Posts Tagged ‘ satire ’

It’s a Small (Weird) World, After All

August 1, 2013
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Bill Durmer is in over his head. In filmmaker Wayne Franklin‘s debut novel “Midlife Mouse,” Bill Durmer, an underachieving genius, runs away to Walt Disney World in the mother of all midlife crises. Led by a series of bizarre encounters, a hyper-caffeinated delusion and a mysterious prophecy, Bill goes to the Magic Kingdom seeking his destiny. But a group of Disney haters will do almost anything to stop him. Pirates and princesses, morticians, moms and…

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What a Long, Strange Journey, To Find The Music

March 29, 2013
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For generations, the Folken have lived in total isolation. A self-contained society, they worship Bluegrass music and the legendary banjo picking of Jesus. For the Folken, the outside world inspires fear, not curiosity. In William Hrdina‘s novel “Agharta,” Sarah Throckmartin is a typical 12-year old, living a typical Folken life — until her runaway dog, an old grudge, and a false prophecy combine to exile her and her brother Eddie from the Folken and everything…

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