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Topic: Ephemera - short stories that could've only happened online.  (Read 2540 times)

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hey there, listeners. Ghosts in the machine? It seems early to come up with a demonym.

Do you have a favourite episode of the show? If so, why? I'm talking to my old radio station and might hand them a couple episodes to play in any gaps they really need CanCon for. I'm thinking "just like lost but everyone is Hurley", the EVE online one, and then probably the emojigeddon and swatting ones.

More approachable to less 'online' types than you or I is good. Any suggestions?
chai tea latte, July 08, 2019, 11:13:43 am

"Just like lost but everyone is Hurley" is a good choice because I think it is easy to understand, and inherently funny. That is probably my favorite episode, just ahead of the Eve Online episode. I think cockygate would work as well because the average person should be able to understand copyright disputes.

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hey there, listeners. Ghosts in the machine? It seems early to come up with a demonym.

Do you have a favourite episode of the show? If so, why? I'm talking to my old radio station and might hand them a couple episodes to play in any gaps they really need CanCon for. I'm thinking "just like lost but everyone is Hurley", the EVE online one, and then probably the emojigeddon and swatting ones.

More approachable to less 'online' types than you or I is good. Any suggestions?
chai tea latte, July 08, 2019, 11:13:43 am
Honestly I think The Well, though entirely about internet community, is more about the human element, which is highly relatable.

ETA: Is Splinternet being considered as well? Because the one on China's internet security is VERY good.
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E14: i felt i should just go to japan and die there.

SPLINTERNET is delayed until mid-August (i'm not kidding, two a year is almost too many), so I dug deep into my show ideas archive and pulled out a real doozy; I won't spoil it too much but obviously the title (a direct quote from my research, like many of Ephemera's titles) gives away some of the story, but just who "i" is, and why he wants to die in Japan, are kind of a slow burn that I think is audacious in its scope.

NB: incels ahead. you have been forewarned
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Jesus christ. He's like...Incel Hunter S. Thompson.

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E14: i felt i should just go to japan and die there.

SPLINTERNET is delayed until mid-August (i'm not kidding, two a year is almost too many), so I dug deep into my show ideas archive and pulled out a real doozy; I won't spoil it too much but obviously the title (a direct quote from my research, like many of Ephemera's titles) gives away some of the story, but just who "i" is, and why he wants to die in Japan, are kind of a slow burn that I think is audacious in its scope.

NB: incels ahead. you have been forewarned
chai tea latte, August 02, 2019, 12:02:21 am
Pretty interesting episode.  Until you  mentioned  you posted  pics, I did assume anon was making all that shit up,  but now I  guess I  don't. You did a great job feigning sympathy for this  assclown during the narration.  What's your secret?

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E14: i felt i should just go to japan and die there.

SPLINTERNET is delayed until mid-August (i'm not kidding, two a year is almost too many), so I dug deep into my show ideas archive and pulled out a real doozy; I won't spoil it too much but obviously the title (a direct quote from my research, like many of Ephemera's titles) gives away some of the story, but just who "i" is, and why he wants to die in Japan, are kind of a slow burn that I think is audacious in its scope.

NB: incels ahead. you have been forewarned
chai tea latte, August 02, 2019, 12:02:21 am
Pretty interesting episode.  Until you  mentioned  you posted  pics, I did assume anon was making all that shit up,  but now I  guess I  don't. You did a great job feigning sympathy for this  assclown during the narration.  What's your secret?
ClaraTinSoldier, August 03, 2019, 09:24:59 pm
just kind of a good person
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