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  • Alice shared from The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
    ‘Where’s Ursula?’ She was ripped to shreds by alien vulture-monsters and honestly I think you’re one of them or being controlled by them or something. ‘Don’t know.’
    Note: Brilliant line. Too scary to give to a child, though; mind you so is the stuff they like best.
  • Alice shared from A Manual for Creating Atheists by Peter Boghossian
    “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” Everlasting life. Wow. That’s quite a claim, and as we skeptics like to say, “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” Is there extraordinary evidence for the claim that accepting Jesus of Nazareth bestows upon the believer eternity? No. Is there even any ordinary evidence for this extraordinary claim? No. There is no evidence whatsoever, as to date not one person who has died has returned to report a celestial realm where a first-century...
    Note: Great start :-)
  • Alice shared from Plastic Jesus by Wayne Simmons
    Jesus had become City Hospital’s most popular option for pain relief.
  • Alice shared from The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook by Lynn Hill
    Overnight Tea Loaf
    Note: Making this with my Smallboy... he loved the mixing, but not convinced by the ingredients.
  • Alice shared from 9 Ways A Married Couple Can Learn to Live Together by Nicholas Dixon
    A brilliant man may be bored by his wife's slower-thinking women friends, but these may be just what she needs as a relief from the high-pressure intellectual life she is leading with him.
    Note: The sexism is pretty subtle until this point.
  • Alice shared from A Book of Horrors by Stephen King, Stephen Jones, John Ajvide Lindqvist
    ‘Monsters are real,’ says King, ‘and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.
    Note: Pain is a monster...
  • Alice shared from The Truth About Pretty Girls (Short Story) by Karin Slaughter
    She was lying in the bed she’d made. Her actions had brought consequences.
    Note: You don't say.
  • Alice shared from Weird Tales 359 by Conrad Williams, Joel Lane, Ann VanderMeer, Stephen Graham Jones, Laird Barron, Richard Kirk, Evan J. Peterson, Leena Likitalo, Tom Underberg
    WAITING FOR THE THAW, by Joel Lane
    Note: Missed by many. RIP 25/11/2013
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