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allan-goldstein's picture
Sep.05.2011
The test results are in, and they’re damning. We’ve raised a generation of children who think the Magna Carta is a condom for braggarts. Our usual reaction to that ignorance is blithe contempt, a dreary, “kids today” sigh that makes us feel better about being old at the price of sounding ancient...
hank-quense's picture
Aug.30.2011
If you're a member of Goodreads, I'm holding a giveawy for my latest novel, Zaftan Miscreants: Book 2 of the Zaftan Trilogy.  Go to http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/14155-zaftan-miscreants and enter for a chance to win.  The contest ends on 9/10/11
heywood-gould's picture
Aug.25.2011
 Reprint from March 27, 2009 THE DAILY EVENT FUTURE BEAT Sparing no expense in its determination to pique the interest of its demanding, easily distracted readership, the Daily Event has sent reporter Dale Arden hurtling at near light speed--and great personal risk-- through a...
heywood-gould's picture
Aug.25.2011
 Reprint from March 27, 2009 THE DAILY EVENT FUTURE BEAT Sparing no expense in its determination to pique the interest of its demanding, easily distracted readership, the Daily Event has sent reporter Dale Arden hurtling at near light speed--and great personal risk-- through a...
robert-earle's picture
Aug.23.2011
I just finished reading Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita, a book I recall planning to read forty years ago but never getting around to.  No reason why not, but I'm glad that's how it turned out. My reaction to the novel is threefold: It's the work of a satirical master, it...
luke-james's picture
Aug.18.2011
Seventy Nine Years Late While the plane was circling the Bay and Beckett was supposed to be in his seat, he was in fact in the bathroom. He ignored the stewardess outside rapping on the door, telling him to return to his seat. What difference was it going to make? If the plane folded on...
tony-taddei's picture
Aug.05.2011
I'm Employed! (Deluxe)  $.99  Description Out of work for more than 18 months?  Run out of federal unemployment insurance extensions?  Well you just got hired and it’s the job of your dreams! No more fighting for one job against hundreds of other applicants who would kill you for health benefits....
tony-taddei's picture
Jul.26.2011
Fantasy Fed $2.99  Description  You’re in charge of the U.S. Economy!  That’s right; the fiscal health of America is in your hands. STRIKE FEAR INTO THE HEARTS OF BILLIONAIRES Turn up the sound and hear your own crashing footsteps and God-like laugh as you walk “The Street” while brokers and...
hank-quense's picture
Jun.22.2011
This material was copied from the Amazon page for Zaftan Entrepreneurs 5.0 out of 5 stars Unbelievably funny, June 17, 2011 By Evie-Bookish - Zaftan Entrepreneurs is an extremely funny and highly entertaining science fantasy novel by Hank Quense. This book has everything: humor, adventure, magic,...
thomas-burchfield's picture
May.27.2011
[Another version of this feulliton can be found at my official web page, with exciting action photos!]   "Despite Spielberg's avowed intent to darken and coarsen the formulas of the war picture, old moviegoing habits die hard: I was practically standing on my seat and yelling at Tom...