Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Monday Poem – Phedre by Oscar Wilde

Phedre

by Oscar Wilde

(To Sarah Bernhardt)

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Strungballs By Mike Russell Review

Originally posted on Bunny’s Pause:
*Honest review given in exchange for book.* *Minor spoilers* The strange and unknown has always fascinated me. What exactly defines something being strange? Is it a matter of opinion? Of following society’s rules because we believe that is the correct way? Have we all been brainwashed into a certain…

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‘STRUNGBALLS?!’ – A strange and mind-altering review

Originally posted on chloee ✨ magic:
To put it simply, this novella is probably the weirdest thing I have ever read! (And I read some weird stuff) But the weirdness and unfamiliar-ness of this novella is what makes it so great. ? The story is revolved around Sydney, a boy living within another dimension…or a dystopian…

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5 Days of Lovecraft – 5: Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family

Facts concerning the Late
Arthur Jermyn and His Family
By H. P. Lovecraft

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Review: Strange Medicine by Mike Russell

Originally posted on Rustling Reads:
Summary: A man stalked by connection puzzles… A love story about a telephone… A violent hatred – or love? – of the universe… A precious childhood stone… A man who ties himself together with string and bulldog clips… Review: The short stories of Strange Medicine are bizarre and enchanting. There’s…

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5 Days of Lovecraft – 4: The Statement of Randolph Carter

The Statement of Randolph Carter
Short story by H. P. Lovecraft
3.8/5 · Goodreads

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5 Days of Lovecraft – 2: The Alchemist

Welcome to day 2 of 5 Days of Lovecraft!

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5 Days of Lovecraft – 1: The Beast in the Cave

Let’s have five days of Lovecraft! Starting now, Examining the Odd will feature a Lovecraft story each day for five days.

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Surreal Words from René Magritte

Obviously we enjoy looking at the visual art of René Magritte, but he was a pretty wise talker too. Enjoy these quotes from one of the greatest surrealists. Don’t worry, I’ll stick some paintings in too 🙂 Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist. I despise my own past and that of […]

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