mark a rayner: New Fiction: Wormageddon

My latest short story just appeared in The Saturday Evening Post: Less schmaltz-y, WAY more worm-y. You can find Wormageddon here.

mark a rayner: Twitterpocalypse

Writer’s note: Most of the Twitter handles are invented. And if the reverse chronology is a problem, you may prefer to start this short story at the beginning, but I recommend starting here: LandingPartyONE Displeased we did not demolish Twitter servers instead of using them. Activate sterilization protocol. less than 5 seconds ago from TweeterProbe ...

The Canadian Progressive: Confessions of a Climate Change Denier

Yotam Marom, a political organizer, activist, educator, musician, and writer based in New York City, explains how the “Armageddon” narrative around climate change fuels denial. The post Confessions of a Climate Change Denier appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper: The Booze Tour and the Apocalypse

Uh oh. It looks as if Stephen Harper's Great Escape Tour of Europe is going disastrously wrong. The Tour has gone off the rails, and he's fallen off the wagon !!!!! He can't get a deal. He can't get away from Old Duff. He's desperately seeking sexy photo-ops to try to make people forget all the scandals.  But today all the ...

Alberta Diary: Postponing the Day of Reckoning, Alberta-style

Alberta Premier Alison Redford beseeches the Almighty for higher petroleum prices as Wildrose Finance Critic Rob Anderson looks on. Actual Alberta politicians may not be exactly as illustrated. Below: Social democratic men of God J.S. Woodsworth (Methodist), Tommy Douglas (Baptist) and Stanley Knowles (United). So what’s with the Redford Government’s receding horizon on tough decisions, ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Forty-seven signs of the apocalypse (#31)

From the Book of the Blessed Pie It shall come to pass that the Pharisees of the Hut will take the Blessed Pie and unto it they shall do wicked things. They will stuff the crust with their wantonness and … Continue reading →

LeDaro: Armageddon on December 21st, 2012

If you don’t believe me watch the videos below. You must send donations to me and I will build a big shelter, in a nearby moutain, to accommodate few hundred people and save their lives. 🙂

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Why Everyone Should Read Cat’s Cradle

“Now I will destroy the whole world.” – What Bokonists say when they commit suicide, Cat’s Cradle, Chapter 106 You’d think a story about the end of the world – not just the world of one person, or human civilization, … Continue reading →