All Blog Posts Tagged 'Fiction' (507)

SBA/RR Challenge: Fiction

I am known on Our Salon for my brevity. 

Added by koshersalaami on April 13, 2018 at 1:08pm — 2 Comments

Trump Labels FBI Raid on Cohen’s Office a Witch Hunt

Trump Labels FBI Raid on Cohen’s Office a Witch Hunt:  FBI agents have conducted a raid on the office of President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen, which prompted the President to describe it as a “disgraceful situation” and a “total witch hunt.”  Well, Trump’s certainly right about it being a "disgraceful situation,” but fortunately for all of…

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Added by Johnny Robish on April 9, 2018 at 8:08pm — 2 Comments

Triceratops May Have Had Horns to Attract Mates

Triceratops May Have Had Horns to Attract Mates:  A study published in a Royal Society journal found that the aggressive-looking armor of horned dinosaurs such as Triceratops, may actually have evolved to signal an animal's suitability as a sexual partner - known as socio-sexual selection.  Or, to put it another way, these guys were pretty damned horny.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 20, 2018 at 8:38pm — 2 Comments

Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions:  After it secured a $15 million investment from wealthy Republican donor Robert Mercer, the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained personal data from more than 50 million Facebook users without their permission and turned it all over to the Trump election campaign.  And that, my friends, is precisely why I always make it a point to never to post anything on social media that I…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 19, 2018 at 8:44pm — 13 Comments

Romanian Court Informs Man He’s Legally Dead

Romanian Court Informs Man He’s Legally Dead:  A 63-year-old Romanian man asked the court in the town of Barlad to overturn a death certificate obtained by his wife after he had spent the last two decades in Turkey, completely out of contact with his family - but the court…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 17, 2018 at 7:30pm — 8 Comments

Trump Continues Purge With McMaster Firing

Trump Continues Purge With McMaster Firing:  According to people familiar with his plans, President Trump has decided to remove H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser and is actively discussing potential replacements.  True to his word, President Trump has assembled all the best people to fire.  Wonder how General McMaster will learn his fate?  I’m gonna go out on a limb here and place my bet on either Instagram or Snapchat.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 15, 2018 at 8:44pm — 9 Comments

#MeToo, Flat-Footed Plot Devices, Maul Woody Allen

For years I have avoided his films, not out of any moral sensibility but as an aesthetic response to his increasing reliance on flat-footed, gratuitous deus ex machina plot devices (as in Blue Jasmin, and, earlier, in Match Point). Those devices speak to a serious diminution (if not a lazy surrender) of talent. The director's at-best questionable personal relationships trouble, but in a strange way, not as poignantly as I was…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on January 29, 2018 at 7:30am — 19 Comments

THE THING IN THE WOODS PART II

The creek wound around at least half of the farm. A row of trees lined the banks of it on both sides leaving a long shadowy trail that left the water dark and ominous looking by the time late afternoons rolled around. I hated ever getting in there much less when the…

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Added by Doc Vega on December 27, 2017 at 1:18pm — 2 Comments

The Thing In The Woods Part I

It seems just like it all happened such a short time ago as I look back on my childhood. Living thirty miles from the nearest town put us quite a ways out from the heart beat of the general public. Just me, my paw, and my little brother and that farm. Way out in the middle of no where was our home. I still…

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Added by Doc Vega on December 27, 2017 at 1:14pm — No Comments

The Koehler Incident



"Know upon whom you press."



This phrase is not often spoken anymore by the Russian Secret Service. There's not as much need to - for even the most evil… Continue

Added by cheshyre on December 26, 2017 at 4:00am — 11 Comments

i usta teach...

A student-centered classroom is premised by the understanding that student needs come first.   However, the concept of a student-centered classroom needs to be implemented by a principled, experienced teacher with a vision informed by research and best practices.  According to Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children by Thompson, Grace and Cohen, student/children need three things: “RECOGNITION, CONNECTION & POWER.”   …

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Added by marshall bjohnson on October 26, 2017 at 9:23am — 6 Comments

The Vanity Ring - 3 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

Rejected by socialite Shalia Owell, who has discovered Clarity's false identity as Herbaline employee Darcy Emmers, Clarity becomes agenda and damage control assistant of Elsie Chu, the wife of Singapore billionaire Dao Bin, owner of wireless and telephony company Hunan Enterprises. Disenchanted by a rocky marriage and the lack of…

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Added by Workstudio on May 12, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

On the Town with Ryan

It was my idea, actually. I’ve been working in Paul’s office for three years now. I met him at the health club-- I recognized him, and we spent time working out together. When we learned that we finally had enough votes to repeal and replace, I suggested we have…

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Added by Steven Bridenbaugh on May 9, 2017 at 6:42am — 2 Comments

The Vanity Ring - 2 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

Rejected by socialite Shalia Owell, who has discovered Clarity's false identity as Herbaline employee Darcy Emmers, Clarity becomes agenda and damage control assistant of Elsie Chu, the wife of Singapore billionaire Dao Bin, owner of wireless and telephony company Hunan Enterprises. Disenchanted by a rocky marriage and the lack of…

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Added by Workstudio on May 5, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Vanity Ring - 1 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

Rejected by socialite Shalia Owell, who has discovered Clarity's false identity as Herbaline employee Darcy Emmers, Clarity becomes agenda and damage control assistant of Elsie Chu, the wife of Singapore billionaire Dao Bin, owner of wireless and telephony company Hunan Enterprises. Disenchanted by a rocky marriage and the lack of…

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Added by Workstudio on April 29, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Meridian 57 - 15 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

After landing at Changi airport in Singapore without a passport, with her friends Lanai and former Herbaline employee Ambi Michaels, teleoperator Clarity Nice is set aside by a woman dressed as a hostess from Singapore Airlines, Yi Ling, before reaching the customs and passport area of the airport. Yi Ling has connections with a…

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Added by Workstudio on April 27, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Meridian 57 - 14 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

After landing at Changi airport in Singapore without a passport, with her friends Lanai and former Herbaline employee Ambi Michaels, teleoperator Clarity Nice is set aside by a woman dressed as a hostess from Singapore Airlines, Yi Ling, before reaching the customs and passport area of the airport. Yi Ling has connections with a…

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Added by Workstudio on April 21, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

Meridian 57 - 13 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

After landing at Changi airport in Singapore without a passport, with her friends Lanai and former Herbaline employee Ambi Michaels, teleoperator Clarity Nice is set aside by a woman dressed as a hostess from Singapore Airlines, Yi Ling, before reaching the customs and passport area of the airport. Yi Ling has connections with a…

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Added by Workstudio on April 14, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

Meridian 57 - 12 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

After landing at Changi airport in Singapore without a passport, with her friends Lanai and former Herbaline employee Ambi Michaels, teleoperator Clarity Nice is set aside by a woman dressed as a hostess from Singapore Airlines, Yi Ling, before reaching the customs and passport area of the airport. Yi Ling has connections with a…

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Added by Workstudio on April 9, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Meridian 57 - 11 - Sun on the Rocks

Summary of the amusement

After landing at Changi airport in Singapore without a passport, with her friends Lanai and former Herbaline employee Ambi Michaels, teleoperator Clarity Nice is set aside by a woman dressed as a hostess from Singapore Airlines, Yi Ling, before reaching the customs and passport area of the airport. Yi Ling has connections with a…

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Added by Workstudio on March 31, 2017 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

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