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by paul constant

I have this problem with science fiction anthologies where I can't read them all at once, or even from front to back. I like to take my time with them, bat them around for a few months, soak in the theme. This is a perfectly acceptable way to read a...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Ask any one of the scores of people packed into the Lit Crawl after-party at the Hugo House last night what their favorite part of the evening was, and you'd hear a different answer every time. For such a well-attended event—hundreds of people spread...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock.com"Hey guys! I got an idea. You know bad stuff? What if we, you know, didn't do it?" Yesterday, Rand Paul gave a foreign policy speech at the Center for the National Interest. His team had been hinting at something...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Thursday, October 23, is Lit Crawl, the busiest night on Seattle's literary calendar. The Crawl includes 22 events spread all over Capitol and First Hills over three "phases," from 6 to 6:45 p.m., 7 to 7:45 p.m., and 8 to 8:45 p.m., before concluding...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Ben Popper at The Verge says Amazon's third quarter earnings results are in, and they're not very good. Amazon announced an "operating loss of $544 million," which Popper says is more than twenty times the loss at this time last year. (It's not all bad...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Ryan Boudinot, the local author who has volunteered to serve as executive director for Seattle's bid to become an official UNESCO City of Literature, posted a letter to the new Seattle City of Literature website asking for your help. For a few reasons,...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Andrey Armyagov / Shutterstock.com Listen up, Kirk Cameron: it's a JACK O'Lantern, not a JESUS O'Lantern. One of the favorite tricks of evangelical organizations trying to force religious influence onto American society is to loudly yell, “Christians...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Birdman Contains Multitudes, Contradicts Itself, and Apologizes for Absolutely Nothing by Paul Constant Birdman is a glorious run-on sentence of a film, a bizarre but welcome transformation in the career of cowriter/director Alejandro Iñárritu, and...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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2014 Stranger Literature Genius in Gary Groth by Paul Constant Started: Fantagraphics Books with a business partner in 1976. Is working on: A 200,000-word retrospective of his scathing comics criticism, which will be published by Fantagraphics next year....
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Three Itineraries for Maximum Enjoyment of Lit Crawl, the Busiest Night of the Literary Year by Paul Constant Thursday, October 23, is Lit Crawl, the busiest night on Seattle's literary calendar. The Crawl includes 22 events spread all over Capitol and...
From: The Stranger | By: Paul Constant | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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