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What the Alien Told Me

Posted in cripsyduck, fiction? with tags on May 30, 2008 by criPSy duck

(NOTE: This was previously posted at my Barling Myspace page.)

I got the strangest thing in the mail the other day. Addressed to me, in a small sealed padded manilla envelope, was an inexpensive cell phone with a wierd green thumbprint on it.

The return address said “Heaven.” 
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Who Am I and Why Should You Care?

Posted in cripsyduck, fiction?, music, politics with tags , , , , , , on May 30, 2008 by criPSy duck

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Stephen Douglas Barling III. 

In 1999 I approached Hawes Spencer, founder and editor of Charlottesville, Va.’s weekly city paper, C-Ville, about writing a live music review column. The paper published a music column but rarely had any serious reviews of local acts. As a small-time local musician, it seemed to me that dupes like myself would never see the light of print unless somebody rolled up their sleeves and, you know, got down to it.

Thus, Cripsy Duck was born.
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