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The Weird Universe explores a human and natural cosmos that is not only stranger than we imagine, but stranger than we can imagine. The usual suspects are Paul Di Filippo; Alex Boese, curator of the Museum of Hoaxes; and Chuck Shepherd, purveyor of News of the Weird.

Recent posts:

  • Great Poker Face
    The idea of propping up corpses in true-to-life poses at funerals is something we've seen before here at WU. For instance, in 2008 there was Angel Pantoja Medina "standing tall at his funeral," and in 2014 I posted about the corpse of Miriam Burbank sitting at a table at her funeral, smoking a menthol cigarette. The latest news story along these lines involves Puerto Rican poker fanatic Henry Rosario Martinez, whose friends posed his corpse sitting at a poker table, so they could enjoy one last game with him. More info at NY Daily News.
  • Follies of the Madmen #274
    Horny beach bunnies switch instantly from thoughts of lust to thoughts of dental hygiene.
  • Fries and Ketchup
    February 9, 2016: Texas State University student Monika Rostvold lay on an outdoor table, wearing only a bra and underwear, then covered herself in Chick-fil-A fries and ketchup. She did this, she explained, to draw attention to the negative effects of dating and hooking up. She elaborated that the culture of hooking up is "very satisfying, but is it healthy? Is it really what we want? That’s what I’m asking the audience. I know fast food and the body is hard to connect, but to me it just made sense." I'd like to know why she chose Chick-fil-A fries. More info: USA Today College Source: Twitter
  • VD:  It Is Your Problem
    Man, that is some mighty light-hearted music to accompany this message.
  • Holland Girl ISO American Boy
    1959: A Holland girl sent a letter to North South Dakota addressed "To a Nice Boy" seeking someone with whom she could correspond. You can sense in her letter the kind of suspicions about identity that have become so familiar in the Internet age — that you often don't know people's true identity online. You just know who they're claiming to be. But of course, how do we know that "Holland girl" was really a girl? The Gastonia Gazette (Gastonia, NC) — Dec 31, 1959
  • Wrong Car
    Similar to Alex's post of a day or two ago! How often does this kind of thing happen? Original article here.

The Inferior 4+1 is a Livejournal community maintained by Paul, lizhand, Paul Witcover, lucius-t and ljgoldstein.

Recent posts:

  • New Review at LOCUS ONLINE February 12, 2016
    SF from a mystery writer:
  • E-Publishing Vanishing Point February 6, 2016
    My second novel Vanishing Point is now officially e-published. It’s only $3.99 and apparently a free read if you have kindleunlimited.  I love the new mysterious cover! The link is:
  • My First Kickstarter! February 6, 2016
    Friends--please drop by the page below and see what an exciting project the fabulous artists Orion Zangara and Derek Chase and I have cooked up!Thanks in advance for your attention.I will be reporting our progress at intervals.
  • New Review at LOCUS ONLINE February 4, 2016
    Here's my take on a new best-of collection:
  • Weighing Shadows Made the Locus Recommended List! February 2, 2016
    Yay!Oh, and other fine books and stories are on it as well.  The full list is here.
  • Anonymous Endorsement January 31, 2016
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