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on: July 03, 2009, 04:58:25 PM
PodCastle Miniature 34: The Orange


by Benjamin Rosenbaum.
Read by Paul S. Jenkins (of the Rev Up Review).

It was an unexpected thing, the temporary abdication of Heavenly Providence, entrusting the whole matter to a simple orange.

Rated G. with playful, fruity flavors.

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Reply #1 on: July 03, 2009, 05:03:55 PM
I really, really liked this one. Not sure I can explain why, just the combination of quirkiness with surprising philosophical depth.



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Reply #2 on: July 07, 2009, 02:14:37 AM
Cute.

But I wouldn't trust an orange to rule the world. No sir. Damn pulpy things...

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Reply #3 on: July 09, 2009, 05:59:43 AM
This made me chuckle.  Perhaps even chortle.

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Reply #4 on: July 09, 2009, 06:59:28 AM
This was a sweet story. Lush with juicy detail. Certainly has broad a peal :p



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Reply #5 on: July 10, 2009, 02:11:49 AM
This was a sweet story. Lush with juicy detail. Certainly has broad a peal :p


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Reply #6 on: July 10, 2009, 04:09:33 PM
This was a sweet story. Lush with juicy detail. Certainly has broad a peal :p
...Grooooooowwwwn.

EDIT: We really should just leaf this subject before someone shoots us.

Yes, best to give up the navel-gazing and move on to the Next New Tang.

(Hey, don't get pithed off at me - you all started it.)

Okay, back to the daily rind.

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Reply #7 on: July 17, 2009, 10:18:51 PM
This is becoming unbearable, no pun intended.

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Reply #8 on: July 18, 2009, 07:08:07 AM
This is becoming unbearable, no pun intended.

None taken. :)

"People commonly use the word 'procrastination' to describe what they do on the Internet. It seems to me too mild to describe what's happening as merely not-doing-work. We don't call it procrastination when someone gets drunk instead of working." - Paul Graham


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Reply #9 on: July 19, 2009, 07:09:47 PM
Heheheh. I liked--reminded me of something one would read in Hitchhiker's. :D



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Reply #10 on: July 20, 2009, 04:51:56 PM
Didn't really appreciate this one. It didn't resonate with me for whatever reason. Probably TOO absurdist.

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Reply #11 on: November 10, 2009, 09:03:46 PM
I got a chuckle out of this one, but overall, not terribly impressed.  An A for originality though, which is hard to find sometimes.