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Story Problems (are telling)

A book of lines. How perpendicular. To string you along. Is it better to be a magician’s assistant or a ventriloquist’s assistant? Dummy up my lovelies.

Wherever one can find a goose one can find two ducks.
The reason people don’t like math is because it is not taught with jokes.
I mean, Mr. Monopoly laughed all the way to the bank.
But he does have a patent on wisecracks.
So no cracking wise, you hear?
Solve for how many years till you can crack wise freely. Trick question.
It takes two noses minimum to pass the sniff test.
Why? No one knows.

The math instructor had my number and used it to make an example of me. A number of times.
I like maths but they say I don’t do it right. And that adds up. But who are they and are their rules greater than or lesser than my own?

Summation. A story problem.

A Bad Translation by David Raffin by David Raffin

A collection of short shorts (indecent and not), Jokes, and verse; A Bad Translation By David Raffin, by David Raffin doubles back on itself.

A Bad Translation, but we will have to live with it.

I once searched my heart. I found four chambers. And in one of them was a map. And in another a princess, though I believe she was a chambermaid. One can transcend their post. In love the heart may skip a beat. And in another chamber was a pot. But that’s too much information. The map detailed how to get to my heart. Which rendered it useless. Because that’s where the map was. And I am rubbish at reading backwards. We all have our faults. My heart skips a beat when I am in love and that is how we got here.

I looked inside myself. Found I have an appendix. It explained everything.

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Sigmund, Falling Up!

Sigmund, Falling Up! is the definitive story of the life and work

of Sigmund Freud, as told by Zeppo Marx.
Carl Gustav Jung has taken to a Zeppelin in a bid to outmaneuver Sigmund while Alfred Adler, father of the inferiority complex, has stationed himself as a broadcaster in order to take to the air himself.
In the mean-time, Sigmund is off with Madame Sophie Blanchard in her fabulous hot air balloon stuffed with fireworks, and Sigmund, who is reluctant only to speak of his own mother.
The trip exposes them to trains, bears, magic, and the tradition of military camp, in order to meet an automatonic doctor named Eliza.
A post-modern Jules Verne novel transmuted to an unseen Marx Brothers film.

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Lonesome Travelers (guide to city/forest)

A teenage girl comes to read at a nursing home and is assigned to an elderly man no one ever visits. She doesn’t want to be here. It’s a court order. She interrupts him in his spartan room where he is staring out the window at a great bird in the smoky afternoon haze. Instead of her reading to him, he starts to tell her a story.

The story is about the trickster Rabbit, condemned by the Fates to act as the fourth incarnation of Fire. His twin Brother, his shadow, is jealous of him and locks him away in a special box where he burns alone, consuming himself.
The Rabbit’s best friend, Mister Love, is a great bird, a brood parasite, an orphan. He is forming an army of love to liberate his friend Rabbit, and to protect Rabbit’s heir. His duty is clear. He is to adopt lost souls, those capable of giving love even if they have never received it. He travels with his people, ghosts, artists, and revolutionaries.

Rabbit’s heir is a girl who lives alone, a refugee, in a land of perpetual darkness, in which she is the only burning light. She is visited only occasionally by her abusive father. But one night Mister Love visits with all of his interns, and they offer to be her chosen family, if she wants them.

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Sex Robot Cuddle Party

Sex Robot Cuddle Party is presented as a lost novel by the son of the author, a pornographer and a communist. He infuses his creative work with political discourses.

It tells the story of RainyDay Tranquility, captain of the corporate surveying vessel Queen of Space, as she travels with her crew visiting dead worlds. In the future human touch has been rendered deadly. 

Later, she is transported inside her favorite book, Cuddle Party, which she loves because, in it, two people fall asleep touching.

Sex Robot Cuddle Party is a comedy of loneliness, desire, and longing; and a tragedy of love requited. 

A loving homage to new wave sci-fi, absurdist theater, and erotica of the early seventies; featuring existentialist philosophy, Atheism, Greek Gods, artificial intelligence, and the miracle of fungi, in which all things are possible dreamt or un-dreamt.

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Tragic Stories Disguised as Jokes

Tragedy and Comedy are often a matter of mistaken identity. The problem is they are the same thing. If it looks like one or the other, please tilt your head. Thank you.

The erotic novelties of our forefathers! The first suicide machine! Monsters! True Love.

Tragic Stories is a collection of stories and columns. They combine History, Science, Fashion Tips, Mimes, Mythology, Satire, and Tips for modern life.

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At the Existential Sandwich Shop: the sound of one hand applauding

“At the Existential Sandwich Shop” is filled with aphorisms, jokes, anti-jokes, philosophy, and bears.
You see, an imaginary tree. It wishes to know what the imaginary books are made of, in your imaginary library.
When you hear the sound of one hand applauding you will know that the effort was worth it.
Every paragraph is a word party. A short paragraph is an intimate gathering. Naughty! Dirty words. An erotic poem. How Bacchanalian. Word.

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Perils of Free Thought (a book of no small danger)

“Perils of Free Thought” is filled with aphorisms, jokes, anti-jokes, philosophy, and bears. 

Jokes are compact lies. But they are splendid, beautiful lies.

Short stories are simple lies, and you can tell them in one sitting.

Novels are long form lies. Complicated. Got to hold that lie together.

Reality is just a bunch of lies in real time. 

This book also contains “Perils of Time Travel (another book of no small danger)”

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Scenic Cesspools & other indignities (a tragi-comedy about work)

Scenic Cesspools is a transgressive tragi-comedy about work. With just enough time travel. And a bucket of grease which has something to do with free will.
Possibly everything.

Scenic Cesspools is the story of a kid who is pulled into his high school disciplinary office to be chastised for achieving some of the highest test scores in the school while still managing to almost flunk out. Upon graduation, there is nothing left but to venture into the workforce. 

Working at a paper mill he discovers the industrial site is an alien landscape filled with green noxious liquids, held in open surface containers, outgassing into the atmosphere. It’s a place where death is as close as a misstep and the air smells a little like poison every day.

He learns that sales is a religion. A religion based on morning motivational meetings, chanting, and believing. If you are “money motivated” all you need do… is believe. 

Leasing low income housing is difficult when your supervisors dislike poor people. Especially when they hate deaf people, because “deaf people make trouble.” 

He learns there is nothing like selling flowers on the street from the back of a pickup; except selling perfume on the street from a cardboard box, or working for Ralph Nader. 

Characters float in and out, sometimes challenging perceptions of time. They are obsessed with nuclear war in Vietnam, sex, Canadians, and unearned heroism.

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Hard Fought Illusions of Choice: rhyme of treason

A collection of darkly humorous stories and columns.
In “Twilight of the Clowns” a traditional way of life ends as clowning ceases to be a viable way of life;
In “Everybody Loves a Little Elf” elves save a man’s business but create a literal stink about property rights and slave labor;
In “More than One Day in the Life of Igor Igoravitch” a KGB agent is caught up in a web of intrigue that is his own creation;
Australians move to take over the world with their national food, the hot dog;
The web of lies in Charlotte’s Web is exposed;
and the price of the simulacra in the window is finally laid bare.
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HiSky TrustHiSky (Hiss-Key) Trust was formed in 1957 as an alliance between avant-guard artists, intellectuals, and political theorists. Together they seek to disseminate agitational educational material masked as ephemeral genre exploitation.
It is through the auspices of the HiSky Trust that excited bodies and minds are engaged, actively, in socio-political thought.

Trespass Press, an imprint of the HiSky Trust, publishes genre fiction with a taste for the exotic. Together they seek to disseminate agitational educational material masked as ephemeral genre exploitation.
It is through the auspices of the HiSky Trust that excited bodies and minds are engaged, actively, in socio-political thought.

The Enchanted Dildo by Janus Lovecox is a novella about a middle aged yoga cult, a door-to-door dildo salesman, his twenty-seven-year-old virgin daughter, and a college pre-sophmore who just wants to get his summer reading list read.

What’s a gal to-do?

Women in Prison! Spanking machines! Foreign Intrigue! (Spies!) The Chinese Space Program! Proust Requires Time!

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Standards & PracticesClass War in Weights & Measures

Standards & Practices

A novel about teenagers, passion, nuclear war, and uncharted mysteries. In old Babylon Falls there is no shortage of teen detective groups. The Vagabond Boyz and their rivals The Mary Sue Mystery Twins vie to solve all the puzzles arising naturally and un-naturally.
But there is a problem. The Vagabond Boys exist in three different forms. In the early 1960s they were similar to the Three Investigators, a Hardy Boys knock off. In the early 1970s they were turned into a half-hour sitcom based on these books, where, in order to better fit into the market, they also became a bubblegum pop band in addition to teen detectives. Now, in the middle of the 1980s, they have returned as normal high school kids, detectives. And they are aware of their past. Strangely. But Frank is now living in a 1980s teen sex comedy. And Simon is gay. And Pickles is a girl. To predictable viewer response.

Rabbit Hutch

Rabbit Hutch (Mystic Egyptian Presents)

A movie about a podcast about a dog obsessed with tracking down a rabbit his father could never catch.

A woman rides into town to make it as a ventriloquist’s assistant. If she can avoid wolves.

The Queen of the Moon watches from a store window.


House of Lust by Janus Lovecox

Big Dick Johnson, PI by Janus Lovecox