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"The Witch of Orion Waste and the Boy Knight" reappears this year in Strahan's The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, vol 11, as well as The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017, edited by Charles Yu and John Joseph Adams.

uncannymagazine.com/article/wi

"If the culture is dysfunctional in a traditional hierarchal structure it will also be dysfunctional when reorganized into a matrix structure, or a flat structure, or whatever structure you choose. The problem is that organizational structure is given too much power in the expectation of success."

puttincologneontherickshaw.com

Pine Tree High School: every kid is named Amber or Douglas, they use hemlockers, and the cliques won't quit needling each other.

These bros by any other name would smell as sweat

Sometimes my cat plays fetch with me. I throw the stuffed mouse, she catches it, kills it, and brings it back.

Then after about five minutes of this she's all, "Stop trying to make fetch happen! It's not going to happen!!"

Cat stats probably something like

+10 sanity
+10 love
-5 mobility (effect tripled if you are sitting down)
-1 health per day (slow bleed)

Equip? (Y/N)
Y

"Clearly Lettered in a Mostly Steady Hand," a short story by Fran Wilde in Uncanny:

uncannymagazine.com/article/cl

Today I learned what "FF" means. Hi!

"The Wretched and the Beautiful," a story from February 2017:
motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art

Successful first attempt at brewing ginger beer with stuff in the kitchen.

Good things come to those who are too lazy to go to the store.

No, sorry, I can't go, I have to stay home and water my mushrooms

E. Lily Yu boosted

@amiepsychique some ideas >:D

shame-faced crabs (Calappa)

light-blue soldier crab (Mictyris longicarpus)

burrowing land crab (Johngarthia lagostoma)

Pom-Pom crab (Lybia edmondsoni)

Belated :

Does what it says on the label. I write things like
clarkesworldmagazine.com/yu_04
and
hazlitt.net/longreads/view-top
and sometimes things like
youtube.com/watch?v=GaP6uJ4yJL

What's on tap here: bad dad jokes, slow posts, fiction like knives, and the occasional mushroom

Funnels. Funnels are key. Or would be, if I had them.

The ginger beer is all the way over there. In the store. Across the street.

And it's raining.

Oh what's this I have ginger lemon juice sugar and baker's yeast

what the hell

Naps

Naps are great

My cat agrees so you know it's true

Just a reminder that this exists.

Ennuigi, by Josh Millard

lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=2232

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Why does the back of a cat's head smell so good?