Intelligent, humorous, and highly imaginative– always a pleasure to read."

The Daily Olympian:
"He’s not your average comedian."

Larry Ziak, KMUN:
"I nearly choked on my breakfast from laughing so hard."

Jodi Lamm (Author of “Titan Magic”):
"His perversions are oddly analytical." 


http://davidraffin.com


http://vision-nary.com

Bragging rights
I am evolved from a monkey. I think that's pretty impressive. I put it on my resume. My resume is very long. It is quite a tale.
Education
  • Evergreen State College
    Metaphysics, Writing, Film, 2000
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Writer, Raconteur, hedonist, heretic, Metaphysicist
Employment
  • DavidRaffin.com
    Writer, Humorist, Metaphysicist, 2009 - present
  • Blissful Remembrances
    Documentarian, 2005 - 2013
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Seattle
Previously
Antarctica - Portland

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At the end of every space mission the astronauts are debriefed. If they are clear of any space fungus their pants are then returned to them. Referring to the invasive space fungus as “space mushrooms” is completely inaccurate. A sentient fungus which…
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I wrote this review of Shatnerquake by Jeff Burk in 2009 and I stand by it. Perhaps even more so now than ever before. Jeff Burk’s Shatnerquake is the finest story ever told containing multiple William Shatners. Lesser authors have been shackled before…
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The test says “Do not spend too much time on any one question. If you do not know the answer, guess. Guessing will not be held against you.” How can they say guessing will not be held against you? It makes no sense. The questions are multiple choice. If…
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This is episode 1 of the new podcast. It includes the story “Tesla’s Wings” and a discussion of US currency.      
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Contributed to Bernie Sanders. ... via https://berniesanders.com
The official campaign website for the presidential campaign of United States Senator Bernie Sanders.
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Listening to the book Horrorstör on #hoopladigital
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This second episode of the David Raffin podcast is both delightful and delicious. It’s about pancakes and war. And it has robots in it. And Stanley Kubrick. Yes, all that in a 10 minute package. For free. Almost like it was made by a robot. For robots.…
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Author Daniel Keyes died last year. He wrote the masterpiece Flowers for Algernon which was first published as a short story in 1959 and later expanded into a novel. Flowers for Algernon was part of the new wave of psychological science fiction, its story…
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I would like to see Helen Keller on the $1 bill, Eugene V. Debs on the $2, Lincoln can stay on the $5, Frederick Douglass on the $10, Harriet Tubman on the $20, Thomas Paine on the $50, Franklin can stay on the $100. (He wrote an essay on farts.)    
I would like to see Helen Keller on the $1 bill, Eugene V. Debs on the $2, Lincoln can stay on the $5, Frederick Douglass on the $10, Harriet Tubman on the $20, Thomas Paine on the $50, Franklin ca...
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Once I was at a theater as a zombie movie was letting out and I overheard a serious looking man in a suit say to his partner while exiting, “Highly improbable.” Everyone’s a critic.
Once I was at a theater as a zombie movie was letting out and I overheard a serious looking man in a suit say to his partner while exiting, "Highly improbable." Everyone's a critic.
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“Phillip Currie from the University of Alberta has recently uncovered a juvenile Chasmosaurus belli that was so complete and intact, he was actually able to speculate about the cause of death.” Source: New Baby Dinosaur Fossil Reveals Cause of Death |…
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Tell the FCC: Protect the Open Internet
www.sanders.senate.gov

Tell the FCC to protect the open Internet, not undermine net neutrality.

Fast Food Workers Walk Out In Seattle, Protesting Wages
www.kuow.org

Fast food workers have begun striking in Seattle this morning. According to organizers, strike lines will take place at several coffee spots

Minty Rosa
mintyrosa.bandcamp.com

Minty Rosa is a post-punk band polished with a dark heaviness: alt-rock with a touch of abrasion. They meet the tough cool of the Ronettes w

Tiny House, Big Heart
www.indiegogo.com

Help Kim Langston rebuild her tiny house which burned to the ground in a mysterious fire last summer.

Billy Bragg: Legendary British Rocker On Norway Attacks, Activism & ...
www.democracynow.org

We spend the hour with legendary British rocker and activist, Billy Bragg. His music career began in the late 1970s in London when he formed

Chalk up the Sidewalk, Go to Jail
www.motherjones.com

MAP: Across the nation, police are arresting adults and even citing kids for temporary drawings.

"Penny's Farm" performed by Pete Seeger
soundcloud.com

Available April 17, 2012, this album will be the earliest complete Pete Seeger concert available, and only complete concert from his influen

Discovering The Mysteries Of Rice Krispyhenge : NPR
www.npr.org

A gummy bearskin rug, you say? Graphic designer Brock Davis plays with food, but not like the rest of us.

Jodi Lamm
www.goodreads.com

Jodi Lamm is the author of Titan Magic (0.0 avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published 2011)