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Mixed-World Love Affair

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There she went, strutting down the street with the mad tenacity of a drunken stilt-walker—stumbling, wobbling, yet determined to keep moving as if nothing was amiss. On her perfectly opposable and slightly furry left foot, she wore a killer six-inch stiletto, glittering bright red in the streetlights, while the other foot was bare. Her shoe had gone missing on the dance floor. It probably got stuck in one of the holes of the crumbling wooden planks that urgently needed refinishing and was by now trampled down to its makings: rubber, leather, rhinestones.

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Leather Is Back

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As the whole world knows by now, last weekend's wardrobe malfunction on the red carpet was actually a bold fashion statement by Clarinne. The “skin” she flashed was really a daring design by LaPeau Leather. So I, as your fashion reporter, have dedicated this week's article to giving you all the details.

I am pleased to announce, Ladies (and of course, you discerning Gentlemen), that Leather is Back! Cruelty-free and more fashion-conscious than ever!

LaPeau has perfected vat-grown leathers that even the most expensive DNA test couldn't tell from traditional sources. And their growing methods have made it possible to have seams only where fashion demands, not where nature dictates. What progress!

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Free D&D Stories Read by Ice-T, and Other Randomness

Free D&D Stories Yeah, who would've ever guessed we would be writing that headline? Dungeons & Dragons stories read by Ice-T?!? What is this weird, enchanting world coming to? So yes, Audible is giving away lots of hefty, celebrity-read stories by New

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Free t-shirts at Armadillocon!

It's Armadillocon time! This weekend is Armadillocon in Austin, and we'll be there, although there won't be a suite party with burlesque girls or a dry-ice-powered steampunk beer cooler this time. The guests of honor are Ian McDonald and Ted

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Squid Review: You Shall Never Know Security

August is coming to an end, and here in Austin that means the perfect marriage of scorching heat and drenching humidity. It's no wonder us here at Space Squid read so much and don't get out very often. Some embrace

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