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Bad Horse


Beneath the microscope, you contain galaxies.

Mar
16th
2024

Experimental Fiction, part 1: A list of experimental pony stories · 8:39pm March 16th

Regidar recently posted a request for links to experimental fics. I decided to just add a bookshelf, Experimental, and list my favorite and my own experimental stories there. (My stories will probably appear first, because I added them last.

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Mar
11th
2024

"Our minds must be too highly trained." · 7:56pm March 11th

That most-peculiar book, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, describes in Fit the Fourth how representatives of the Amalgamated Union of Philosophers, Sages, Luminaries, and other professional thinking persons confronted Deep Thought, the second greatest computer in the universe, when it threatened to find the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.

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Mar
11th
2024

The pony personality space · 2:29pm March 11th

I just visited Eliezer Yudkowsky's tumblr, and on Jan 12 he posted this:

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Mar
4th
2024

Nikolai Gogol and me on realism and truth vs. style · 11:42pm March 4th

From the author's preface to part 1 (the only part of 3 parts that was ever published) of Dead Souls (English translation by C. J. Hogarth):

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Feb
12th
2024

Your favorite fanfic passages? · 6:46pm February 12th

Lots of cons have panels where people read bad fan-fiction for laughs. But they never have panels where people read good fan-fiction. So I'm going to propose one, at every con I go to.

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Feb
3rd
2024

Time to reserve a room for Trotcon! · 7:21pm February 3rd

I booked a room for Trotcon at the Marriott at the University of Dayton.

TrotCon, July 12-14, 2024, Dayton, OH
Con: Dayton Convention Center
Official hotel: Marriott at the University of Dayton
1414 South Patterson Boulevard Dayton, Ohio 45409
Book your Room - $168 a night plus Tax

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Jan
28th
2024

Skeeter needs help · 9:46pm January 28th

Probably you already know this, because I'm slow, but Skeeter needs help.

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Jan
9th
2024

Ice Star's boyfriend's family needs help · 10:07pm January 9th

Ice Star began a GoFundMe to raise money for his boyfriend's family to buy a used car, because they live in the boonies and are disabled. His post on this is here; the gofundme is here. I don't know anything more than

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Jan
9th
2024

How Pinkie stays so slim · 3:07am January 9th

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Dec
20th
2023

Other People are Real at Christmas · 7:07pm Dec 20th, 2023

Someone wrote, "Fiction teaches us that other people are real."

Earlier this year, I was visiting my mother, and while we were sitting and talking, I apologized for being late, and she said, "Oh, that's no trouble."

But I was looking her in the eyes when I said it, and her eyes said that it was, in fact, trouble.  I know my mother well enough that I can read a lot in her eyes.  What I can't read, I can mostly fill in from the context; I know what matters to her and how she thinks.

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