Phillip T. Stephens

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Phillip T. Stephens

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Phillip T. Stephens is a mythological character who evolved from a spin-off cult of the Church of the Subgenius called Our Lady of the Lady of the Lord of the Subtransgender in the late 1970s. In Subtransgender mythology Stephens was Bob Dobbs sidekick who dreamed of surpassing Dodds as the universe’s top salesman. In order to do so, he sold the Xists on plans to convert the earth to transgender only condos, which would, in essence, put a kibosh on the entire Subgenius sales pitch. Needless to say this subjected Stephens to the wrath of Bob who short sold all of Stephens’ shares in America Online, causing the recession of 2000 and reducing Stephens into a clone of Pewee Herman.

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Phillip T. Stephens You don't. You write. You just start writing. The key is not to wait for the perfect sentence or paragraph. Just write and sooner or later you will st…moreYou don't. You write. You just start writing. The key is not to wait for the perfect sentence or paragraph. Just write and sooner or later you will start writing something you actually can use. You can always go back and cut the crap out later. The key to good writing is editing, but you can't fix what isn't there to start with.(less)
Phillip T. Stephens Tough question. One of the greatest works of comedy I've encountered is the Urantia Book, and it would be fun to visit the Hovana administrative world…moreTough question. One of the greatest works of comedy I've encountered is the Urantia Book, and it would be fun to visit the Hovana administrative worlds which remind me of my childhood in the fifties. But I'd probably get caught in an eternal line at one of the licensing offices, so I'll pass. I loved Narnia when I was a kid, but I found better Turkish Delight here and I'm allergic to big cat fur. Hobbits annoy me. I'd love to chase the bulls and drink Pernod with Jake Barnes and Brett, but toilet facilities were crap in Europe during the time frame of the book. I'd like to be a Canopan visiting Shikasta, but I'd probably forget my true calling and become a couch potato.

So the answer is: Solaris.

Not on the space station, but on the planet, watching the internal workings of my mind reify and have long discussions about the phenomenology of a world mind as opposed to my poor limited one.

As long as my first wife doesn't show up. I like well enough as a person, but sooner or later we'd start talking about our son, get into a huge argument and move to opposite ends of the planet where we would populate it with specters from our incompatible pasts.

Yep, that's it. Solaris. Even if it's only the movie version. The Russian version directed by Tarkovsky. Soderberg version's okay, but shallow in comparison.

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