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"If You're Bored Of the Planet Earth"

Being the adventures, failures, loves and memories of my alter ego

Jack Babalon
27 March 1972
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About the Author: Before being gainfully employed as a mild mannered bureaucrat toiling mindlessly in the bowels of one of Corporate America's numerous cube farms, Jack Babalon was haunted by dreams of becoming an author. Envisioning a lush life of sleeping in until noon, courting delightfully sordid muses and growing a thick nicotine stained beard, he decided that the recent economic downturn was as good a time as any to quit his steady day-job in order to write the Great American Novel. He has had no regrets in pursuing this new occupation save having to subsist on a steady diet of Ramen Noodles, Little Debbie snack cakes and copious amounts of Jack Daniels.

His first novel, High Midnight, a Gonzo Pulp Western for the 21st Century - is available now from Dark Moon Books.

"Only in the irrational and unknown direction can we come to wisdom again."
-Jack Parsons, 1946

"what makes a man a writer?"
"well," I said, "it's simple, it's either you
get it down on paper or you jump off a bridge.
writers are desperate people and when they stop
being desperate they stop being writers."
"are you desperate?"
"I don't know..."

-Charles Bukowski,What Makes?

"Humanity i love you because you
are perpetually putting the secret of
life in your pants and forgetting
it's there and sitting down
on it

and because you are
forever making poems in the lap
of death Humanity

i hate you"

-E E Cummings,Humanity I love you

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