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The Typographer's Left Shoe

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Amazing Feats of Stamina, 2020 Edition

Usually we rodents-in-hiding don't like to count chickens when they're still in the "egg" stage of life, but this is a very special time... In a mere fifteen hours*, US Pacific Coast time, Smashed-Rat-on-Press is scheduled to reach an unprecedented fourth solid year of humongously zero book sales. At this stage we're holding our collective breath (and turning bluer than ever) not just because ther Read more of this blog post »
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