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Do you like the library? by Fanny Niggerway - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:01:22 EST ID:z0qb+bRW No.66810 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I love the library 8-)
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Esther Droshbat - Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:12:54 EST ID:xdkqzYI5 No.66820 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66818
that's so fucking stupid though. the reason you have to bring your library books back is so other people can read them too, it isn't like you need to return your epub file so someone else can use it
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Clockmaster - Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:51:24 EST ID:o/HWgFQr No.66821 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I like libraries. When I was at MTSU in Tennessee, I spent my free time at the library reading philosophy and drinking coffee. I'm now in Idaho, and I visit the biggest library in the state very often, which is the University of Idaho library. I donated books there and even gave them a copy of one of the books that I wrote.
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Betsy Worthinghall - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:01:01 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.66824 Report Quick Reply
>>66819
The section with real books still will get a reputation for being haunted. Kids will be terrified to approach the relics of a previous culture.
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Cyril Pittstock - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:17:53 EST ID:2toGEGZD No.66831 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Its a place where anyone can freely enter, rest, (wash), and better their minds.
Good stuff.
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silent protagonist - Sun, 22 Mar 2015 17:32:05 EST ID:LUaNpdN5 No.66866 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Libraries have been a haven for me when I am homeless. I feel like they're too good to be true, and will eventually go extinct.

Something that blows my mind still, is that people BUY TONNES OF BOOKS to read once and clutter up their living space, and never read them again. Uhhhh... why didn't you just borrow from your library :|

Also yeah. I like physical books as much as the next guy. But when I can download literally any book I want, right now, for cheap/free, that beats the pants off traveling to some library ordering some book.


fools haven't read THE CROWD by Gustave Le'FuckingBon - Sat, 21 Mar 2015 03:04:36 EST ID:n+9yaN/s No.66862 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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what do any of you know of books like that of Eddie L. Bernays "Crystallizing Public Opinion" Or what he made for propaganda before the 50s? he was a crazy old guy but a psychotic genius at that when it came to generally crafting attitudes and molding perceptions hell there was even a library in his own house filled with shelves on just that subject. he was the nephew of Sigmund Freud thats gotta count for something.


e readers by Beatrice Fivingfoot - Thu, 05 Feb 2015 04:18:42 EST ID:ETSsSVOk No.66653 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Im looking for a pretty basic e-reader where i can just control the size of the window and have not much clutter besides that and be able to show 2 pages at once
my windows e reader covers the whole screen and calibre isnt that great imo
help with this please my friends?
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Charles Brookridge - Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:54:08 EST ID:ETSsSVOk No.66692 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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fuckin bump
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Priscilla Blablingfodge - Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:03:45 EST ID:6DksXGP8 No.66693 Ignore Report Quick Reply
e-reader meaning a physical device or a piece of software for reading PDFs?
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Hamilton Billingcocke - Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:12:43 EST ID:pMvRpzOs No.66694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66693
Obviously OP meant software. And I have an ipad so I just use that.
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Faggy Havingford - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:41:26 EST ID:ETSsSVOk No.66738 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>66653
bamp as fuck yo
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Rebecca Crassleridge - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:52:25 EST ID:ETSsSVOk No.66852 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66738


RIP in peace Pratchett by James Goodshaw - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:31:21 EST ID:A6QTDZhg No.66825 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Good night sweet prince ;_;
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Henry Wettingworth - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 19:27:42 EST ID:1gDx6fLw No.66840 Ignore Report Quick Reply
HE REALLY WAS A NICE GUY IN PERSON
EVEN LEFT BEHIND A DIGNIFIED BODY. MOST PEOPLE DON'T GET THAT OPPURTUNITY I CAN TELL YOU
AT THE RISK OF SEEMIMG SENTIMENTAL I PUT HIS HOURGLASS ON MY DESK.
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Walter Tillingshit - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 04:16:54 EST ID:z0qb+bRW No.66841 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Sometimes he made me laugh out loud. Rare for me to laugh in front of a book! Going on a whacky adventure into Discworld sounds like a good way to spend the day tomorrow. RIP, dawg.
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John Pagglefuck - Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:48:43 EST ID:1Z5wcAgD No.66846 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66830
I ws thinking of gettign an audiobook for while im at work and was also thinking of picking up a discworld book....so With that thought which discworld book should I get on audio ~??
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Molly Bluttingson - Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:25:39 EST ID:7ZyF1hbm No.66848 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66825
fuck, i was just nostalgia-ing on discworld the game and read a bunch of wikipedia articles on the books, and he dies like, three days after. thats awful, now if i read the books i'll be constantly reminded he's dead now, and thus saddened, like when i read george carlin books.
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Nicholas Commerspear - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:31:10 EST ID:PzHXNodI No.66851 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>66846
Hm my audiobook favorites are Reaper Man, Thief of Time and The Last Continent, but they're all pretty good.
While I think abridging a book is a crime, there are a few abridged ones read by Tony Robinson, who is a true master of his trade.
Stay away from those read by some woman (forgot her name), those are horrid.
As for the rest, just follow this guide. Read the blurbs and pick your favorite - they're all great.
You can enjoy any of the Discworld books without having read any of the others, but it's a much more awesome experience if you go through them in sequence.


Max Stirner by Fanny Sendernad - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 03:18:27 EST ID:vj7J3P9M No.66834 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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"How is it with mankind, whose cause we are to make our own? Is its cause that of another, and does mankind
serve a higher cause? No, mankind looks only at itself, mankind will promote the interests of mankind only,
mankind is its own cause. That it may develop, it causes nations and individuals to wear themselves out in its
service, and, when they have accomplished what mankind needs, it throws them on the dung-heap of history in
gratitude. Is not mankind’s cause – a purely egoistic cause?
I have no need to take up each thing that wants to throw its cause on us and show that it is occupied only with
itself, not with us, only with its good, not with ours. Look at the rest for yourselves. Do truth, freedom, humanity,
justice, desire anything else than that you grow enthusiastic and serve them?"

"Man, your head is haunted; you have wheels in your head! You imagine great things, and depict to yourself a whole world of gods that has an existence for you, a spirit-realm to which you suppose yourself to be called, an ideal that beckons to you. You have a fixed idea! Do not think that I am jesting or speaking figuratively when I regard those persons who cling to the Higher, and (because the vast majority belongs under this head) almost the whole world of men, as veritable fools, fools in a madhouse. What is it, then, that is called a "fixed idea"? An idea that has subjected the man to itself. When you recognize, with regard to such a fixed idea, that it is a folly, you shut its slave up in an asylum. And is the truth of the faith, say, which we are not to doubt; the majesty of (e. g.) the people, which we are not to strike at (he who does is guilty of — lese-majesty); virtue, against which the censor is not to let a word pass, that morality may be kept pure; — are these not "fixed ideas"? Is not all the stupid chatter of (e. g.) most of our newspapers the babble of fools who suffer from the fixed idea of morality, legality, Christianity, etc., and only seem to go about free because the madhouse in which they walk takes in so broad a space?"

So tell me, why aren't your reading Stirner? You don't want be free from your spooks or something?
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silent protagonist - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 04:06:25 EST ID:LUaNpdN5 No.66838 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The idea that humans have gods, but rocks and plants and animals don't, is valuable to me. We create castles in the sky which don't exist. Everything is actually very simple, but people choose to complicate things, for reasons like belonging and acceptance. Do you have food and shelter? Cool. Are you being a nice and cool person? Cool. Extra credit is furthering humanity instead of pushing it backward. Money and drama and mental disorders and feeling in a state of lack and such are just constructs which don't exist. Break free of your ball and chains and be free!
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Isabella Punnerman - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 11:11:12 EST ID:R4qCEDNB No.66839 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I read Stirner when I was about 16, back then I was a typical militant atheist and reading Stirner made me realize for the first time, with great clarity, that my own ideas of morality, when subjected to criticism, turn out to be no more valid nor less insane than the ideas of those who believe in a religion.
Was quiet enlightening and it got me started on looking into various philosophies, just broadened my horizons in general, while before that I was content with feeling superior to religious people and feeling like I have everything figured out in general.
Anyway, definitely recommended, it's a good read.


Stoicism by Augustus Pablingnork - Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:13:05 EST ID:Vv/98Gut No.66642 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm dealing with some depression, loneliness and self-confidence issues as of now. After a hefty research, I've conducted that gaining insight into stoicism would be a good place to start my recovery. I'm not knowledgeable about philosophy literature, so are there any recommended books about stoicism for beginners? Thanks in advance.
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Frederick Bellyfuck - Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:35:24 EST ID:awejuhRW No.66684 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66643

man and his symbols really helped me through a hard phase in my life
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Charlie of the Chans !!kWjRhGF5 - Mon, 09 Feb 2015 22:56:13 EST ID:FIu+AzFk No.66685 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You might start with some Epicurus. He's NOT a Stoic. But he's cool and takes the wind out of a lot of perennial human fears and sorrows. There's .pdf of his stuff at the Internet Archive dot org also:

https://archive.org/details/BaileyEpicurusTheExtantRemainsCyrilBailey

it's got the Greek texts with English translations.
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Constantine - Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:41:05 EST ID:p/px1ZPj No.66687 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I don't know any books about stoicism, but this lecture by this dude about Marcus Aurelius is fucking amazing. Marcus Aurelius was a bad ass. If anything , this video is a good introduction to stoicism.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z27Saih7JK4
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Caroline Goodlock - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:01:20 EST ID:iMqxm21H No.66720 Ignore Report Quick Reply
+1 Marcus Aurelius
Also Epictetus http://classics.mit.edu/Browse/browse-Epictetus.html
yw
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Nell Gammerstock - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:58:25 EST ID:OeocEqXU No.66835 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66687
What a great thing to stumble upon today. This is just the thing I needed to hear today, this thread is a pleasant refresher to the values I had been neglecting as of late.


Harper Lee set to publish her 2nd book by C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:20:10 EST ID:z/ti5zyb No.66648 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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http://deadline.com/2015/02/to-kill-a-mockingbird-harper-lee-sequel-1201365481/

It's crazy to think after 55 years, Harper Lee is publishing a sequel to her only novel and arguably a Great American Classic.
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 05 Feb 2015 08:19:08 EST ID:z/ti5zyb No.66657 Report Quick Reply
>>66652
It is suspicious though that this announcement came just after her sister died and after Lee said for years she'd never write another book. It's hard to discern whether Lee had any say in the matter at all. It seems like it's going both ways and we don't know the whole story.
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Nicholas Cebblecocke - Sat, 14 Feb 2015 04:46:15 EST ID:Vwi3ynBi No.66709 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>66648
Wow. The first thing I thought of was pic related.

I'll definitely read it though. Just strange that it's being released now.
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Shitting Dibbersit - Sat, 14 Feb 2015 15:27:59 EST ID:z0qb+bRW No.66712 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Guys, what if it is really bad? And nobody has the guts to tell her
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Nigger Pummerhall - Sat, 14 Feb 2015 16:53:25 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.66714 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66712
Then she can just say "nigga, that's why I waited 50 years to publish the fucker"
In those exact words
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Oliver Pickstone - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:25:24 EST ID:KR4o7oQV No.66833 Ignore Report Quick Reply
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/03/12/report-alabama-investigating-possible-elder-abuse-in-connection-with-harper-lees-new-novel/

HIGGY WAS RIGHT ALL ALONG


Free...form? by Death Huxley - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:17:04 EST ID:8SMBC5Rg No.66782 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I don't know if this is gonna make sense, so I'll just go from the jump.

I like people like Kim Fowley, Hunter S., and William S. Burroughs. I like spoken word, but I don't know if anyone's committed that style to books. Maybe its' a stream of consciousness thing.

I don't know much, but can anybody direct me to some good "spoken word" loose style poetry? Maybe beat stuff? I don't know, I guess something I can read.
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Barnaby Cragglewudging - Sat, 07 Mar 2015 11:14:44 EST ID:WZFYek3/ No.66797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Obvious would be Jack Kerouac; but you probably know about him already.
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Death Huxley - Sat, 07 Mar 2015 13:08:29 EST ID:8SMBC5Rg No.66798 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66797
Not exactly familiar with beat poetry, although I would love a place to start.
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Cedric Chembledock - Sun, 08 Mar 2015 08:43:00 EST ID:Cz4PTNr4 No.66806 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>66782
He doesn't really qualify as "beat" as he came a few years later, but I really like Jim Carroll. He's probably best known as the author of "The Basketball Diaries" but he did some pretty cool poetry, too. Some of his stuff might be in the vein you're looking for.
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Nell Billingman - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:37:04 EST ID:WWSgjyJR No.66811 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66782

Kurt Vonnegut and Irvine Welsh have a similarly ascerbic wit, and vital energy. Certainly quite different authors but I certainly enjoy them for similar reasons as HST and Burroughs.
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Death Huxley - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:46:52 EST ID:8SMBC5Rg No.66826 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66806
>>66811

I read some excerpts of the Basketball Diaries, and I loved it. It's got this great style, and it had me hooked. I thought it was exceptional.

I would love to check out some beat authors and maybe some more like Carroll. I'll have to check out Vonnegut from my local library. They don't carry Irvine Welsh, but I can look elsewhere.


Non Fiction Audiobooks by Betsy Bunman - Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:29:20 EST ID:xST3PHYK No.66791 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sup /lit/
I find myself having to walk quite a while to get to uni and to work so I have lots of time to listen to audiobooks during the day. I like fiction but I prefer reading it. What are some interesting audiobooks? Bonus points if there's a torrent somewhere
I just finished Sam Harris' Waking Up, and I gotta say that was a good listen.
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Lydia Windlestock - Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:55:48 EST ID:ZYh0DeyA No.66795 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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A history of the world in 100 objects is the shit. Interesting, yet relaxing, and awesome to listen to.
All the creatures great and small (about being a vet)
Nothing to envy (about best-korea)
the meaning of everything (about the oxford dictionary)
Animal wise (animals are awesome)
Bird sense (birds are awesome)
Weird life (weird shit is awesome)
The forest unseen (nature is awesome)
A long way gone (being a child soldier is not cool)
Adrift: 76 days lost at sea (being lost at sea is not cool)
Whatever you do, don't run (being a safari guide is fun)
Everything by Mary Roach
(just a few of my recently listened to audiobooks
AFAIK all available on kat)


Getting Published by Benedict Cumbersnatch - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:50:39 EST ID:IfQJJDcg No.66743 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This is to all you dreamers out there, have any of you ever tried to get published? Not self-published, downloadable on kindle / the internet or print on demand. But actually published by an official (be it large or small) publishing house? Anyone succeed? It'd be nice to hear some success stories from fellow b/lit/zed writers
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Alice Shakespear - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:57:46 EST ID:djXTyEu8 No.66753 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just spam your shit to everyone and everyone. Nowadays you don't gotta worry about manuscripts and sase, just send an email.

This website where i get my leads from.
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Graham Peggleman - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:45:53 EST ID:FSuzPH0s No.66762 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66743

Hang around in cafes near publushers buildings on friday night and just go with the flow, chances are you'll meet some people working there and they can tell you how to get published.

Wouldnt there be a book on how to get published (for dummies?)
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Cedric Grimlock - Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:43:18 EST ID:GBxNsXVw No.66785 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66743
I used to write chapter one of a new fantasy novel every couple of months, never staying focused enough to commit to one idea. One of my neighbours is a published author, and if I ever finish anything good he would probably help me get published, but honestly I just lack the dedication.


cyberpunk story by George Blendleshaw - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:09:48 EST ID:7LvVOrwL No.66767 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Ok, I'm just high and watching GITS. I get an idea to write a cyberpunk story
>title
>Cyberpunk
Its about a cyber punk - the protagonist, he has alot of the elements of this generation, lonely, always kind of abstract and unreachable behind a computer, maybe the kind of person who would spend alot of time on 420chan or alot of time with abstract politic/social/whatever theory. He has some geeky and indulgent pleasures but not overwhelming his life completely, he has alot of punk elements to him such as a fuck you attitude and a desire to be high all the time, also a very cynical person and maybe some-one who sort of comes from a very different place/time.
This story is supposed to be a kind of amalgam of alot of cyberpunk/dystopian stories. Ghost in the Shell, obviously, Neuromancer, The Matrix, Brave New World, 1984, but also Neil Blomkamp's movies, some Gaspar Noe movies, Pattern Recognition and maybe even a bit of Henry Miller (he was really punk, right - I think so) sort of approach to the writing style. I want to get some philosophy and theory in there too though: Donna Haraway is one really obvious choice, referencing GITS, then Simulacrum with Foucault/Deleuzian concepts - the "post-script on control societies" is particularly cool because its like a piece of cyberpunk in itself.
Now what would this guy be doing, right? He would probably be in Chiba, gaming, smoking, drinking/get involved with some mobster. Where I think differently than Gibson is that he isn't from the same place and doesn't have glorious history like Chase in Neuromancer. But to begin with, this Protagonist would not have family or a place of origin. He simply came into being. In conversation with a love interest/side-kick he would tell her about it:

>>"I'm not from anywhere, what do you mean, i'm from nowhere. oh yeah, me too.... Kendricksburg Ontario.... trust me, nothings more nowhere than that. That's not a nowhere, that's still a somewhere. It's got a name, it's got a population, I suppose, It's real, it exists. What do you mean, protagonist? you mean you popped out of thin air? you were the fucking miracle that will finally prove the existance of God? The dark side of the Neutron, Jimmy Protagonist, the lord saviour of man-kind."
I thought about her for a minute two. Would she ever really accept what I said? She twiddled her thumbs and looked at me. I would never be able to reach in those eyes. They were just screens printed with her name, her codes. She wouldn't understand, she treats the secrets of the universe like celebrity gossip. Paradoxically, this meant that I should tell her, that she would'nt understand gave me more reason as it didn't matter whether I chose not to tell her or tell her. So I said I was a boxcode baby; a baby produced at random in an industrial soup. I lived in cyberspace until I was five, I didn't know inside from outside, I didn't know life from death. I wasn't aware I was frollicking playfully with a virtual simulation of a mother constructed by a corporation. Then, ripped out of the illusion, we were brought all of us into the schools, where we were disciplined, then barracks where we were beaten, then factory where we were educated.
"I dropped out before Corporation and Modulation. I.... just left. But that wasn't the question, Protagonist. I was asking you where you're from. I don't know. I come from a code in a box. I was in a farm until I was old enough to walk and talk independently and I never.... really did that even. WHERE on the fucking map, dude, jeeze!! I guess Greenland, Alaska, Hawaii then Ocean training so I saw the whole world.... I dunno, maybe I should say everywhere instead of Nowhere, huh...."
She sat on the edge of the stairs looking down on me. I was fixing the engine and nothing else in the world was happening. It was a daze, one of these days. I couldn't give a shit if a nuke had fallen on the place, it would always and forever be just one of those days, together, doing something, or nothing, not paying attention. I think these are the most relaxing times of our lives. The night-times and breezy mornings we just sleep through, not knowing how good it is to dream while you're dreaming. But how could I be so happy teling her a horror story like this? one she didn't even appreciate. She'd probably seen horror stories conducted by her own hands worse than mine. Everyone knew what a boxcode baby was, that it was bad. All she did was raise her eyebrow when I looked back up at her. The least impressed person in the world. She would never be able to understand a trauma like that.
She began to absent mindedly sing the lyrics of Smells like Teen Spirit. She never tired.<<

Obviously needs some character sketching first, this is still pretty thin.... I actually think it would be better if the character didn't know about his own conception, just believed he popped into the world like in the Truman Show... but basically, it's Neuromancer's story of down and out male meets unobtainable girl and progress from there. I'm not sure whether it should be like pulp, just loads and loads of episodes which build that character and the environment or one story arch already setting out what I want to do.
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Polly Bebberteck - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:30:23 EST ID:z0qb+bRW No.66768 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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It was a little messy to read, you may want to work on your presentation when making threads like this. I got through it, though. I am not a critic or a writer, just someone who loves to read, so keep that in mind.

There are some cliches in here that I would not enjoy coming across in a new book, the cool cyber punk guy who is simply "is" and has a can't-be-fucked-to-care personality. It feels very much done already, is there any room for growth? Can he start out that way and change as the story progresses? That is what I enjoy most in a story, is a change in the personality of the character, character growth. Surprise me, you know? Make me believe this guy is a cliche and turn him into a fleshed out, 3-dimensional, complicated human being.

And about the idea for the ending, about the divine girl. It's called a Deus Ex Machina, and it isn't a very good thing to surprise somebody with. D.E.M.s work sometimes, if they are foreshadowed far in advance and acknowledged for what they are, if they take the story where it needs to go. But simply revealing her as being a Deus Ex Machina all along is lazy storytelling.

You're inspired by some very cool writers, but I feel like an amalgam of these works is not so refreshing
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Ebenezer Crorringdock - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:11:58 EST ID:1FICbyuV No.66770 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66768
hmm, true. I was stoned. nb
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Wesley Crugglekedging - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:22:39 EST ID:z0qb+bRW No.66775 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66770
keep writing down your stoned ideas, i hope i didn't discourage you.
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Jenny Mongerhutch - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:10:55 EST ID:qcsyfLVx No.66778 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>66775
you misunderstood a few things but that is completely down to my presentation which you noted so thats my issue.
Tbh I can barely make sense of what I was thinking of at that moment, for some reason thinking through fiction helped me work through other things I'm working on.
Partially there is this idea that we are passed the moment of 'the end of history' - some call this era meta-modernism for instance. I had also read this article http://www.e-flux.com/journal/the-new-depthiness/. So I was wondering what these stories might look like rewritten in this era. The particularly poignant thing from that article is "just because it's fake doesn't mean it's not real" that simulacra have a kind of truth even though they are copies of copies thus fake. So I was thinking along the lines of the Minority Report idea (shittest film ever imo but that doesnt matter): the protagonist was pretty much a kind of clone, brought up in a completely controlled environment, a mass-produced human (almost a reality at this point) which most of his kind don't see but because he - analogous to a computer program - has a glitch, he does. He therefore is discarded by whatever created him and can't remember his upbringing except for a simple progression of environments i've taken from Foucault/Deleuze. See for reference: https://files.nyu.edu/dnm232/public/deleuze_postcript.pdf - you said you liked reading so enjoy!
The protagonist is not supposed to just be some cool guy with that kind of personality. When I wrote it, I meant that it would be someone more out of touch than the world than arrogantly above it - a lurker maybe. We are now partaking in this virtual conversation - should it really matter if it's real or not, people are glued to their screens all the time. Should it really matter if this conversation or a meme is real or not? It doesn't diminish their value in the way we use them... But still we're not physically meeting each other, we're still just two people alone behind our computers.
The amalgamation of stories was supposed to mean more an assemblage, an idea here, an idea there. Sort of like a cyborg story in itself. But Idk, I don't kn…
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good will hunting mode by Emma Cannerwill - Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:48:03 EST ID:1Z5wcAgD No.66745 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What books should one read to become good will hunting mode
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Eugene Dullerhane - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:10:01 EST ID:QHsLeNMW No.66748 Ignore Report Quick Reply
All of them.
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Phyllis Goodman - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:46:10 EST ID:JYZwHrdK No.66777 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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