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Everything2 Decaversary Interviews: wordnerd (person) by Decaversal Studios

1. What is your name?

Stephen. Or wordnerd. Whichever you prefer, omnipresent, ghostly interviewer.

2. Tell us something about you, your background, and what you've been up to lately?

It's a very American thing to do, but when approached by questions like this, my impulse is to respond with my vocation (software engineer) rather than with an avocation (writer, creative mind, politics junkie, artiste). I've written a few books, all unpublished,...

missing stair (person) by Lucy-S

Imagine an old house shared by roommates who've been there a long time. There's a bathroom upstairs, and a bathroom in the dimly-lit basement. At some point, there's a leaky pipe that drips onto one of the basement stairs. Nobody notices it for months, and when they do, they discover one of the stairs has rotted through, leaving a dangerous hole where the step should be. The roommates recognize it's a problem, but on the other hand it's not a big deal to just step over the hole, is it? Nobody's...

The old joke about the shopkeeper in the desert (thing) by go ahead I'll listen
This is an old joke, and it's subject to parallel evolutions. When it's passed down orally the characters, their backgrounds, and plot details remain interchangeable so long as the joke remains alive. This is merely one iteration, and its appearance in written form does not give it authority over any other iteration. But this is how I tell it....
Phil Hartman (person) by borgo
”Hi, I’m Phil Hartman, perhaps you may remember me from my portrayal of such well known celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Barbara Bush, Charlton Heston, Phil Donahue and President Bill Clinton back in the days when I was working at Saturday Night Live. But there’s probably so much more you don’t know about me so I’m getting ready to tell you the story of my life.”

Believe it or not, I was born in that hotbed of comedy, Brantford, ...

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