Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dragnet 2017

Dragnet, 2017 by David Benjamin This is the city. Chicago. Stormy, husky, brawling. Big shoulders, stacker of wheat, hog butcher… You know the drill. My name is Friday. Joe Friday. I’m a cop. My partner, Bill Gannon, and I responded to a routine call about a possible 10-16 at a ninth-floor walkup on the West…
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A thousand rings, a single clown

A thousand rings, a single clown by David Benjamin “It’s just that there are all these Sandras running around who you've never met before, and it’s confusing at first, fantastic. But damn it, isn’t it great to find out how many Sandras there are? It’s like those little cars in the circus, you know? This…
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Deplorable

Deplorable by David Benjamin “… Under these circumstances, an ambitious policy agenda to combat climate change or battle income inequality and persistent poverty seems like a pipe dream. Repairing decaying infrastructure and improving public education will most likely also remain out of reach… ” — Eduardo Porter MADISON, Wis. — There is no analysis that…
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The attack of the box spring

The attack of the box spring by David Benjamin “… Miss Glory, robots are not people. They are mechanically much better than we are, they have an amazing ability to understand things, but they don’t have a soul. Young Rossum created something much more sophisticated than Nature ever did — technically at least!… ” —…
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