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Death Knocks By Jason Earls
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A cyclopean mystic with an overwhelming impulse to destroy ... a decapitated writer who cannot die ... a musician who invents a supernatural instrument to win the artist she loves ... an electrical... More > engineer who uses lucid dreaming techniques to discern the cause of his wife's death ... Only four of the astonishing characters you will discover in this collection of short stories. The tales in this book combine traditional horror with elements of fantasy, science fiction, and magical realism to create worlds you can visit to transcend any level of reality with which you have grown comfortable. (For audio versions of some of the stories, click the author's name above.)< Less
Red Zen By Jason Earls
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Saul Summerblend has a bizarre memory problem. And his Zen master, Bodhee, says he should travel to the dwarf planet Ceres to fix it. Along the way Saul meets a thirty-foot magic square whose... More > diagonals and rows sum to 666, encounters a group of drunken Vikings and evil dwarves, works some campy mathematics and overhears amusing CB radio conversations, fights a visionary with a penchant for wrestling masks and flipping off cars all day on main street, invents neologisms like deemkrite and freeganidge. He also learns of a mystical book called 'Red Zen: Way of the Butterfly' and attempts to solve a few koans about kangaroos, split toe nails, and carts filled with hatchets. Will Saul fix his strange memory problem? Will he even make it back to Earth alive?< Less
Heartless Bastard In Ecstasy By Jason Earls
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Clyde and Theresa. Living their shattered lives in a small town. Sad, desperate, lonely, heart broken. Working crappy jobs, having lascivious sexual encounters with perfect strangers, wandering... More > through graveyards, drinking cough syrup in night clubs, playing with strange chemical compositions, praying in flophouses, and striving for the forbidden in every possible way. What else could they do? Not much. Lurking within this southern gothic antinovel is an entire universe of abnormality, with emotional contraptions situated between the text and reader for maximum sensory enhancement.< Less
Zombies of the Red Descent By Jason Earls
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A zombie novella of love and survival, plus three "bonus" short stories, from Jason Earls, author of Mathematical Bliss, Heartless Bastard In Ecstasy, Cocoon of Terror (Afterbirth Books),... More > How to Become a Guitar Player from Hell, Red Zen (taught by Prof. Robert Siegle at Virginia Tech), If(Sid_Vicious == TRUE && Alan_Turing == TRUE) {ERROR_Cyberpunk(); }, and 0.136101521283655... all available on Amazon.com and other online book stores. His fiction and mathematical work have been published in Red Scream, Yankee Pot Roast, M-Brane SF, Scientia Magna, three of Clifford Pickover’s books, Mathworld.com, AlienSkin, Recreational and Educational Computing, Escaping Elsewhere, Creative Science Quarterly, Neometropolis, Thirteen, Dogmatika, Prime Curios, the Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, OG’s Speculative Fiction, Nocturnal Ooze, Bust Down the Door and Eat All the Chickens, and other publications. He currently resides in Oklahoma with his wife, Christine.< Less
Concrete Primes By Jason Earls
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This book is a collection of "concrete primes" with extensive essays explaining each one. Concrete primes fall squarely into the category of "experimental mathematics" due to... More > their avant-garde and cutting-edge nature; and in this text they pertain to a wide variety of nonfiction subjects: infinity, cyberpunk, Buddhism, Art Brut, Aram Saroyan's one-word poems, Andy Warhol, horror, badasses, writing, The Holy Bible, number theory, the "Lighght" controversy, human blood, literature, Cy Twombly, Carl Gauss, and other topics. Short stories also appear, each of which fits into the overall context of the book. Fans of Darren Aranofsky's movie Pi should love this work.< Less
Naked Lesbian Stalker By Jason Earls
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A naked lesbian stalker who only wants to be loved... a blues guitarist who meets Eric Clapton in the form of Barack Obama... a man's vicious crotch-grab after winning a whistling contest... a... More > brilliant jazz flute player with a novel approach to making money... a drummer who grows a new sexual organ out of his leg... a slot machine gambler who jams in a band with Jesus Christ on guitar... a bullwhip-wielding poet who engages in a brutal fight with his uncle armed with a shotgun... These are only a few of the incredible characters you will find in this new collection of short stories by Jason Earls. Elements of realism and absurdism combine with shades of surrealism, horror, and science fiction to make up this thoroughly unique collection of 26 short stories (most previously published in magazines and ezines) that will leave you scratching your head as to why you haven't already been reading Earls' work.< Less
Underground Guitar Handbook By Jason Earls
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If you've ever wanted to learn the newest "underground" and innovative guitar methods, this handbook is for you. Filled with cutting-edge and avant-garde techniques, the Underground Guitar... More > Handbook contains detailed explanations and musical examples of such topics as: four-finger licks, unusual scales, diminished licks, tremolo bar flutters and gurgles, the wah-wham method, tritones and flatted fifths, Shawn Lane's "impossible" chord, speed-picking licks, pedal point phrases, new hardware ideas, atonal patterns, mysticism, finger-tapping licks, and much more. Links to the author's youtube videos in which he performs the techniques are also provided, (plus a handful of musical short stories for additional entertainment). For learning the most cutting-edge guitar techniques (many never before published), this manual is all you will ever need.< Less
I Sin Every Number By Jason Earls
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Computer problems. We've all had them and they are always a pain. Sabrina, a freelance programmer, has recently been experiencing computer problems worse than anything she's ever encountered before.... More > Disturbing messages and unknown symbols and eerie text. She doesn't know if they're merely a practical joke or actual signals from another solar system. But she's determined to find out. And Dr. Mwang is no help. He's Sabrina's best friend as well as a supergenius, but she doesn't understand why he refuses to investigate her problem and why his attitude toward her has suddenly changed... Formerly one half of the infamous novel, If{Sid_Vicious == TRUE && Alan_Turing == TRUE, ERROR_Cyberpunk();}, this version has been extensively revised with new material added, plus there's an extensive introduction explaining the novel's origins.< Less
Mathematical Bliss By Jason Earls
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A collection of mathematical articles and short stories that feature math in some way. Brilliant numbers, squares, revrepfigits, palindromes, triangular numbers, Google primes, mock-rational numbers,... More > concrete primes and more are covered; while the short stories contain humor, history, philosophy, art, mysticism, zen, and science fiction. This book represents approximately ten years of mathematical research.< Less
Morzan the Slayer Must Die By Jason Earls
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After being attacked by a homeless man, Roger Treebolt discovers a strange list of information that soon gives him insomnia. Enter Frank, a mysterious man in an orange raincoat who flies Roger to a... More > secluded cave in the mountains, where he's introduced to Morzan the Slayer and his Telaheens, and quickly learns of a dangerous alien conspiracy. After a short conversation with God, Roger Treebolt receives a supernatural number sequence plus a powerful weapon, and soon enough an intense battle is underway... (Three bonus short stories also included.)< Less