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Festering Pools Of Indignation And Blurry Righteousness

Okay, this one is all over the place, but that has its own charm, doesn't it? I mean, don't you want to talk about dogs, crushing heat, megastorms, science (and the ignorance thereof), Gwyneth Paltrow, Jesus, geniuses, the home schooled, Lil Wayne, AA meetings, limp escapism, rock stars, resistance, complacency, Sam Kinnison, Roseanne, Woody Allen, Ariana Grande and GG Allin, marching, Anubis, Siddhartha, John Updike, James Baldwin, Frank Herbert, printing presses and Walmart? Sure you do.

https://thisisnotatest.com/festering-pools-of-indignation-and-blurry-righteousness/

#podcast #thisisnotatest #Rosanne #rockstars
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Book Blog - Writer's Blog - What the Hell to Call it?

Check out what I've posted since my interview earlier this month, when I spilled a few beans about my book with mjp on THIS IS NOT A TEST. I have revamped a few things on my book blog and rewritten a bunch of nonsense that I hope you'll read at least once. :)

#bookagents #writers #queryletters #synopsis #memoir #norules #opinions
Different Opinion or Bad Fish Day?
Different Opinion or Bad Fish Day?
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Found some old Steel Pulse negatives. 1981 or 82 I'd guess, at Duffy's in Minneapolis. Duffy's was one of the main joints to see touring bands in those days, the others being Sam's/First Avenue/7th Street Entry, of course, the Longhorn and to a lesser extent, Goofy's.

Shot with a Minolta HI-MATIC AF2 that I still have/use.

#steelpulse #80s #minneapolis #reggae #minolta #bcrich #davidhinds
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Interview with artist and writer Carol Es

Tune in to our interview with artist and author Carol Es and hear what she has to say about her recently completed memoir, "Shrapnel in the San Fernando Valley," and turn on to a strongbox full of gold, Yahweh Ben Yahweh, the Kardashians, hyphens and en dashes, the evils of Scientology, bad luck and stupid mistakes, survival, triumph and getting the first slice of the pie.

https://thisisnotatest.com/interview-with-artist-and-writer-carol-es/

#podcast #thisisnotatest #memoir #shrapnel
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Chillin'
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It's painful to see websites that you built from nothing and spent years perfecting and nurturing be fucked up and shit on by the people/company you used to work for. How's that for a run-on Father's Day sentence? Sites are all I've ever fathered, so this is all I've got today...
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Official Done

Just wanted to post this to be redundant. It's my way of saying I'm now officially done with the book -- that it's completely wrapped up. Last chapter: done; word sweep: check; formatted: got it; Kindle-ready? Yup. Did I send it to any agents yet? Why, yes, I did. One. I even sent it to an editor at Harper Collins. Just for yucks. (yuck yuck yuck.) I'm looking for a lawyer to look it over (on the cheap, or free of charge, hopefully) as well. Moving forward. Trying.

#accomplished #memoir #lifestory #abusesurvivor #manuscriptattorney
Oops, Finito!
Oops, Finito!
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Love is at the root of our resistance

What the hell, let's take a chainsaw to royalty, the desert, aliens with oversized heads, crazy glue, usenet, Airstream trailers, diplomas, fat and lazy cover bands, crushing and demoralizing your enemy, pig flesh, pigskin, loving it or leaving it, Amnesty International, smokescreens and the rise of the machines. We'll talk about 14 of those 15 things, see if you can guess which ones.

https://thisisnotatest.com/love-is-at-the-root-of-our-resistance/

#podcast #thisisnotatest #artbell #nosellout
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My only question is how could I have possibly missed "Dude Bro Party Massacre" I and II? I thought I was on the mailing list...
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+Carol Es is wrapping up her memoir: shrapnelinthesanfernandovalley.com/2018/05/24/jun… She's put a lot of time into it (like, years), and her drive and diligence makes me feel like a lazy turd. I really have to open #Scrivener and quit fucking around.
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