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How To Survive After A Disaster

Gurney can be so mean.

Gurney can be so meanie but those eyes are so dreamy.

I am not in the mood for writing. Not at all. So I’m not gonna. Today I’m just going to go wordless because Wednesday is making me its bitch. No words for you!

Gurney Halleck: Not in the mood? Mood’s a thing for cattle and loveplay, not writing!
Tom B. Taker: I’m sorry Gurney.
Gurney Halleck: Not sorry enough!!!

Okay, okay! Dammit. I will wordlessly through the power of magic share one of my most top secret survival tips of all time. For you, the loyal reader, this is when all the bullshit you’ve put up with finally pays off.

Any idiot can survive a disaster: natural, manmade, Godmade, or otherwise. All it takes is shit-ass luck. So you survived. What do you want? A medal. Fuck that. Now comes the hard part.

Surviving your fellow human beings.

Good luck. You’re gonna need it.
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Abyss Island: Survivor Challenge

This season’s Immunity Idol. Worth playing for?

In our last contest the grand prize winner was offered (and declined) an action figure of Dr. Julius M. Hibbert from The Simpsons.

This time we’re upping the stakes a bit. The winner of Abyss Island: Survivor Challenge will receive One Million Dollars*.

In this exclusive contest 20 ordinary Americans will be selected by me, your Probst of Ceremonies, to participate in a unique online experiment.

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Short Story: Failure to Survive #BlogShorts

Failure to Survive
by Tom B. Taker

’Tis a peculiar fate, to live to see thine own torch snuffeth out.

The alliance had fallen.

Helplessly I watch whilst my cohorts fall in succession. The tribe hath spoken.

This post is part of the BlogShorts challenge. June 2011 – 30 stories – 30 words – 30 days.

What would your reality show be called? (via So anyway…)

Reality TV

Reality TV

I came across a blog today that asked the simple question: “What would your reality show be called?”

My first thought was, “Hey! Excellent idea for a blog post.” But my second thought was, “Yeah, what would it be called?”

And that’s when I decided to think hard and figure it out.

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