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Ryan Oakley
The human portion of Ryan Oakley was born in the underground ruins of Camp X and educated in Camp 30. It was recently shipped to California where it was purposely infested with The Whispering Alien Parasites. (SUSPECT AN UNDISCLOSED SWARMING AVIAN OVERMIND.) Its 2011 cult novel, Technicolor Ultra Mall, was shortlisted for both the Aurora and The Sunburst Awards. Its short fiction has appeared in Tesseracts 16, Space Squid and Neometropolis. Its writing has been called “hellish, brilliant, stellar and profane.” It tweets as @thegrumpyowl We are attempting an information transaction with humans. We are failing.

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future-kitsch

Kitsch “offers instantaneous emotional gratification without intellectual effort, without the requirement of distance, without sublimation,” according to the philosopher Walter Benjamin, a pioneer of the idea. The description fits perfectly for this new genre of algorithmically generated imagery. It requires no criticality or particular intellectual effort to digest, nor does it provide much reward in …

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Today’s Bulletin

The Nevada Highway carries dispatches from brood parasites and invasive fish to the coast of Florida and carries secret waste material from the 19th century to the excretory organs of the state; namely a deep geological repository storage facility for spent nuclear fuel and other high level radioactive waste in the Yucca Mountain. Motels with …

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