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The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« on: May 24, 2009, 04:35:15 pm »
I'm not sure if I've posted this before. I wrote this in 2006-ish, during a period of isolation and insanity. (I was working from home writing professional LARPs, to give you and idea of the weird world I lived in) So without further ado, here are four very short stories about Mr. Oliver Tuppence, a magical flying pair of sunglasses.















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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2009, 04:42:21 pm »
This reminds me of the books I read as a small child.


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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2009, 05:12:09 pm »
Cram, these are awesome! :lulz:

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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2009, 05:19:57 pm »
It would be wonderful to have these illustrated, and try to sell them to publishers as children's books.

I would enjoy seeing the rejection letters very much.

I would enjoy it even more if they did not get rejected.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2009, 05:20:39 pm »
I insist that the word "batshit" be left in the text regardless of audience!







                                     not really, but it would be highly amusing.

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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2009, 01:18:31 am »
I insist that the word "batshit" be left in the text regardless of audience!







                                     not really, but it would be highly amusing.

Someone might actually publish it as a children's book for adults

in fact, I am loving on the idea of highly adult children's-format books for adults.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2009, 05:42:27 am »
Someone might actually publish it as a children's book for adults

in fact, I am loving on the idea of highly adult children's-format books for adults.

It's what Shel Silverstein would have wanted.

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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2009, 08:56:48 am »
I love that guy.

It needs to happen!
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2009, 02:48:48 pm »
Heck yeah, it does! Get this sucker printed on heavy cardboard, like "Hop On Pop"!

I'm pretty sure I have Shel to thank for my current personality. I read that stuff when I was maybe 10.

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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2010, 06:50:34 pm »
BUMP because I posted this on my blog: http://cramul.us/2010/09/the-tales-of-mr-oliver-tuppence/

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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2010, 05:53:54 am »
I fucking love these.
How the hell did I miss this shit the first go round?

Cram= super genius, like Wile E. Coyote, without all the fail

I would totally buy a set of these books for my son, who's no longer little, and he'd love the shit out of them.

God damn.

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Re: The Tales of Mr. Oliver Tuppence
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2010, 09:33:44 pm »
LOVE these!