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Free Weekend Reads

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Friends o’ the blog Kirsten Mortensen and Lloyd Fonvielle are making their latest short stories available for free through the weekend. You get can get Mortensen’s Elmore Leonard homage Free Money here and Lloyd’s South Seas supernatural pulp thriller Black Pearl … Continue reading

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Kirsten Mortensen’s Latest

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Kirsten Mortensen’s latest novel, which is about a small chemical engineering company in upstate New York, is very clever. Kirsten’s fiction, which includes idiosyncratic works like “Can Job,” doesn’t fit comfortably into any particular box. That’s part … Continue reading

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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Handle lists PC purges. What would Lawrence Auster say? Again: What would Lawrence Auster say? Radish’s year in heresy. Is someone affiliated with WordPress musing about disappearing Heartiste from the internet? Kirsten Mortensen has some smart … Continue reading

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Linkage

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A long, nicely put-together piece about Ain’t It Cool News proprietor Harry Knowles. I’ve always thought Knowles was a fun (and maybe even important) figure — a Forry Ackerman type who ended up influencing the culture … Continue reading

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“Can Job,” by Kirsten Mortensen

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I had a lot of fun reading Kirsten Mortensen’s comic novel “Can Job.” It’s about a prominent can opener company from the city of Borschtchester, New York, which is hoping to expand into the digital sphere. … Continue reading

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Kirsten Mortensen’s New Novel

Paleo Retiree writes: “When Libby Met the Fairies and her Whole Life Went Fae” by friend-of-this-blog Kirsten Mortensen is like a chicklit version of a Tom Perrotta or Nick Hornby novel — a likable, touching and appreciative seriocomic look at … Continue reading

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