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Putting the finishing touches on the virtual Mark Maynard that will be doing all of my socializing for me this evening

I tried meditation, exposure therapy, Chinese herbs, and any number of other things, but, in the end, I decided to overcome my fear of people through the use of technology. Thanks to my friend Chris, who came though with a projector, and Linette, who going to help me fashion the head, I’m now just a […]

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WARNING… Krampus to attack Ypsi on Dec. 11…

OK, now that all the cyber chatter has died down a bit, I thought that I’d come out from my hole and explain what happened, and why there isn’t going to be a winter Shadow Art Fair this year. First, though, before I do that, I just want to say, for the record, that our […]

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Dreamland Tonight: episode one recap

The show went off better than any of us could have predicted on Friday night. We had about 50 people in the audience, and, although I was nervous, I’m proud to report that I was not racked with pant-shitting terror. There wasn’t even that minute or two of uncontrollable shaking that I generally experience whenever […]

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