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  • Welcome
    16 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to Rico’s Newsletter by me, Rico. Informational blogsite Sign up now so you don’t miss the first issue. Subscribe now In the meantime, tell your friends!
  • This message will self-destruct
    03 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    For those who would like to continue receiving the Almanac, it is not dead. It has simply moved. To ensure deliver, simply go here: https://rickwayne.substack.com/account You should see something like...
  • As quickly as it came...
    01 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Well… sort of. I’m pulling this newsletter to the ground, yes. But I’ve cloned the Almanac here, which raises the question: is it still the same Almanac? I’ve pruned some of the branches, so perhaps n...
  • Well of Enigmas
    30 Jul 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Found by the shore, August 2, 2033… Over the weekend, my niece left a banana in the trash and this morning I awoke to a miniature invasion. A horde of red-eyed fruit flies huddled around the lip of th...
  • A Question of Ultimate Peril
    21 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 4
    It’s time to instantiate another fork in the timeline. What would you like to see more of? (a) posts from other authors (b) art (c) short fiction (d) amateur porn (e) something else Catching up on the...
  • The Prestidigitator
    18 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 4 0
    When Ten Dollars was twelve, he went to see the Prestidigitator for the first time. His mother put him in the front seat of a Dodge Dart with no seatbelts and put his little brother in the laundry bas...
  • News From the End of the World
    12 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    In the end, everything falls off a cliff and dies. So too with the news, where, for the first time ever, newspapers earn more revenue from subscribers than from advertisers. Media analysts will tell y...
  • Meanwhile, elsewhere in the multiverse...
    09 Jul 2021 2 4
    art: Fletcher Hanks
  • This is going to change everything!
    06 Jul 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    I'm not a techno-pessimist. In fact, I'm often the only one arguing against philosophical pessimism, which is not the belief that bad things will happen—of course they will—but a sort of low-carb nihi...
  • We Don't Live in a Cyberpunk Dystopia
    04 Jul 2021 • 10 min read • 2 1
    I keep running into the idea that we live in a cyberpunk dystopia. It sounds so cool (in the classic sense of being darkly detached). Dissing everything makes you seem so above it all. But beyond the ...
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