James Garside

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James Garside is an independent journalist and writer. He uses goodreads to keep track of the books he's read and the books he wants to read before he dies. There's more on his bucket list than anyone could read in one lifetime, which is a little bit presumptuous. You can join him on Patreon, read his work on Medium, or chat with him on Twitter. For his personal website please visit: jamesgarside.net

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Chapter 23 – November 2020

Hi! Welcome to Chapter 23.


Become evil. Rule the world. Maybe drink tea first and sit down for a bit.


“It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies.”


— Noam Chomsky


When life gives you lemons, kick life in the nuts.


This month, there’s love, links, and Lovecraft.


Lovecraftian Observational Humour
Found my brand

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