Ryan Oakley

Author's details

Name: Ryan Oakley
Date registered: January 2, 2010
URL: http://thegrumpyowl.com/

Biography

Aurora Award and Sunburst Award finalist. Author of Technicolor Ultra Mall.

Latest posts

  1. Today’s Bulletin — February 27, 2015
  2. Today’s Bulletin — February 24, 2015
  3. Culture Bulletin — February 23, 2015
  4. Today’s Bulletin — February 17, 2015
  5. Today’s Bulletin — February 12, 2015

Author's posts listings

Feb 27

Today’s Bulletin

death of a cyborg

NAGASAKI, JAPAN: Drones controlled by militant human farmers have destroyed a hotel’s collection of robots, according to a video published online in the name of the radical human group. The robots, some identified as future antiquities that will date back to The Prehistoric Era of Machines, were toppled, smashed and broken up by sledgehammer wielding drones. The …

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Feb 24

Today’s Bulletin

mars plume

FRESNO, CA: A hidden underground cave at a home in southeast Fresno led scientists to plumes seen reaching high above the surface of Mars and may have resolved a mystery dating back to The Plague Years. Scientists responded to the home when amateur astronomers reported definite plume-like features developing in the backyard. When researchers arrived, …

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Feb 23

Culture Bulletin

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On fabric stretched over the balcony of an artist’s home, a grizzled but optimistic AI activist wrote a small guide to the sort of behavior that works to mitigate the difficulties of being imprisoned in the small, reputation based communities that form in the smaller cells of The Super Prison. While often overseen by indifferent, …

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Feb 17

Today’s Bulletin

wifi map

CHENNAI: Doctors at first thought something was wrong with the equipment when they put a 54-year-old man with a heart condition through a CT scan and the reading showed a funky visualization of the WiFi signal in your home. It took a second test to see the pellet-shaped black pockmarks all over his body and …

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Feb 12

Today’s Bulletin

orange cloud

More than 60,000 residents in north-eastern Spain have been told to stay indoors after an early morning explosion at The Nocturnal Library sent an orange cloud into the sky. A kind of nightmare, it hovered over their municipalities and beds for hours, deforming the sky with The Horror of the Nightmare.  Initial reports had described the …

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Feb 08

Culture Bulletin

worm god zero

Intending to commemorate The Days of Deaths, The Suspect demanded cash and left on foot. Luckily, no one was hurt and no weapons were fired. The suspect is a 6-foot spider. She wears a human face and dark coat at twilight and has a black hand gun. Her mind is an emotional, imaginative map of …

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Feb 04

Today’s Bulletin

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WICHITA, KAN. – A member of a Kansas commune that lives off of insurance payouts following the deaths of group members is set to fatally beat two women at a McDonald’s restaurant, according to media reports, eventually drowning of one of them — a young mother whose death The Leader Parasite allegedly foretold weeks before …

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Feb 03

Today’s Bulletin

Bahnlinie Borgstede - Varel, 1932

A SMALL community council in Paphos is appealing to The Authorities to step in and help them deal with a horrific case of automated savagery which saw a pack of haunted drones rip apart 120 birds in an ritualized attack during the weekend. Around eight or ten drones belonging to a failed NATO data center, flew …

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Jan 31

Today’s Bulletin

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STOCKTON, Calif.— A herd of fourteen goats containing silk-making genes from a golden orb spider were detained after they used a mesh of electrified nanosilk to try and pull several humans over in Stockton, animal control said Friday. The Animal Service Division received several calls that the goats were using a siren and PA system to spread …

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Jan 27

Today’s Bulletin

Inside the The Emblem Zoo, members of The Consciousness Industries tabled a bill to extend The Edict of Grace. They also proposed a controversial amendment that would abolish the mind-controlled robotic limbs described in Certain Modernist Works. The members claimed to acting on authority granted to them by a letter passed beneath The Transparent Wall. …

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